Images: Marching cadence [Image 3 of 6]
Photo by Sgt. Lauren Twigg
Members of the Air Mobile Forces Band of Kazakhstan perform a cadence march during the opening ceremony for Steppe Eagle 2013 at the Iliskiy Training Center Aug. 10. Participating nations include Italy, Kyrgystan, Lithuania, Switzerland, Tajikistan, and the United Kingdom. Steppe Eagle is an annual, multinational exercise, which is conducted from the Kazakhstan Peacekeeping Brigade and Battalion, the Arizona Army National Guard, the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, and Third Army/U.S. Central Command. The exercise will help build strong alliances while allowing more than 1,000 participants from seven militaries to practice interoperability.