Military Exercises

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
In addition to combating illegal trafficking of people, drugs, and weapons, Phase 11 of Operation Ágata, held from June 13th-22nd in Brazil, created multilateral efforts with neighboring countries to reduce border crimes and increase security.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
As troops from 24 nations convened last month in Poland for exercise Anakonda, meant to showcase NATO’s unity vis-à-vis Russia, some European countries successfully worked behind the scenes to soften the symbolism of ground troops maneuvering so closely to Moscow’s back yard.
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.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
U.S. Soldiers are in Guatemala leading a training course to better equip local forces to combat organized crime and drug trafficking.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The UN, EU and other international organisations have condemned the murder on Wednesday of a prominent environmental activist in Honduras. Lesbia Yaneth Urquia was killed four months after the shooting of award-winning environmentalist Berta Caceres.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Tanzania's Chief of Defense has given high praise to the U.S. military for their role in organizing the Eastern Accord 2016 military training exercise.

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