Road to Anakonda





WHAT IS ANAKONDA?

Exercise Anakonda 2016 (AN16) is one of U.S. Army Europe’s premier multinational training events. AN16 is a Polish national exercise that seeks to train, exercise and integrate Polish national command and force structures into an allied, joint, multinational environment.

This exercise further supports assurance and deterrence measures by demonstrating allied defense capabilities to deploy, mass and sustain combat power.

This exercise will involve more than 31,000 participants from 24 nations, including Albania, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Battlefield Space: Fighting the Communication Battle

WARSAW - High above the fields and training grounds of Anakonda 2016, a battle for space began.
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Army Reserve logistics capabilities play integral role in Exercise Anakonda 16

WARSAW, Poland -- Anakonda 16 has been described by many in the Polish and U.S. military as a multi-national exercise that demonstrates an alliance in Europe between Poland and other NATO countries.
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Knights Brigade flexes sustainment muscle at Anakonda

TORUN, Poland - Soldiers of the 16th Sustainment Brigade flexed their warfighting muscle by providing a variety of sustainment services to the 31,000 troops from 24 nations participating in exercise Anakonda 16 here June 7-16.
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10th AAMDC concludes operations for Anakonda 16

Torun, Poland -- Soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command along with partners from the Polish 3rd Surface to Air Missile Brigade and the British 19th Tank Transporter Squadron conducted a closing ceremony 17 June 2016, to mark the conclusion of exercise Anakonda 16.
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US Army G-3/5/7 visits 10th AAMDC at Anakonda 16

Torun, Poland -- Soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command and the 174th Ohio National Guard Air Defense Artillery Brigade along with partners from the Polish 3rd Surface to Air Missile Brigade hosted Lt. Gen. Joseph Anderson, the United States Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, to display the successes and challenges of multinational air defense interoperability 14 June 2016.
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5-7 ADA BN and 16th SUST BDE hold static display at Anakonda 16

Torun, Poland -- Soldiers from the 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, the 16th Sustainment Brigade, and the 174th Ohio National Guard Air Defense Artillery Brigade, along with partners from the Polish 3rd Surface to Air Missile Brigade conducted a static display to highlight the multinational nature of exercise Anakonda 16.
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Electronic Warfare exercises conducted at Anakonda 16

Torun, Poland -- Soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command along with joint partners from the United States Navy and Poland's 3rd Surface to Air Missile Brigade conducted electronic warfare testing on both Polish and American air defense systems June 14-16.
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5-7 ADA BN celebrates the US Army Birthday at Anakonda 16

Torun, Poland -- Soldiers from the 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment along with partners from the British 19th Tank Transporter Squadron and the Polish 3rd Surface to Air Missile Brigade celebrated the United States Army's 241st birth day together 14 June 2016.
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'Victory Medics' provide medical services and oversight for Anakonda 16

WARSAW, Poland -- High impact military training exercises that include live-fire, airborne drops, and movement of large containers have a potential for a risk of injury.
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Video: Anakonda 16 Summary

Summary video of Exercise Anakonda 16, which was played during Distinguished Visitor Day, June 16.
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Allies work together to defend cyberspace

BIATOBRZEGI, Poland -- Nameless and deep within a secured building in a room with no windows, a Polish noncommissioned officer stares intently at a computer screen with two empty cans of an energy drink and a candy wrapper on his desk.
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Interoperability is the key for reserve component integration during Anakonda 16

Active-duty and reserve component forces from the United States are working with NATO allies and partners during Exercise Anakonda 16.
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US Army Engineers Build Bridges Between Nations

CHELMNO, Poland -- The 361st Engineer Company, an U.S. Army Reserve unit from Warner Robins, Georgia, sharpens its bridge-building skills by constructing an Improved Ribbon Bridge on the Vistula River in Chelmno, Poland, as part of Exercise Anakonda 2016, June 7-17.
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Missouri National Guard soldiers teach Polish army to ‘shoot, move, communicate’ during Exercise Anakonda 2016

CHELMNO, Poland—Junior enlisted soldiers assigned to 175th Military Police Battalion with the Missouri National Guard led the way during a joint training exercise with the Polish infantry near Chelmno, Poland, June 13.
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An American in Poland: U.S. Army Reserve soldier serves as unit translator for Exercise Anakonda 2016

