U.S., Polish forces prepare for upcoming deployment to Afghanistan

March 15, 2012

By U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs

  • U.S., Polish forces prepare for upcoming deployment to Afghanistan

    Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling (lt), Commander of US Army Europe, walks with Lt. Gen Zbigniew Glowienka, Polish Land Forces Commander, after listening to a briefing about Bagram XI at Kielce, Poland. U.S. Army photo by Richard Bumgardner.

  • U.S., Polish forces prepare for upcoming deployment to Afghanistan

    1st Lt. Marcin Wilga (lt), from the Polish Land Forces Illinois and Sgt. 1st Class Chris Vanslambrouck (r) from the Illinois Army National Guard analyze data during Bagram XI, the joint Polish and U.S. exercise running March 7-15. U.S. Army photo by Richard Bumgardner.

  • U.S., Polish forces prepare for upcoming deployment to Afghanistan

    Polish and U.S. members of Polish Task Force White Eagle participate in opening ceremonies at the start of Bagram XI, the joint Polish and U.S. exercise March 7-15. Photo by 2nd Lt. Katarzyna Szal, Polish Task Force White Eagle PIO.

  • U.S., Polish forces prepare for upcoming deployment to Afghanistan

    Polish and U.S. members of Polish Task Force White Eagle participate in opening ceremonies at the start of Bagram XI, the joint Polish and U.S. exercise running March 7-15. U.S. Army photo by Capt. Dariusz Tomal, Polish PIO.

  • U.S., Polish forces prepare for upcoming deployment to Afghanistan

    Lt. Col. Miroslaw Brys, commander of Battle Group Alpha, Polish Task Force White Eagle, updates his leadership during Bagram XI, the joint Polish and U.S. exercise running March 7-15. U.S. Army photo by Richard Bumgardner.

  • U.S., Polish forces prepare for upcoming deployment to Afghanistan

    Sgt. Arthur Boruch (l), from the Illinois Army National Guard and Lt Neumann, from the Polish Land Forces, work through computer issues during Bagram XI, the joint Polish and U.S. exercise running March 7-15.U.S. Army photo by Richard Bumgardner.

KIELCE TRAINING AREA, Poland -- Polish and U.S. members of Polish Task Force White Eagle participated in exercise Bagram XI, the joint Polish and U.S. exercise here March 7-15.

This is the 11th rotation of Bagram, a biannual exercise, to certify the Polish Land Forces Task Force White Eagle members for their mission in Afghanistan in support of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).

U.S. Army Europe and Illinois Army National Guard are supporting Bagram XI with approximately 77 U.S. military and civilian participants working alongside their Polish counterparts in areas like command post management, battlefield and network operations, computer simulations, and key leader engagements.


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