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U.S., Greek and Canadian troops participate in exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Photos by Army Spc. Thomas Scaggs
An AH-64 Apache helicopter flies towards an objective during a combined live-fire exercise Peace Sentinel in Koren, Bulgaria, July 19, 2017. The exercise is part of the Saber Guardian 17 exercise.
The pilots are assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 501st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, Task Force Falcon, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. Saber Guardian 17 is a U.S. European Command, multinational exercise in the Black Sea region that builds readiness and improves interoperability among the 20 allies who participate. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
An AH-64 Apache helicopter flies towards an objective during a combined live-fire exercise Peace Sentinel in Koren, Bulgaria, July 19, 2017. The exercise is part of the Saber Guardian 17 exercise. The pilots are assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 501st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, Task Force Falcon, 10th Combat ...More
An AH-64 Apache helicopter targets an objective during combined live-fire exercise Peace Sentinel, part of the Saber Guardian 17 exercise, at Koren, Bulgaria, July 19, 2017. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
An AH-64 Apache helicopter targets an objective during combined live-fire exercise Peace Sentinel, part of the Saber Guardian 17 exercise, at Koren, Bulgaria, July 19, 2017. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
Soldiers maneuver a Bradley fighting vehicle during combined live-fire exercise Peace Sentinel in Koren, Bulgaria, July 19, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. The soldiers are assigned to the 4th Infantry Division’s 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
Soldiers maneuver a Bradley fighting vehicle during combined live-fire exercise Peace Sentinel in Koren, Bulgaria, July 19, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. The soldiers are assigned to the 4th Infantry Division’s 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
A Bradley fighting vehicle fires on mock opposing forces during combined live-fire exercise Peace Sentinel in Koren, Bulgaria, July 19, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
A Bradley fighting vehicle fires on mock opposing forces during combined live-fire exercise Peace Sentinel in Koren, Bulgaria, July 19, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
U.S., Greek and Canadian troops await the arrival of UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters before participating in air assault training during the Swift Response exercise at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
U.S., Greek and Canadian troops await the arrival of UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters before participating in air assault training during the Swift Response exercise at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters arrive to pick-up U.S., Greek and Canadian troops before participating in night air assault training during exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of the Saber Guardian 17 exercise. The helicopter crews are assigned to the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters arrive to pick-up U.S., Greek and Canadian troops before participating in night air assault training during exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of the Saber Guardian 17 exercise. The helicopter crews are assigned to the ...More
Army helicopter crew members, left, give a safety brief to Greek soldiers before participating in night air assault training during exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
Army helicopter crew members, left, give a safety brief to Greek soldiers before participating in night air assault training during exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
U.S. soldiers board an UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter before participating in night air assault training during exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
U.S. soldiers board an UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter before participating in night air assault training during exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
U.S. soldiers practice board an UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter before participating in night air assault training during exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
U.S. soldiers practice board an UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter before participating in night air assault training during exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
U.S. Army helicopter crew chiefs give a safety brief to U.S. and Canadian soldiers before participating in night air assault training during exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
U.S. Army helicopter crew chiefs give a safety brief to U.S. and Canadian soldiers before participating in night air assault training during exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
An AH-64 Apache helicopter flies towards an objective during a combined live-fire exercise Peace Sentinel in Koren, Bulgaria, July 19, 2017. The exercise is part of the Saber Guardian 17 exercise.
The pilots are assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 501st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, Task Force Falcon, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. Saber Guardian 17 is a U.S. European Command, multinational exercise in the Black Sea region that builds readiness and improves interoperability among the 20 allies who participate. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
An AH-64 Apache helicopter targets an objective during combined live-fire exercise Peace Sentinel, part of the Saber Guardian 17 exercise, at Koren, Bulgaria, July 19, 2017. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
Soldiers maneuver a Bradley fighting vehicle during combined live-fire exercise Peace Sentinel in Koren, Bulgaria, July 19, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. The soldiers are assigned to the 4th Infantry Division’s 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
A Bradley fighting vehicle fires on mock opposing forces during combined live-fire exercise Peace Sentinel in Koren, Bulgaria, July 19, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
U.S., Greek and Canadian troops await the arrival of UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters before participating in air assault training during the Swift Response exercise at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters arrive to pick-up U.S., Greek and Canadian troops before participating in night air assault training during exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of the Saber Guardian 17 exercise. The helicopter crews are assigned to the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
Army helicopter crew members, left, give a safety brief to Greek soldiers before participating in night air assault training during exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
U.S. soldiers board an UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter before participating in night air assault training during exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
U.S. soldiers practice board an UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter before participating in night air assault training during exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs
U.S. Army helicopter crew chiefs give a safety brief to U.S. and Canadian soldiers before participating in night air assault training during exercise Swift Response at Bezmer Air Base, Bulgaria, July 21, 2017. The exercise is part of Saber Guardian 17. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Scaggs