U.S. Army Europe commander visits Poland

Feb. 28, 2013

By U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs


Italian paratroopers train in Vicenza.

U.S. Army Europe commander Lt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell Jr. (saluting, in light camouflage) takes part in a ceremony with Polish forces in Warsaw, Feb. 28. Campbell was in Poland to visit with Polish Land Forces Commander Lt. Gen. Zbigniew Glowienka and Polish troops and observe training. (U.S. Army photo)

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- Polish Ministry of National Defence
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HEIDELBERG, Germany - U.S. Army Europe commanding general Lt. Gen. Donald M. Campbell Jr. visited with Polish Land Forces commander Lt. Gen. Zbigniew Glowienka and Polish forces in Warsaw before observing training conducted at exercise Bagram XIII, Feb 28.

For the past decade the United States and Poland have enjoyed a strong and vibrant military partnership that is rooted in shared commitment to regional and global security, Campbell said during the visit. The bilateral relationship between our countries is stronger than ever and U.S. Army Europe remains firmly committed to strengthening this partnership in the years to come, he added.

Bagram XIII is a U.S. Army Europe-supported biannual exercise to certify members of the Polish Land Forces and their Illinois National Guard counterparts for their mission in support of NATO's International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan.


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