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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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Read the rest of the story at ArmyTimes.com…

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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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Exercise Rafale Blanche

Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment provide suppressing fire with a C6 machine gun and C7 rifles during a simulated attack on the enemy stronghold as part of Exercise RAFALE BLANCHE in Saint-Sylvestre, Québec on February 5, 2014.

U.S. Navy photo: Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter D. Blair

German LRRPs conduct freefall training in Tennessee

Soldiers of Fernspählehrkompanie 200 (long range reconnaissance training company) visited Tennessee recently to practice their skills in military free-fall operations with full equipment.

The company belongs to the German Army’s special operations division and provides the division’s organic long range reconnaissance capabilities.

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Click on the picture above to jump to the video – in German language.

Source:  Bundeswehr News Service.

Netherlands 11 Airmobile Brigade: Exercise ‘Falcon Preydrive’

Exercise FALCON PREYDRIVE is under way near Celle in Germany.  Participants include airborne troops from Germany, The United States and The Netherlands.

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This exercise tests the operational readiness of 11 Infantry Battalion Grenadier Guards Regiment and Hunters. The exercise is supported by various units of the brigade and the OOCL.

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