Paratroopers walk and shoot, walk and shoot. The walk and shoot trains platoon leaders on engaging targets with different fire assets including mortars, howitzers, close combat attack and close air support assets.
Joint Multinational Training Command
U.S. Army Europe's Training Command
- The thousands of rotational troops arriving in Grafenwoehr now have their own recreation center with gym, free WiFi and call center at Camp Algiers.
- For 2nd Cavalry Regiment, training has shifted to broaden the scope of skills among Soldirs, whether it's clearing a minefield or responding to a chemical attack.
- Saber Junction 15 is underway and includes more than 4,700 participants from 17 nations. But its origins trace back to 2011.
- Sgt. Roberto Rios wiggles through the mud crawl obstacle at Grafenwoehr's third annual Rugged Terrain Obstacle Run April 11, 2015.
- The 2nd Cavalry Regiment has been conducting land operations and serving as Saber Junction's support element -- all beneath the watchful eye of the observer controller trainer team.
There are well over 3,000 different species of flora and fauna on the Hohenfels Training Area, but for many people the most exciting creature here is the Greater Horseshoe Bat.
More than 4,700 participants from 17 nations will participate in Exercise Saber Junction 15 at the Army's Hohenfels Training Area in southeastern Germany, April 1-31.
Location matters. We are centrally located among the highest concentration of U.S. Allies and partner-nations in the world.
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