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    Stryker unit visits local villages as combined U.S.-Romanian training commences

    2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment displays the U.S. Army Stryker to Romanian locals

    Photo By Spc. Charles Thompson | Local Romanian's from Ceamurlia de Sus get a good look at the U.S. Stryker combat...... read more read more

    MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, ROMANIA

    08.18.2009

    Story by Pfc. Charles Thompson 

    Task Force - East

    MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU AIR FIELD, Romania — U.S. Soldiers from the 4th Squadron of the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment based in Vielsec, Germany, visited six villages Monday with their Stryker combat vehicles near the Babadag Training Area in Tulcea County in eastern Romania. Soldiers interacted with local Romanian's visiting, sharing stories and discussing training they will be conducting in the local region. About 500 citizens greeted the Soldiers and got a closer look at the Stryker combat vehicles.

    Approximately 850 U.S. Soldiers and support personnel from the 2 SCR commence side-by-side training this week with members of the Romanian 33rd Mountain Troops Battalion based out of Curte De Arges, Romania through the end of October 2009 as part of U.S. Army Europe's Joint Task Force-East. The JTF-East mission focus is to increase theater security cooperation in the region, build interoperability capabilities and develop personal and professional relationships.

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    Date Taken: 08.18.2009
    Date Posted: 08.18.2009 08:17
    Story ID: 37630
    Location: MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, RO 

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