DRAWSKO POMORSKIE TRAINING AREA, Poland – For U.S. Army Reserve Pfc. James Hale, coming to Poland for Exercise Anakonda 2016 was like coming home.
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Public Relations a Key Factor for Anakonda 2016

WEGORZYNO, Poland - U.S. Army and Polish Army forces are developing improved relations that enhance the allied mission by conquering the uncertainty of local citizens.
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Video: Army Birthday shoutout with Secretary of the Army and 1ABCT, 3ID

Secretary of the Army, Hon. Eric Fanning visits Exercise Anakonda 2016 and gives a Happy Birthday shoutout for the U.S. Army.
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Images: Secretary of the Army Visit

Secretary of the Army, Hon. Eric Fanning ceremoniously cuts the first slice of the 241st Army Birthday cake along with Master Sgt. Rodney Vincent assigned to HHD 45th Fires BDE and Pvt. Kiee Harvey – HHC, 1st ABCT, 3rd ID.
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Images: Multinational Soldiers conduct MOUT training

A British soldier provides security during Military Operations in Urban Terrain training in Swidwin, Poland June 14, 2016, as part of exercise Anakonda 2016.
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Huge convoy showcases multinational interoperability at Anakonda 16

Torun, Poland -- The 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command and the 174th Ohio National Guard Air Defense Artillery Brigade along with partners from the Polish 3rd Surface to Air Missile Brigade and the British 19th Tank Transporter Squadron conducted a multinational convoy from Ustka to Torun, Poland, June 12 as part of exercise Anakonda 16.
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USAREUR Commander attends air defense LFX at Anakonda 16

Ustka, Poland -- Soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command and the 174th Ohio National Guard Air Defense Artillery Brigade along with partners from the Polish 3rd Surface to Air Missile Brigade hosted Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, the United States Army in Europe Commander, June 9 along with several other distinguished visitors from both the United States and Poland as they conducted a multinational air defense live fire exercise.
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Images: Live Fire Demonstration

High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) are fired during Exercise Anakonda 2016. The exercise, a Polish-led, multinational exercise running from June 7-17, involves approximately 31,000 participants from more than 20 nations and is a premier training event for U.S. Army Europe.
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Polish President Observes Engineering Capabilities

CHELMNO, Poland – Polish President Andrzej Duda visited an engineering capabilities event in which soldiers from the British and German armies constructed a bridge across the Vistula River using M3 Amphibious Rigs, near Chelmno, Poland, June 12.
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U.S. Soldiers rescue Polish citizens

WESOLA, Poland - Four U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR) personnel serving in Poland for Exercise Anakonda 16, rescued two Polish citizens involved in a vehicle rollover accident in Wesola, Poland Thursday evening.
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U.S. Army Engineers Build Bridges Between Nations

CHELMNO, Poland - The 361st Engineer Company, an U.S. Army Reserve unit from Warner Robins, Georgia, sharpens its bridge-building skills by constructing an Improved Ribbon Bridge on the Vistula River in Chelmno, Poland, as part of Exercise Anakonda 2016, June 7-17.
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Images: President of Poland Reasserts Solidarity of Nations

Andrzej Duda, the president of Poland, makes his way to embark a rapidly-erected bridge with other distinguished visitors in Chelmno, Poland, June 13, 2016.
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Live Mascal Training at Exercise Anakonda 2016

DRAWSKO POMORSKIE, Poland- Above a military training field, the green camouflaged watchtower becomes the perfect vantage point to witness landmine explosions and a hovering medical helicopter, while Polish and American soldiers run intensely to treat wounded soldiers.
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Exercise Anakonda 2016 - Army Reserve Profile: SPC Adriana Rosas

MIROSLAWIEC, Poland – A young female Polish Soldier just wheeled into trauma bed number three in a make-shift emergency room set up by the 212th Combat Support Hospital where Specialist Adriana Rosas awaits.
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Multicultural Day in the Heart of Chelmno, Poland

The event was free, open to the public and gave the local community an opportunity to meet and interact with soldiers participating in the exercise.
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Exercise Anakonda 2016: Admirable Friendships Between Soldiers and Citizens

