172nd MRE direct artillery fire

U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Joel Salgado.

172nd Soldiers conduct Mission Rehearsal Exercise

By U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs
March 26, 2011

HOHENFELS, Germany – Soldiers with U.S. Army Europe's 1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery, 172nd Infantry Brigade, fire an M777 howitzer during a defensive fire exercise at Grafenwoehr Training Area March 26.

The Soldiers of the 172nd Infantry Brigade are participating in a Mission Rehearsal Exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, here March 23 through April 8.

For more photos from the 172nd MRE, go to the US Army Europe Flickr site here.

ON THE HOMEPAGE: HOHENFELS, Germany -- A crew chief from the German army looks from the back of an MH-53 helicopter as it prepares to land during an air assault mission at the Grafenwoehr Training Area March 27. (U.S. Army Europe photo by Spc. Joshua Leonard)