U.S., Indian Soldiers Share Culture, Military Skills

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. oldiers stretch during yoga class at Camp Bundela, India, Oct. 24, 2009. During the two-week exercise, U.S. soldiers participated in Indian sports, ate Indian food and participated in other cultural events.  DoD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • U.S. soldiers stretch during yoga class on Camp Bundela, India, Oct. 24, 2009. During the two-week exercise, U.S. soldiers participated in Indian sports, ate Indian food and participated in other cultural events.  DoD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • U.S. Army Pfc. Pherelle Fowler stretches during yoga class on Camp Bundela, India, Oct. 24, 2009. During the two-week exercise, U.S. soldiers participated in Indian sports, ate Indian food and participated in other cultural events. Fowler is assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment. DoD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • An Indian soldier helps to secure a village during a joint exercise with U.S. soldiers on Camp Bundela, India, Oct. 24, 2009. About 250 U.S. soldiers took 17 of their Stryker combat vehicles and paired with the Indian army’s 7th Mechanized Infantry Battalion for the exercise. 
 DoD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • A U.S. Army Stryker combat vehicle rolls through a training area on Camp Bundela, India, Oct. 25, 2009. The 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, based out of Hawaii, wrapped up a two-week training exercise with the Indian army there this week. DoD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • An Indian soldier fires the U.S. military's anti-tank weapon, the Javelin, Oct. 25, 2009, during a joint exercise with U.S. Soldiers at Camp Bundela, India. DoD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • U.S. Army soldiers work to clear a village during a mock terrorist exercise as part of Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2009 on Camp Bundela, India, Oct. 25, 2009. DoD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • Indian and U.S. Army soldiers set up a perimeter around a village during a mock terrorist scenario as part of Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2009, Camp Bundela, India, Oct. 25, 2009. Soldiers from each army were integrated down to the squad level throughout the course of the two-week exercise.  DoD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • Two Indian army soldiers wait outside of a village before moving in to secure it during a joint exercise with U.S. soldiers on Camp Bundela, India, Oct. 25, 2009. The 150-year-old village was discovered covered by underbrush and cleared for the exercise to practice clearing skills. DoD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • U.S. Army Lt. Col. Jim Isenhower talks with Indian army officers following an early morning exercise Oct. 25, 2009. Soldiers from each army were integrated down to the squad level throughout the course of the two-week exercise at Camp Bundela, India. Isenhower is the commander of the 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment. DoD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon talks with the director of general military operations for India just before a demonstration put on by the two militaries on on Camp Bundela, India, Oct.  26, 2009. The demonstration offered up both the conventional battlefield power of the Indian’s T-90 tanks with the high-technology precision of the U.S. military’s tank killer, the Javelin. Mixon is the commander of U.S Army forces in the Pacific. DoD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • An Indian military helicopter lands amid U.S. Stryker vehicles in mock medical evacuation during a joint military exercise on Camp Bundela, India, Oct. 26, 2009. The 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, based out of Hawaii wrapped up a two-week training exercise with the Indian army there this week. DoD photo by Fred W. Baker III
  • U.S. Army soldiers link up with Indian army soldiers during a joint military exercise on Camp Bundela, India, Oct. 26, 2009. The 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, based out of Hawaii, wrapped up a two-week training exercise with the Indian army there this week. DoD photo by Fred W. Baker III