U.S., Multinational Troops Conduct Training During Saber Junction in Germany

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Sgts. William Hanna, left, and Angel Echevarria, right, connect a tow rope to a Stryker armored vehicle during Saber Junction 2012 in Bavaria, Germany, Oct. 15, 2012. Hanna and Echevarria are assigned to 1st Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. The exercise, led by the U.S. Army's 2nd Cavalry Regiment, uses live-fire, virtual and constructive training to prepare U.S. and international partner forces for a NATO deployment to Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ian Schell
  • A U.S. Army Stryker armored vehicle provides cover for a halted convoy during Saber Junction 2012 in in Amberg, Germany, Oct. 15, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jordan Fuller
  • U.S. soldiers prepare to convoy from Amberg, Germany, to the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, during Saber Junction 2012, Oct. 15, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jordan Fuller
  • U.S. soldiers get breakfast during Saber Junction 2012 on the Grafenwoehr Training Area in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Oct. 15, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Spc. William R. Livingston
  • U.S. Army Capt. Chad Pilker, right, briefs and and discuss strategy during Saber Junction 2012 on Grafenwoehr Training Area in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Oct. 15, 2012. Pilker is assigned to Headquarters Troop, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Spc. William R. Livingston
  • U.S. soldiers set up a communications post during Saber Junction 2012 on Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Oct. 16, 2012. 
 U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jordan Fuller
  • U.S. soldiers provides security during Saber Junction 2012 on Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Oct. 16, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jordan Fuller
  • A U.S. soldier in a Stryker armored vehicle scans the area for simulated explosives during Saber Junction 2012 on Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Oct. 16, 2012. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. James Stokes
  • U.S. Army Warrant Officer David Zamora, left, and U.S. Army Cpl. Edward Lugo, right, conduct blast analysis training during Saber Junction 2012 on Grafenwoehr Training Area in Grafenwoehr, Germany, Oct. 16, 2012. Zamora and Lugo are assigned to  Headquarters Troop, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Spc. William R. Livingston
  • U.S. Army Lt. Col. Steven Keller, right, and Maj. William Dougherty, left, look at a map during Saber Junction 2012 on Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Oct. 16, 2012. Keller and Dougherty are assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Robert Sheets
  • U.S. Army Maj. Gen. James C. Boozer, left, the deputy commanding general and chief of staff for U.S. Army Europe, discusses training plans with U.S. Army Lt. Col. Christopher Budihas, right, during Saber Junction 2012 on Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Oct. 17, 2012. Budihas is assigned to the 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Pfc. James Stokes