Exercise Aliwal Surge


U.S. Soldiers with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, supporting the 4th Infantry Division, along with British army soldiers with the U.K. Royal Lancers, Aliwal Troop, supporting NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland, conduct a road march across the Poland-Lithuania border and then through Forward Operating Site Pabrade, Lithuania, during exercise Aliwal Surge, June 28.

Aliwal Surge is a multifaceted operation involving Soldiers from across NATO’s eFP Battle Group Poland.It is a short-notice readiness exercise designed to test the interoperability and innovation of the participating military units including American elements supporting the 4th Infantry Division.

The 4th Inf. Div.’s mission in Europe is to engage in multinational training and exercises across the continent, working alongside NATO allies and regional security partners to provide combat-credible forces to V Corps, America’s forward deployed corps in Europe.



Video by Sgt. Alex Soliday

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