Army Staff Sgt. Brad Miller, a broadcaster from the 326th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, interviews Army Col. Arturo Horton, commander of the 18th Military Police Brigade, during a multicultural day in Chelmno, Poland, June 11, 2016.
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U.S., Polish Soldiers deliver logistical 'Swift Response'

TORUN, Poland -- Host nation, U.S. and British forces teamed up to deliver a "Swift Response" June 7 at the Torun drop zone, successfully concluding a major airborne crisis response exercise in the process.
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US, Polish Forces execute battalion air assault during Anakonda 16

SWIDWIN, Poland -- Over 35 NATO helicopters from the Polish 1st Army Aviation Brigade, 25th Air Cavalry Brigade and the U.S. 12th Combat Aviation Brigade "Task Force Griffin," participated in a battalion size air assault of over 400 Sky Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, during exercise Anakonda 16, June 10-11, at the 21st Tactical Air Base.
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Troops Provide Chemical Defense Training for Polish Children

Illinois National Guard soldiers from the 135 Chemical Company and their Polish counterparts, provided chemical defense training for children of a local community in Mielenko Drawskie as part of Exercise Anakonda 2016.
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Exercise Anakonda 2016 - Mass Casuality Evacuation Drill

Soldiers from the U.S. and Poland worked jointly during Exercise Anakonda 2016 to simulate a mass causality evacuation and to triage the wounded.
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Exercise Anakonda 2016: Admirable Friendships Between Soldiers and Citizens

Soldiers from multiple nations embrace locals with a display of military vehicles and gear during a multicultural day in Chelmno, Poland.
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Sky Soldiers fly Polish air

Soldiers with the U.S. Army's 3rd 173rd Airborne Brigade provide security as their squad jumps off a Polish Mi-17 helicopter during an Air Assault Exercise in Swidwin, Poland June 10, 2016.
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Support personnel, F-16s enhance partnership with Poland

LASK AIR BASE, Poland (AFNS) -- About 350 personnel are supporting 20 F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, and the 138th Fighter Wing at Tulsa Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma, as part of bilateral flying training with the Polish Air Force.
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National Guard unit hits two birds with one stone

MIELENKO DRAWSKIE, Poland – In this peaceful, quaint Polish town, you’ll find a small road leading to a soccer field where you expect to see the local school children running and playing.
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Public Relations a Key Factor for Anakonda 2016

WEGORZYNO, Poland - U.S. Army and Polish Army forces are developing improved relations that enhance the allied mission by conquering the uncertainty of local citizens.
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Chaplain provides hope, synergy to 1-174

It’s been said that distance makes love grow fonder, but Soldiers know that separation from family can create financial duress, increase stress and exasperate already existing issues.
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Images: Wolverines at Anakonda

A Polish soldier provides security at a command post in Konotop, Poland June 6, 2016, as part of Exercise Anakonda 2016.
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National Guard unit hits two birds with one stone

MIELENKO DRAWSKIE, Poland -- In this peaceful, quaint Polish town, you'll find a small road leading to a soccer field where you expect to see the local school children running and playing.
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Army Europe builds communication, partnership in Poland

WARSAW, Poland -- Soldiers and Civilians from Team Signal -- 5th Signal Command (Theater), 2nd Signal Brigade and the U.S. Army Europe G6 -- have integrated more than 60 tactical systems in 17 locations into a federated network to provide communications support to U.S., Allied and partner nations during Exercise Anakonda 2016 taking place June 6-17 throughout Poland.
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Images: Anakonda 16 - Lt. Gen. Miroslaw Rozanski

30th Medical Brigade hosts Lt. Gen. Mirosław Różański, General Commander of the Polish Armed Forces and Deputy Director of Anakonda 16 for tactical and fire operations, at the 30th MB headquarters in Warsaw, Poland on June 6.
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Anakonda 16 - Brig. Gen. Greg Mosser

Brig. Gen. Greg Mosser, 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command’s Commanding General, and Col. William Stubbs, 30th Medical Brigade Commander, serve dinner to the Soldiers of 421st Medical Battalion (Multifunctional) at LSA Viper at Torun, Poland on June 7 during Anakonda 16.
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Swift Response 16 - 421st MMB Drop Zone

