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    DEFENDER 24: APS-2 field hospital activated, issued in an Army medicine history first [Image 7 of 9]

    DEFENDER 24: APS-2 field hospital activated, issued in an Army medicine history first

    DULMEN, NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN, GERMANY

    05.08.2024

    Photo by Cameron Porter 

    405th Army Field Support Brigade - Europe & Africa

    A line of Army tactical vehicles, to include this one carrying a potable water tank, stands at the ready at the Dülmen Army Prepositioned Stocks-2 worksite before convoying from Dülmen to Baumholder, Germany, for DEFENDER 24. For the first time in Army medicine history, an APS-2 field hospital was activated and issued, and for the first time in APS-2 history, an Equipment Configuration and Hand-off Area was established at Dülmen to support this mission.

    DEFENDER is the Dynamic Employment of Forces to Europe for NATO Deterrence and Enhanced Readiness, and is a U.S. European Command scheduled, U.S. Army Europe and Africa conducted exercise that consists of Saber Strike, Immediate Response, and Swift Response. DEFENDER 24 is linked to NATO’s Steadfast Defender exercise, and DoD’s Large Scale Global Exercise, taking place from 28 March to 31 May.

    DEFENDER 24 is the largest U.S. Army exercise in Europe and includes more than 17,000 U.S. and 23,000 multinational service members from more than 20 Allied and partner nations, including Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. (U.S. Army courtesy photo)

    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 05.08.2024
    Date Posted: 05.08.2024 03:10
    Photo ID: 8389522
    VIRIN: 240508-A-SM279-7173
    Resolution: 4000x3000
    Size: 3.43 MB
    Location: DULMEN, NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN, DE
    Hometown: TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA, US

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