U.S., NATO Soldiers Conduct Deployment Training in Germany

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A U.S. soldier provides security during a mission rehearsal exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, March 11, 2013. The soldier is assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. The rehearsal exercises develop combat skills, counterinsurgency tactics and interoperability among military forces of the United States and its partner nations before a scheduled deployment. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Tristan Bolden
  • Moldovan army Capt. Deli Ianec, left, role plays as an Afghan army officer while U.S. Army Capt. Trey Marsh, right, reviews pictures taken after a search during a mission rehearsal exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, March 11, 2013. Marsh is assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Tristan Bolden
  • U.S. soldiers prepare for a fire mission with an M777 A2 155mm Howitzer during a mission rehearsal exercise in Grafenwoehr, Germany, March 12, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to Bulldog Battery, Field Artillery Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach
  • U.S. soldiers prepare for a fire mission with an M777 A2 155mm Howitzer during a mission rehearsal exercise in Grafenwoehr, Germany, March 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach
  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Parker unloads ammunition for a fire mission with an M777 A2 155mm Howitzer during a mission rehearsal exercise in Grafenwoehr, Germany, March 12, 2013. Parker is assigned to Bulldog Battery, Field Artillery Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach
  • U.S. soldiers prepare for a fire mission with an M777 A2 155mm Howitzer during a mission rehearsal exercise in Grafenwoehr, Germany, March 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach
  • U.S. soldiers prepare for a fire mission with an M777 A2 155mm Howitzer during a mission rehearsal exercise in Grafenwoehr, Germany, March 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach
  • U.S. soldiers prepare for a fire mission with an M777 A2 155mm Howitzer during a mission rehearsal exercise in Grafenwoehr, Germany, March 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach
  • U.S. soldiers prepare for a fire mission with an M777 A2 155mm Howitzer during a mission rehearsal exercise in Grafenwoehr, Germany, March 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach
  • U.S. Army Spc. Joseph Nieberding looks through the gunner sight of an M777 A2 155mm Howitzer during a mission rehearsal exercise in Grafenwoehr, Germany, March 12, 2013. Nieberding is assigned to Bulldog Battery, Field Artillery Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach