Above you can see U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 1st Squadron (Airborne), 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade as they conduct cold load training prior to air assaulting into Hohenfels Training Area, Germany during Exercise Saber Screen 2019.
Below: Sling loading a U.S. Army Ground Mobility Vehicle to a CH-47 Chinook in preparation for air assaulting into Hohenfels Training Area, Germany during Exercise Saber Screen 19, July 22, 2019.
When did you sling load your vehicle last?
Below: Fully kitted U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to 1st Squadron (Airborne), 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade ride in a CH-47 Chinook en route to an air assault mission
The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the U.S. Army’s Contingency Response Force in Europe, providing rapidly deployable forces to the United States Europe, Africa and Central Commands areas of responsibilities. Forward deployed across Italy and Germany, the brigade routinely trains alongside NATO allies and partners to build partnerships and strengthen the alliance.
All photos by Spc. Ryan Lucas, 173rd Airborne Brigade.