Military Exercises

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 07:24
The Pentagon has identified eight staging areas in Russia where large numbers of military forces appear to be preparing for incursions into Ukraine, according to U.S. defense officials.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 07:14
Russia should allow observers, including Western journalists, to attend upcoming military drills that could again put Ukraine on edge just as Russian President Vladimir Putin has sharpened his rhetoric, the commander of the U.S. Army in Europe told Reuters.
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 07:14
U.S. Marines and sailors recently teamed with other NATO allies during a major show of force in Ukraine amid growing concerns about a Russian military plus-up on the Crimean border.
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 06:36
Saber Guardian is an annual multinational exercise that is part of U.S. European Command's Joint Exercise Program designed to enhance joint combined interoperability with allied and partner nations. Saber Guardian 16 involved more than 2,800 troops from five NATO countries (Bulgaria, Canada, Poland, Romania and the USA) and five Partnership for Peace states (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) participated in the exercise.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 07:01
Soldiers under the command of Joint Task Force Bravo (JTF-B), Medical Element (MEDEL), executed a medical readiness training exercise for the first time in the village of La Boveda, Trujillo July 28-29, 2016, serving a total of 1,072 patients of all ages during the two-day event that involved key leaders from both JTF-Bravo and Honduras.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Sea Breeze - 2016 military exercises that involve warships from the United States and other countries are beginning in the northwestern part of the Black Sea, in the Odessa and Nikolayev regions of Ukraine on Monday. According to the press service of the Ukrainian Navy command, this year the manoeuvers’ "geography has been significantly expanded".
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Soldiers from the United Kingdom, the United States, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan marked the official start of Steppe Eagle 16 with an opening ceremony held July 16, 2016, at the United Kingdom’s Stanford Training Area. Steppe Eagle, now in its 13th year, is an annual multinational training exercise, focused on peacekeeping and peace support operations.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Hurried preparations are underway in Kigali on the 10th EAC Military Games, which will bring together military forces of 6 countries for a series of trainings and exercises.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
President Obama’s true priorities were on full display this past week as he attended the NATO Summit in Poland’s capital of Warsaw. For while Obama met with other NATO heads of state to discuss raising troop levels, bringing more military hardware into Eastern Europe and to the doorstep of Russia, and generally heightening tensions with a nuclear power, America found itself in crisis.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Soldiers from the U.S. Marine Corps recently completed an in-country training with Cameroonian soldiers that focused on tactics to effectively counter the trafficking of humans and arms in the country.