U.S., Multinational Troops Conduct Saber Strike in Latvia

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Joseph Dillon, center, listens to Lithuanian ground forces Capt. Linas Rakickas, left, during exercise Saber Strike 2013 in Adazi, Latvia, June 5, 2013. Dillon is assigned to the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. Saber Strike is a regional and multilateral exercise designed to increase interoperability between the United States and partner nations. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Tom Bourke
  • An Estonian soldier sweeps for simulated mines and explosives during exercise Saber Strike 2013 in Adazi, Latvia, June 6, 2013. Estonian ministry of defense photo by Cpl. Mathis Bogens
  • A British soldier aims his weapon during a simulated attack as part of exercise Saber Strike 2013 in Adazi, Latvia, June 6, 2013. Estonian ministry of defense photo by Cpl. Mathis Bogens
  • British soldiers relay information during a simulated attack as part of exercise Saber Strike 2013 in Adazi, Latvia, June 6, 2013. Estonian ministry of defense photo by Cpl. Mathis Bogens
  • An Estonian soldier provides security after deploying from an armored personnel carrier during Saber Strike 2013 in Adazi, Latvia, June 6, 2013. Latvian ministry of defense photo by Gatis Diezins
  • A U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft conducts a show of force in support of ground forces as part of Saber Strike 2013 in Adazi, Latvia, June 7, 2013. The pilot is assigned to the Maryland Air National Guard's 104th Fighter Squadron. Latvian ministry of defense photo by Gatis Diezins
  • Estonian soldiers provide suppressive fire during an attack as part of Saber Strike 2013 in Adazi, Latvia, June 7, 2013. Latvian ministry of defense photo by Gatis Diezins
  • U.S. and Lithuanian soldiers rest after seizing a trenchline during Saber Strike 2013 in Adazi, Latvia, June 7, 2013.  Lithuanian ministry of defense photo by Pvt. Vilius Dziavecka
  • A Lithuanian team provides suppressive fire during Saber Strike 2013 in Adazi, Latvia, June 7, 2013. Lithuanian ministry of defense photo by Pvt. Vilius Dziavecka
  • Latvian and Lithuanian soldiers confirm their respective positions during Saber Strike 2013 in Adazi, Latvia, June 10, 2013. Latvian ministry of defense photo by Gatis Diezins
  • U.S., Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, and British soldiers conduct a convoy into the field training portion of Saber Strike 2013 in Adazi, Latvia, June 10, 2013.  Latvian ministry of defense photo by Gatis Diezins