Above we have Polish mortar systems, called M120 Rak, providing indirect fire support for U.S. and Polish forces during a Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise at Nowa Deba, Poland April 8. The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division is deployed in support of the U.S. European Command to assure allies in the region and deter any future aggression.
Below: U.S. Paratroopers assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, exit a UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter.
American paratroopers and Polish soldiers walk together
Several impacts of mortar and artillery rounds hit the training area
Artillery systems provide fire support for Polish and U.S. forces during a Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise at Nowa Deba, Poland, April 8. The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division is deployed in support of U.S. European Command to assure our Allies and deter any future aggression.
U.S. Paratroopers and Polish Soldiers pose for a group photo with the Polish Minister of Defense, Mariusz Błaszczak, after conducting a Joint Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise.
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Photos and captions: U.S. Army, Sgt. Garrett Ty Whitfield, 82nd Airborne Division.