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Brigade Gen. Altair Jose Polsin, Commander of the Brazilian Army's 15th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, greets Brig. Gen. Willard Burleson, deputy commanding general (support), 7th Infantry Division, during a visit to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, May 13. Polsin led a Brazilian army delegation with the purpose of becoming familiar with the Stryker vehicle capabilities and Stryker unit organization. This familiarization is intended to set the conditions for future military-to-military U.S. and Brazilian training events.

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - A Brazilian army delegation visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord to become familiar with the U.S. Army Stryker vehicle and its variants.

Led by Brigade General Altair Jose Polsin, Commander of the Brazilian Army 15th Mechanized Infantry Brigade, the group attended briefings to learn about Stryker capabilities and Stryker unit organization, at the 7th Infantry Division Headquarters, May 13. This familiarization was intended to set the conditions for future military-to-military U.S. and Brazilian training events.

The delegation had an opportunity to see the Stryker vehicle and numerous variants with a visit to 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team motor pools, and to meet Soldiers of 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment.


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Date Taken:05.13.2014

Date Posted:05.13.2014 19:05

Location:JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA, USGlobe

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