Roving medics from 30th Medical Brigade watch the incoming pass of paratroopers and scan their sectors for any potential injuries during the airborne jump for Swift Response 16 in Torun, Poland. U.S., Polish, and U.K. forces jumped into the drop zone on June 7 with medical coverage provided by 30th Medical Brigade, Polish 1st Army Field Hospital, 10th Military Hospital, and U.K. 16th Medical Regiment.
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The Perfect Partnership at Anakonda 2016

DRAWSKO POMORSKI TRAINING AREA, Poland -- "The City of Chicago has the largest population of Poles outside of Poland," said Lt. Col. John W. Strain, Commander of the 44th Chemical Battalion from the Illinois National Guard.
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10th AAMDC conducts multinational air defense gunnery

Ustka, Poland -- Soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command and the 174th Ohio National Guard Air Defense Brigade along with the Polish 3rd Surface to Air Missile Brigade conducted a two day multinational air defense artillery gunnery from June 6-7.
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Multinational MASCAL event increases medical mission readiness

Ustka, Poland -- Soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command and the 174th Ohio National Guard Air Defense Artillery Brigade along with partners from the Polish 3rd Surface to Air Missile Brigade conducted a multinational mass casualty exercise June 7 to highlight the interoperability of both nation's medical forces.
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Air Defense exercise creates first of its kind multinational air picture

Ustka, Poland -- Soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command and the 174th Ohio National Guard Air Defense Brigade along with partners from the Polish 3rd Surface to Air Missile Brigade conducted an air defense exercise June 6-8 during Anakonda 16 that resulted in a first of its kind shared multinational air picture.
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Protecting the force for Anakonda 16

(DRAWSKO POMORSKIE, Poland) - Soldiers and equipment continue to arrive as the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division prepares for more than 5,000 personnel from 9 countries to take part in Exercise Anakonda 16 at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland.
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"Viper Medics" Meet with Polish and U.K. Partners in preparation for Airborne Jump

TORUN, Poland - The 557th Area Support Medical Company met with the medical teams of the Polish and U.K. units that are providing medical drop zone coverage of the 82nd Airborne Division's jump in support of Swift Response 16.
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U.S. and Polish Aviation Soldiers begin Anakonda 16

INOWROCLAW, Poland -- Polish Soldiers from the 56th Aviation Base, and U.S. Soldiers participated in the Polish led opening ceremonies for Anakonda 16, here, June 6, at Inowroclaw Air Base.
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Images: Joint Forcible Entry at Anakonda 2016

U.S. Army Pfc. Collin Minor, a paratrooper from Conover, N.C., with the 173rd Airborne Brigade participates in a Joint Entrance Entry operation in Swindin, Poland June 7 as part of Exercise Anakonda 2016.
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Anakonda 16 officially kicks off in Poland

DRAWSKO POMORSKIE, Poland) -- Soldiers from eight countries took to the airfield at Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland, June 6, for an opening ceremony marking the official start of Exercise Anakonda 16.
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Video: 18th Military Police Opens exercise Anakonda 2016

Commander of the 18 Military Police Brigade Colonel Arturo Horton speaks during the opening ceremony for their portion of Exercise Anakonda 2016.
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Video: Anakonda 2016

Army paratroopers assigned to 173rd Airborne Brigade (Sky Soldiers) conducts a Joint Forcible Entry from a C-130 during a airborne operation at Swidwin Air Base, Poland, June 7.
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Video: Anakonda 2016

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Charlie Co., 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment and Alpha Battery, 319th Field Artillery Regiment participate in an airborne operation during Anakonda 2016 in Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland, June 6.
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Exercise Anakonda 2016 Opening Ceremony in Chelmno

Pvt. 1st Class Austin Thompson, from Minford, Ohio, and Spc. Eric M. Johnson from Los Angeles, Ca., with the 554th Military Police Company from Stuttgart, Germany,
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Images: Anakonda 2016

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Charlie Co., 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment and Alpha Battery., 319th Field Artillery Regiment participate in an airborne operation during Anakonda 2016 in Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland, June 6, 2016.
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Video: 173rd Airborne Brigade conduct JFE during Anakonda 16

