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June 13, 2018

Army Paratroopers Participate in Baltic Region Exercise

Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division tested global response capabilities by landing on drop zones in Lithuania and Latvia and securing key areas from a simulated enemy during Exercise Swift Response 18, the operation's commander said.

Oct. 3, 2017

U.S., NATO Allies Showcase Fighting Capabilities at Bayonet Shield Exercise

U.S. soldiers of the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, showed no signs of stopping as they began a multiday combined arms live-fire exercise with Spanish and Polish allies at Adazi Training Area, Latvia.

July 19, 2016

Work Assures Latvian Defense Minister of U.S. Commitment

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work met with Latvian Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis at the Pentagon and reaffirmed the iron-clad U.S. commitment to upholding NATO's Article 5 obligations to defend the national sovereignty and territorial integrity of all 28 NATO members.

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