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U.S. Soldiers with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment and Polish soldiers from the 6th Airborne Brigade pull security before navigating to an observation point July 17, 2015, near Nowa Deba, Poland. The exercise was part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, focused on joint training and security cooperation.
U.S. Soldiers with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment and Polish soldiers from the 6th Airborne Brigade pull security before navigating to an observation point July 17, 2015, near Nowa Deba, Poland. The exercise was part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, focused on joint training and security cooperation. (Brandon Anderson/U.S. Army)
U.S. Soldiers with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment and Polish soldiers from the 6th Airborne Brigade pull security before navigating to an observation point July 17, 2015, near Nowa Deba, Poland. The exercise was part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, focused on joint training and security cooperation.
U.S. Soldiers with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment and Polish soldiers from the 6th Airborne Brigade pull security before navigating to an observation point July 17, 2015, near Nowa Deba, Poland. The exercise was part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, focused on joint training and security cooperation. (Brandon Anderson/U.S. Army)
U.S. Army Reserve combat engineers from the 374th Engineer Company tread water during Combat Water Survival Training at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., July 17, 2015,part of a two-week field exercise known as a Sapper Leader Course Prerequisite Training.
U.S. Army Reserve combat engineers from the 374th Engineer Company tread water during Combat Water Survival Training at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., July 17, 2015,part of a two-week field exercise known as a Sapper Leader Course Prerequisite Training. (Michel Sauret/U.S. Army)
A U.S. Army Reserve combat engineer from the 374th Engineer Company covers a sector of fire during an air assault landing July 18, 2015, during a two-week field training exercise known as a Sapper Leader Course Prerequisite Training at Camp San Luis Obispo Military Installation, Calif.
A U.S. Army Reserve combat engineer from the 374th Engineer Company covers a sector of fire during an air assault landing July 18, 2015, during a two-week field training exercise known as a Sapper Leader Course Prerequisite Training at Camp San Luis Obispo Military Installation, Calif. (Michel Sauret/U.S. Army)
Soldiers with 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, stack up near a simulated door during a demolition range July 19, 2015, at the Central Training Area, near Tapa, Estonia, during Operation Atlantic Resolve. Throughout the day, soldiers practiced building and setting the various charges they had learned about the previous day.
Soldiers with 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, stack up near a simulated door during a demolition range July 19, 2015, at the Central Training Area, near Tapa, Estonia, during Operation Atlantic Resolve. Throughout the day, soldiers practiced building and setting the various charges they had learned about the previous day. (Juana M. Nesbitt/U.S. Army)
A U.S. Army Reserve combat engineer from the 374th Engineer Company checks his rope before rappelling a 100-foot tower, July 19, 2015, during a two-week field exercise known as a Sapper Leader Course Prerequisite Training at Camp San Luis Obispo Military Installation, Calif.
A U.S. Army Reserve combat engineer from the 374th Engineer Company checks his rope before rappelling a 100-foot tower, July 19, 2015, during a two-week field exercise known as a Sapper Leader Course Prerequisite Training at Camp San Luis Obispo Military Installation, Calif. (Michel Sauret/U.S. Army)
U.S., African and European servicemembers stand in formation during the opening ceremony for Western Accord 2015, a command post exercise, at Harskamp, Netherlands, July 20, 2015.
U.S., African and European servicemembers stand in formation during the opening ceremony for Western Accord 2015, a command post exercise, at Harskamp, Netherlands, July 20, 2015. (Marcus Fichtl/U.S. Army)
Ukrainian and U.S. officers review troops in formation during a ceremony marking the start of Rapid Trident 2015, a long-standing cooperative training exercise focused on stability and peacekeeping operations, in Yavoriv, Ukraine, July 20, 2015. More than 1,800 personnel from 18 different nations are participating in the exercise.
Ukrainian and U.S. officers review troops in formation during a ceremony marking the start of Rapid Trident 2015, a long-standing cooperative training exercise focused on stability and peacekeeping operations, in Yavoriv, Ukraine, July 20, 2015. More than 1,800 personnel from 18 different nations are participating in the exercise. (Alex Skripinchuk/U.S. Army)
Maryland Army National Guard Soldiers freefall from 13,000 feet during a jump with C Company, 1st Squadron, 158th Cavalry Regiment, on July 18, 2015, over Little Orleans, Md. The LRS unit, based out of Hagerstown, is scheduled to be disbanded in August.
Maryland Army National Guard Soldiers freefall from 13,000 feet during a jump with C Company, 1st Squadron, 158th Cavalry Regiment, on July 18, 2015, over Little Orleans, Md. The LRS unit, based out of Hagerstown, is scheduled to be disbanded in August. (Margaret Taylor/U.S. Army)
Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, join their Estonian counterparts while practicing landing procedures in preparation for a joint airborne jump at Tapa Army Base, Estonia, July 21, 2015, as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve.
Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, join their Estonian counterparts while practicing landing procedures in preparation for a joint airborne jump at Tapa Army Base, Estonia, July 21, 2015, as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. (Jacqueline Dowland/U.S. Army)
Two New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 427th Brigade Support Battalion prepare to attach a sling load hook to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter July 19, 2015, at Fort Drum, N.Y.
Two New York Army National Guard Soldiers from the 427th Brigade Support Battalion prepare to attach a sling load hook to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter July 19, 2015, at Fort Drum, N.Y. (Alexander Rector/U.S. Army)

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