Paratroopers assigned 173rd Airborne Brigade executed a Joint Forcible Entry in Swidwin, Poland as part of exercise Anakonda 16.
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Video: 1-91 CAV Leads the Way in Joint Forcible Entry

Paratroopers from 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment (Airborne) and 4th Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment embark on United States Air Force C-130 Hercules en-route to Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland to conduct joint forcible entry operations as part of exercise ‪#‎SwiftResponse‬ on the road to #‎Anakonda16‬.
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Video: Sky Soldiers Jump Into Anakonda 16

Anakonda 16 is the largest, periodic (biannual, since 2006) joint exercise of the Polish Armed Forces with the international participation of Allies and Partners.
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ANAKONDA 16 opening ceremonies kick off the exercise for 25,000

NOWA DEBA, Poland – Soldiers from five of the 24 participating nations held opening ceremonies for Exercise Anakonda 16 in Eastern Poland on June 6, 2016.
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Anakonda '16 launches with Warsaw ceremony

WARSAW, Poland -- Anakonda '16 kicked off with a dynamic opening ceremony punctuated by pomp, circumstance and martial music performed by the Polish army band June 6 at the National Defense University here.
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Opening ceremony marks official start of Anakonda 16

Ustka, Poland -- Soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command and the 174th Ohio National Guard Air Defense Brigade, along with partners from the British 19th Tank Transporter Squadron and the Polish 3rd Surface to Air Missile Brigade conducted a ceremony June 6 to signal the official beginning of exercise Anakonda 16.
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Multinational CBRN training increases NATO interoperability June 7, 2016

Ustka, Poland -- Soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command coordinated with the Polish 3rd Surface to Air Missile Brigade June 6 to conduct a multinational Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear decontamination training event.
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10th AAMDC and 174th NG BDE increase NATO air defense interoperability

Ustka, Poland -- Soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command along with the 174th National Guard Brigade from Ohio facilitated a multinational air defense forum June 5 with NATO allies from Poland's 3rd Surface to Air Missile Brigade to enhance interoperability.
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'Viper Medics' mark leadership milestone amid Anakonda activities

TORUN, Poland - Leaders and Soldiers of the 421st Medical Battalion (Multifunctional), part of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command's 30th Medical Brigade, couldn't have selected a more impressive or appropriate venue to mark an important leadership milestone.
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5-7 ADA Command Chaplin hosts services on the beach at Anakonda 16

Ustka, Poland -- Soldiers of the No Fear Battalion, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment participated in religious services June 16 on the beach overlooking the Baltic Sea during exercise Anakonda 16.
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10th AAMDC participates in inaugural Anakonda Cup

Ustka, Poland -- Soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, the 174th Ohio National Guard, and Poland's 3rd Surface to Air Missile Brigade met June 4 to compete for the inaugural Anakonda Cup in Ustka, Poland to foster comradere amongst the units.
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10th AAMDC supports Polish Children's Day Festival June 6, 2016

Slupsk, Poland -- Soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command and the 174th Ohio National Guard conducted a military exposition June 4 as part of Slupsk's Children's Day Festival.
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10th AAMDC conducts joint electronic warfare exercise

Ustka, Poland -- Soldiers from the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command along with joint partners from the United States Navy conducted electronic warfare testing on air defense systems June 7.
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10th AAMDC moves to Poland to Support Anakonda 16

Baumholder, Germany -- Soldiers from Delta Battery, 5th Battalion, 7th Air Defense Artillery Regiment convoy to Poland May 30 to participate in exercise Anakonda 16.
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Largest U.S. military transport aircraft makes historic landing in Poland for Anakonda 16

The landing created a historic logistics partnership between the Air Force, the Army National Guard, the Army Reserve, the Polish Ministry of Defense, and Polish civilian airport workers.
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Video: Historic seaport operations at Port of Szczecin, Poland

Port of Szczecin, Poland--B-roll video of military equipment offload of ARC Independence and ARC Integrity for more than 24,000 service members participating in Anakonda 16 May 21, 2016.
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364th ESC in final stages for Exercise Anakonda 16

