Operation Open Spirit

09/08/2017: Operation Open Spirit is an annual mine clearance and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) operation in the Baltic Sea. This year it takes place in Latvia and involves participants from 10 countries including dive teams from the host nation as well as Canada, Estonia, Norway and the United Kingdom. The aim…

Saxon Warrior 2017 Exercise


Saxon Warrior is an exercise designed to develop theater-specific
combat skills, as well as enhance cooperation between U.S. and U.K. forces and governmental agencies. 

Led by the Royal Navy's Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST), Saxon Warrior '17 presents a myriad of challenges to the multinational and multi-platform force by creating…

Exercise Saxon Warrior 2017

08/18/2017: A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, refueled U.S. F/A-18s and Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons during a refueling mission over the Atlantic Ocean as part of exercise Saxon Warrior, Aug. 8, 2017. Saxon Warrior is a United States and United Kingdom…

Exercise Dynamic Mongoose 2017

2017-07-23  NATO-led exercise Dynamic Mongoose took place in the North Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Iceland. Participants were training anti-submarine warfare (ASW) interoperability and anti-surface capabilities. Naval forces from Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, the United Kingdom and the United States participated with ships and…

Saber Strike 17

2017-07-19  About 11,000 U.S. and NATO service members from 20 countries took part in the 2017 Saber Strike exercise. The exercise took place in various regions in the Baltics and Poland from May 28-June 24. Saber Strike 17 is a long-standing Joint Chiefs of Staff-directed, U.S. European Command-scheduled, U.S. Army…

Sabre Strike 17 Exercises Collective Defense

06/22/2017: Exercise Saber Strike 17 is a US Army Europe led multinational training exercise that is meant to build the interoperability of US forces and their NATO partners. TX, UNITED STATES 06.16.2017 Video by Sgt. Samuel De Leon 100th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment WIESBADEN, Germany -- Saber Strike 17 is this year's…

Exercise Jeanne D’Arc 2017

05/28/2017: U.S. Marines and Sailors assigned to India Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, forward deployed to the 3rd Marine Division, as part of the forward Unit Deployed Program, have joined the amphibious forces of Japan, France, and the United Kingdom to execute Jeanne D’ Arc, an annual French led exercise…

F-35s to Bulgaria

05/08/2017: Two US Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft practise air-to-air refuelling before arriving for the first time in Bulgaria. Rumen Radev, President of Bulgaria, is hosting the arrival ceremony. Two US Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft from the 34th Fighter Squadron are on temporary deployment to RAF Lakenheath, United…