U.S., Indonesian Paratroopers Train on Weapon Systems in West Java, Indonesia

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. and Indonesian army paratroopers raise their flag early in the morning as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 at 1st Kostrad headquarters in West Java, Indonesia, June 14, 2013. The paratroopers are assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. paratroopers share an early-morning run with Indonesian army paratroopers to celebrate the U.S. Army’s 238th birthday during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 at 1st Kostrad headquarters in West Java, Indonesia, June 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. Army Maj. Dave Hansen, center, raises his arms and celebrates the end of an early-morning run with fellow and Indonesian army paratroopers in celebration of the U.S. Army’s 238th birthday during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 at 1st Kostrad headquarters in West Java, Indonesia, June 14, 2013. Hansen, a military intelligence officer, is assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. paratroopers demonstrate how M240B machine gun teams move and set up firing positions to Indonesian army paratroopers during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 at 1st Kostrad headquarters in West Java, Indonesia, June 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. paratroopers demonstrate how M240B machine gun teams move and set up firing positions to Indonesian army paratroopers during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 at 1st Kostrad headquarters in West Java, Indonesia, June 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • A U.S. paratrooper links ammunition for an M240B machine gun during weapons training with Indonesian army paratroopers as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 at 1st Kostrad headquarters in West Java, Indonesia, June 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. paratroopers demonstrate how to fire an M240B machine gun during weapons training with Indonesian army paratroopers as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 at 1st Kostrad headquarters in West Java, Indonesia, June 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • An Indonesian army paratrooper prepares to fire an M240B machine gun during weapons training with U.S. paratroopers as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 at 1st Kostrad headquarters in West Java, Indonesia, June 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • An Indonesian army paratrooper prepares to fire an M240B machine gun during weapons training with U.S. paratroopers as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 at 1st Kostrad headquarters in West Java, Indonesia, June 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • An Indonesian army paratrooper explains to fellow paratroopers how to load an Army M26 modular accessory shotgun system during partnered weapons training with U.S. paratroopers as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 at 1st Kostrad headquarters in West Java, Indonesia, June 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. paratroopers demonstrate how to breach a door with a shotgun to Indonesian army paratroopers during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 at 1st Kostrad headquarters in West Java, Indonesia, June 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. and Indonesian army paratroopers shake hands after completing door-breaching training during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 at 1st Kostrad headquarters in West Java, Indonesia, June 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod