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    US Soldiers arrive in Poland for DEFENDER-Europe 20 Phase II [Image 1 of 5]

    US Soldiers arrive in Poland for DEFENDER-Europe 20 Phase II

    POZNAN, POLAND

    07.16.2020

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    U.S. Army Europe   

    Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, arrived in Poznan, Poland, July 16, 2020. The Fort Hood based unit deployed to participate in DEFENDER-Europe 20 Phase II at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland. DEFENDER-Europe 20 was designed as a deployment exercise to build strategic readiness in support of the U.S. National Defense Strategy and NATO deterrence objectives. In response to COVID-19, DEFENDER-Europe 20 was modified in size and scope. Phase I of the modified DEFENDER-Europe 20 was linked exercise Allied Spirit, which took place at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland, June 5-19, with approximately 6,000 U.S. and Polish Soldiers. In Phase II of the modified DEFENDER-Europe 20, a U.S.-based combined arms battalion will conduct an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise to Europe July 14 – Aug. 22. For more information about DEFENDER-Europe, visit www.eur.army.mil/DefenderEurope. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army)

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    Date Taken: 07.16.2020
    Date Posted: 07.17.2020 12:49
    Photo ID: 6278166
    VIRIN: 200716-A-XX999-1028
    Resolution: 1800x1200
    Size: 272.48 KB
    Location: POZNAN, PL 
    Hometown: DRAWSKO POMORSKIE, ZP, PL
    Hometown: FORT HOOD, TX, US

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