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Residents of Kyiv, Ukraine, line up to fill water jugs from a public fountain in Taras Shevchenko Park after a Russian missile strike Oct. 31, 2022, left about 80% of the city without water.
Water outages do not deter Kyiv residents bracing for cold and dark winter
Russian missile strikes knocked out the water supply to most of Kyiv, and residents streamed, carrying water bottles, to a fountain at a public park. “We expect some kind of disturbance every day,” said Laila Ivanova, 80. “But we’re trying to stay in a positive state of mind.”
A soldier with the 173rd Airborne Brigade unpacks and assembles an M119A3 howitzer and a tactical vehicle after they were dropped by parachute from a C-130 aircraft at the Hohenfels training area in Germany, Sept. 8, 2022.
US soldiers and big guns go airborne at 14-nation exercise in Germany
The weather wasn’t perfect, but it was good enough to parachute a howitzer and a tactical vehicle out the back of a plane. The drop at the sprawling Hohenfels Training Area in Bavaria came courtesy of an Air Force C-130 cargo plane during exercise Saber Junction.
Army Lt. Col. Raul Sandoval, adjutant general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, left, presents a commanders coin to Kurt Mebus at a ceremony in St. Goar, Germany, on July 11, 2022. Mebus was shot during World War II when he was 11 years old, which resulted in him losing a leg.
US, German troops find solidarity along the Rhine
About two dozen U.S. soldiers with the Kaiserslautern-based 21st Theater Sustainment Command and a similar number of German troops and town workers on Monday helped unclog two creeks that flow into the Rhine at St. Goar.

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