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Illumination rounds fired by U.S. Army mortarmen light up the training area as Polish paratroopers from the 6th Airborne Brigade conduct a machine gun range July 28, 2015, at the Nowa Deba Training Area in Poland. The soldiers are participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve.

Illumination rounds fired by U.S. Army mortarmen light up the training area as Polish paratroopers from the 6th Airborne Brigade conduct a machine gun range July 28, 2015, at the Nowa Deba Training Area in Poland. The soldiers are participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve. (Spencer Garrison/U.S. Army)

Illumination rounds fired by U.S. Army mortarmen light up the training area as Polish paratroopers from the 6th Airborne Brigade conduct a machine gun range July 28, 2015, at the Nowa Deba Training Area in Poland. The soldiers are participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve.

Illumination rounds fired by U.S. Army mortarmen light up the training area as Polish paratroopers from the 6th Airborne Brigade conduct a machine gun range July 28, 2015, at the Nowa Deba Training Area in Poland. The soldiers are participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve. (Spencer Garrison/U.S. Army)

Spc. Gunner Franks and Pfc. Corey Keeter, forward observers with Troop P, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, overlook the training area during a mortar fire July 28, 2015 at the Nowa Deba Training Area in Poland. The soldiers are participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve, a multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation among NATO allies.

Spc. Gunner Franks and Pfc. Corey Keeter, forward observers with Troop P, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, overlook the training area during a mortar fire July 28, 2015 at the Nowa Deba Training Area in Poland. The soldiers are participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve, a multinational partnership focused on joint training and security cooperation among NATO allies. (Marcus Floyd/U.S. Army)

A U.S. paratrooper with 4th Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, fires an M777 howitzer in support of the British army's 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment during exercise Wessex Storm at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command?s Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, July 28, 2015. Wessex Storm is an annual maneuver exercise for British forces, integrating NATO allies and partners.

A U.S. paratrooper with 4th Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, fires an M777 howitzer in support of the British army's 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment during exercise Wessex Storm at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command?s Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, July 28, 2015. Wessex Storm is an annual maneuver exercise for British forces, integrating NATO allies and partners. (Gertrud Zach/U.S. Army)

U.S. Army Reserve soldiers of the 743rd Transportation Company and the 441st Transportation Company (Seaport Operations), conduct harbor and seaport operations during training in Alameda, Calif., July 30, 2015.

U.S. Army Reserve soldiers of the 743rd Transportation Company and the 441st Transportation Company (Seaport Operations), conduct harbor and seaport operations during training in Alameda, Calif., July 30, 2015. (Heather Doppke/U.S. Army)

An Army Reserve soldier from the 341st Engineer Company (Multi-Role Bridge), out of Fort Chaffee, Ark., plunges into the Arkansas River during a training exercise known as a helocast at Fort Chaffee, Aug. 1, 2015, as part of Operation River Assault.

An Army Reserve soldier from the 341st Engineer Company (Multi-Role Bridge), out of Fort Chaffee, Ark., plunges into the Arkansas River during a training exercise known as a helocast at Fort Chaffee, Aug. 1, 2015, as part of Operation River Assault. (Michel Sauret/U.S. Army)

A soldier from the 502nd Engineer Company (Multi-Role Bridge), headquartered in Fort Knox, Ky., shouts to a fellow soldier inside a Chinook that will drop them into the Arkansas River during a training exercise known as a helocast at Fort Chaffee, Ark., Aug. 1, 2015, as part of Operation River Assault.

A soldier from the 502nd Engineer Company (Multi-Role Bridge), headquartered in Fort Knox, Ky., shouts to a fellow soldier inside a Chinook that will drop them into the Arkansas River during a training exercise known as a helocast at Fort Chaffee, Ark., Aug. 1, 2015, as part of Operation River Assault. (Michel Sauret/U.S. Army)

A flight medic with Company C, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment, lowers from a Black Hawk helicopter on a jungle penetrator during MEDEVAC training at Camp Ethan Allen, Vt., Aug. 1, 2015.

A flight medic with Company C, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment, lowers from a Black Hawk helicopter on a jungle penetrator during MEDEVAC training at Camp Ethan Allen, Vt., Aug. 1, 2015. (Nathan Rivard/U.S. Army)

A soldier with 106th Support Battalion, 155th Armored Combat Team, Mississippi Army National Guard, reacts to direct fire from U.S. Army soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 12th Calvary Regiment, during deliberate recovery training Aug. 2, 2015, at Camp Shelby, Miss.

A soldier with 106th Support Battalion, 155th Armored Combat Team, Mississippi Army National Guard, reacts to direct fire from U.S. Army soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 12th Calvary Regiment, during deliberate recovery training Aug. 2, 2015, at Camp Shelby, Miss. (Connie Jones/U.S. Army)

First Lt. Jeffrey Nielsen, an infantry officer assigned to the 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, leads his paratroops through an assault on an enemy stronghold as part of a live-fire range at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., Aug.1, 2015.

First Lt. Jeffrey Nielsen, an infantry officer assigned to the 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, leads his paratroops through an assault on an enemy stronghold as part of a live-fire range at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., Aug.1, 2015. (Jason Hull/U.S. Army)

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