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Saturday Snapshot


Estonian recce soldiers pose for a photo during Exercise Sabre Strike 2015.

Photo courtesy of NATO.

Friday Foto


A Latvian soldier takes cover during exercise Saber Junction 15 at the U.S. Army’s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, April 23, 2015. Saber Junction 15 prepares NATO and partner nation forces for offensive, defensive, and stability operations and promotes interoperability among participants. Saber Junction 15 has more than 4,700 participants from 17 countries, to include: Albania, Armenia, Belgium, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Turkey and the U.S.

U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Markus Rauchenberger

The Professional’s Insight Part 2: Setting Up A Covert OP

UF PRO give us a glimpse behind the curtains as they follow an elite team of soldiers deployed behind enemy lines performing a hostage rescue operation.

In this second part of their video trilogy, the viewer will discover some of the tactical procedures and the gear used when operating in enemy territory.

UF PRO Part 2

US Army has new desert warfare school

First it was the resurrection of Jungle School in Hawaii, now the US Army is getting back to a focus on desert operations with the creation of a new desert warfare school at Fort Bliss, Texas.


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Friday Foto


Soldiers from 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment land from Merlin helicopters to capture an airfield during Exercise Joint Warrior.

Photo: Mark Owens, MoD Crown Copyright 2014.

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