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    U.S. Soldiers Prepare Tanks for Exercise in Poland [Image 1 of 11]

    U.S. Soldiers Prepare Tanks for Exercise in Poland

    DRAWSKO POMORSKIE, POLAND

    07.21.2020

    Photo by Jason Johnston  

    Training Support Activity Europe           

    U.S. Soldiers, assigned to Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, prepare to fire an M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank during Phase II of DEFENDER-Europe 20, Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland, July 21, 2020. 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 to 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.

    (U.S. Army photo by Jason Johnston.)

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 07.21.2020
    Date Posted: 07.21.2020 16:25
    Photo ID: 6281482
    VIRIN: 200721-A-RY767-0001
    Resolution: 7200x4800
    Size: 18.76 MB
    Location: DRAWSKO POMORSKIE, PL 

    Web Views: 150
    Downloads: 48

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