SZCZECIN, Poland - It has been a very busy month for the men and women of the U.S. Army Reserve’s 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command.
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Active Army and Army Reserve Soldiers partner to help forces move into Poland for Anakonda 16

Soldiers from the 230th Sustainment Brigade, Tennessee National Guard and the Army’s Surface Deployment Distribution Command both worked to move more than 400 pieces of military equipment from the ARC Independence at the Port of Szczecin May 16. The operation was expected to take two days, but the crew completed it in less than 24 hours.
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AN16 Safety Summit fights the safety fight

WIESBADEN, Germany -- Safety efforts across Europe orchestrated battle preparations to combat accidents, injuries and more at the first Exercise Anakonda 2016 Safety Summit. For two days, a team of over 30 participants led by the U.S. Army Europe Safety Office connected safety efforts from multiple U.S. Forces Command units, U.S. Army National Guard, U.S. Army Reserve, U.S. Army Europe units and partner nations.
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Knight's Brigade sets stage for Anakonda success

BAUMHOLDER, Germany -- Soldiers of the 16th Sustainment Brigade moved aggressively to "set the joint operations area" May 16-18, emplacing movement control personnel at key locations to provide freedom of movement during Anakonda 16, a U.S. Army Europe premier multinational training exercise slated for next month in Poland.
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Preparing to bring the boom to Anakonda 16 May 1, 2016

GRAFENWOEHR TRAINING AREA, Germany -- Soldiers from 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, continue to shoot gunnery in Bulgaria, Romania, Germany and Poland as they prepare for Exercise Anakonda 16.
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Intel community collaborates at USAREUR, 4ID rehearsal

BAUMHOLDER, Germany -- The 4th Infantry Division Mission Command Element hosted a rehearsal of concept drill to provide military intelligence practitioners within U.S. Army Europe an opportunity to collaborate and synchronize collection efforts in support of three major upcoming multinational exercises in eastern Europe.
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The 7th MSC planners PAUSE, consider gender roles

PAPA AIR BASE, Hungary - The 7th Mission Support Command, of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, is implementing an innovative technique in humanitarian aid and disaster relief mission planning.
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Fort Bliss Iron Eagles arrive in Germany

NUREMBERG, Germany--About 250 Soldiers of the 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade, "Iron Eagles," from Fort Bliss, Texas, arrived here, April 26, at Albrecht Dürer Airport.
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Road to Anakonda: Raider Brigade builds combat power in preparation for Anakonda 16

(Grafenwoehr, Germany) - Soldiers from 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division started drawing tanks and Bradleys from the European Activity Set at sites in Germany, Romania and Bulgaria April 4-8 as the brigade prepares for Exercise Anakonda 16.
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News: Army Reserve unit readies for big European exercise

Because of the nature of their mission, the 483rd QM Co. are among the first to arrive and last to leave for a deployment.
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Images: 364th ESC Soldiers prep for AN 16

Maj. Mark Palicka discusses his plans for Anakonda 16 to fellow Soldiers. Exercises like AN 16 help Army Reserve sustainment Soldiers understand how to quickly and efficiently move personnel and equipment, which improves their response time in combat situations.
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Knights conduct field exercise in Poland

TORUN, Poland - The 'Knights' of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 16th Special Troops Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade conducted their first field training exercise in Torun, Poland, Mar. 14 - Mar. 24.
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Training event brings opportunity to connect Reserve Soldier with family history

“Anakonda 16 is a chance for us to forge true relationships, work side by side, break down barriers of culture and language, to learn each others technical way of going about business, and forge new relationships, Palicka said.
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51st Trans. Co. on the road to Anakonda 16

OPOLE, Poland - As part of the 16th Sustainment Brigade's preparation for the upcoming exercise Anakonda 16, the 51st Transportation Company trained with polish allies Feb. 18-27, further building the interoperability of both nations in the build up to the critical multinational training event scheduled for June in Poland.
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US, Poland military staff meet, plan Road to Anakonda 16

WIESBADEN, Germany -- Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, commanding general, U.S. Army Europe, and Polish Brig. Gen. Slawomir Wojciechowski, deputy commander, Poland's Armed Forces Operational Command, fielded questions from reporters regarding Exercise Anakonda 16, here, Feb. 5.
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