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    Parachute Deployment [Image 2 of 10]

    Parachute Deployment



    Photo by Staff Sgt. John Yountz 

    173rd Airborne Brigade

    U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to 1st Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment conduct a joint airborne operation from a C-130 Hercules aircraft alongside paratroopers from the Lithuanian - Polish - Ukrainian Brigade. This training is part of Exercise Rapid Trident 21 at the International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, Ukraine on Sept. 25, 2021.

    Rapid Trident 21 involves approximately 6,200 personnel from 12 nations, Sept. 20 - Oct. 1, 2021, at the International Peacekeeping Security Centre near Yavoriv, Ukraine. Rapid Trident is an annual, multinational exercise that supports joint combined interoperability among the partner militaries of Ukraine and the United States, as well as Partnership for Peace nations and NATO allies.

    The 173d Airborne Brigade is the U.S. Army's Contingency Response Force in Europe, providing rapidly deployable forces to the United States European, Africa and Central Command areas of responsibility. Forward deployed across Italy and Germany, the brigade routinely trains alongside NATO allies and partners to build partnerships and strengthen the alliance.

    (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. John Yountz)


    Date Taken: 09.25.2021
    Date Posted: 09.27.2021 11:25
    Photo ID: 6857951
    VIRIN: 210925-A-TO756-379
    Resolution: 8256x4128
    Size: 7.62 MB
    Location: YAVORIV, UA

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