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Swift Response 2018 is an annual, U.S. Army Europe-led exercise focused on allied airborne forces’ ability to quickly and effectively respond to crisis situations as an interoperable, multi-national team. The exercise takes place in in Latvia, Lithuania and Poland and includes elements of the 82nd Airborne Division from Fort Bragg, N.C., and the Texas Army National Guard Battalion assigned to our 173rd Airborne Brigade conducting airborne operations and air assaults in several of the training areas. 

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305th AMW refuels C-17 using KC-10
305 AMW Refuels C-17 using KC-10
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Today's story: U.S. paratroopers teamed up with British Paratroopers in Latvia to conduct Exercise Swift Response 2018.
Exercise Swift Response/Saber Strike 2018
1st Combat Camera Squadron
June 9, 2018 | 6:01
U.S. Army soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Bragg, N.C, and British Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment, C Company from Colchester, England, perform in flight rigging and a static line jump into Unity crop zone, Latvia from a C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord during Exercise Swift Response 2018 (SB18) June 9, 2018. Exercise SR18 is one of the premier military crisis response training events for multinational airborne forces in the world that demonstrates the ability of America's Global Response Force to work hand-in-hand with joint and total force partners. (U.S. Air Force video by SSgt Natalie Powell)
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