• U.S. Army Maj. Steven Wallace, a cavalry officer with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, stands before a coalition color guard of American paratroopers and Indian soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade at the opening ceremony of Yudh Abhyas 2013, a United Nations mandated training exercise sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific, May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  This year's exercise marked the first participation of the division.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    U.S. Army Maj. Steven Wallace, a cavalry officer with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, stands before a coalition color guard of American paratroopers and Indian soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade at the opening ceremony of...

  • A coalition color guard marches off the 82nd Airborne Division parade ground to conclude the opening ceremony of Yudh Abhyas, the annual training event between the U.S. and Indian armies, May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  Yudh Abhyas 2013 paired the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team with the Indian army's 99th Mountain Brigade.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    A coalition color guard marches off the 82nd Airborne Division parade ground to conclude the opening ceremony of Yudh Abhyas, the annual training event between the U.S. and Indian armies, May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Yudh Abhyas 2013 paired the...

  • U.S. Army Maj. Gen. John W. Nicholson, commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division, welcomes Maj. Gen. William G. Beard, Deputy Commanding General for United States Army Reserve, United States Army Pacific, and Brig. Gen. Ashok Dhingra, who along with Brig. Gen. Jagdish Chaudhari (not pictured), are leading Indian army troops with the 99th Mountain Brigade, the 50th Independent Para Brigade, and supporting elements at Yudh Abhyas 2013, an annual United Nations mandated training exercise between their countries May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The two-week exercise included command post and field training exercises.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    U.S. Army Maj. Gen. John W. Nicholson, commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division, welcomes Maj. Gen. William G. Beard, Deputy Commanding General for United States Army Reserve, United States Army Pacific, and Brig. Gen. Ashok Dhingra, who along...

  • U.S. Army Maj. Gen. John W. Nicholson, commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division, welcomes Indian army troops with the 99th Mountain Brigade, the 50th Independent Para Brigade, and supporting elements to Yudh Abhyas 2013, an annual United Nations mandated training exercise between the United States and India May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The two-week exercise included command post and field training exercises.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    U.S. Army Maj. Gen. John W. Nicholson, commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division, welcomes Indian army troops with the 99th Mountain Brigade, the 50th Independent Para Brigade, and supporting elements to Yudh Abhyas 2013, an annual United...

  • Capt. Kent Feda, brigade air element officer with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, briefs Indian Army Brig. Gen. Jagdish Chaudhari, U.S. Army Lt. Col. Phillip Sounia, and U.S. Army Col. Trevor Bredenkamp prior to a reconnaissance helicopter flight over the Yudh Abhyas 2013 training area May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The ninth annual U.S. - India training exercise paired the Indian Army's 99th Mountain Brigade with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Capt. Kent Feda, brigade air element officer with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, briefs Indian Army Brig. Gen. Jagdish Chaudhari, U.S. Army Lt. Col. Phillip Sounia, and U.S. Army Col. Trevor Bredenkamp prior to a reconnaissance...

  • A UH60 Black Hawk helicopter operated by the 82nd Airborne Division Combat Aviation Brgiade takes off from the 82nd Airborne Division parade ground following a reconnaissance of the Yudh Abhyas 2013 training area by U.S. and Indian Army leaders May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  Sponsored by United States Army Pacific, the exercise has grown every year since its inception.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    A UH60 Black Hawk helicopter operated by the 82nd Airborne Division Combat Aviation Brgiade takes off from the 82nd Airborne Division parade ground following a reconnaissance of the Yudh Abhyas 2013 training area by U.S. and Indian Army leaders May 3...

  • Indian Army Brig. Gen. Jagdish Chaudhari, commander of the 99th Mountain Brigade, and Brig. Gen. Ashok Dhingra, a military attaché, wave to onlookers as they depart with Col. Trevor Bredenkamp, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team on a tour of Fort Bragg's training facilities May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The tour immediately followed the opening ceremony for Yudh Abhyas 2013, a U.S. - Indian army training exercise sponsored by Hawaii-based United States Army Pacific.

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Indian Army Brig. Gen. Jagdish Chaudhari, commander of the 99th Mountain Brigade, and Brig. Gen. Ashok Dhingra, a military attaché, wave to onlookers as they depart with Col. Trevor Bredenkamp, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st...

  • Col. Trevor Bredenkamp, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, points out several of Fort Bragg's training facilities during a helicopter tour with representatives of the Indian army at the beginning of Yudh Abhyas, an annual international training exercise that kicked off May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The United States Army Pacific sponsored event is in its ninth year.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Col. Trevor Bredenkamp, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, points out several of Fort Bragg's training facilities during a helicopter tour with representatives of the Indian army at the beginning of Yudh Abhyas, an...

  • Brig. Gen. Ashok Dhingra, a military attache' with the Indian Army, exits a UH60 Black Hawk helicopter following an aerial tour of field training facilities hosted by the 82nd Airborne Division May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  He and Brig. Gen. Jagdish Chaudhari (seated), received the tour at the beginning of Yudh Abhyas 2013, the latest in a series of annual training exercises between the armies of the United States and India.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Brig. Gen. Ashok Dhingra, a military attache' with the Indian Army, exits a UH60 Black Hawk helicopter following an aerial tour of field training facilities hosted by the 82nd Airborne Division May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. He and Brig. Gen...

  • U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division demonstrate to Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade how the T10D parachute opens May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  Paratroopers of the two armies were preparing for a partnered airborne operation as part of the annual United States Army Pacific sponsored Yudh Abhyas training exercise.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division demonstrate to Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade how the T10D parachute opens May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Paratroopers of the two armies were preparing for a...

  • U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division demonstrate to Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade how they bag a T10D parachute in the field May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  Paratroopers of the two armies were preparing for a partnered airborne operation as part of the annual United States Army Pacific sponsored Yudh Abhyas training exercise.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division demonstrate to Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade how they bag a T10D parachute in the field May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Paratroopers of the two armies were...

  • Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade practice parachute landing falls during airborne refresher training at the 82nd Airborne Division's Advanced Airborne School May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The Indian paratroopers are visiting Fort Bragg to participate in Yudh Abhyas, an annual training exercise sponsored by United States Army Pacific between the armies of the U.S. and India.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade practice parachute landing falls during airborne refresher training at the 82nd Airborne Division's Advanced Airborne School May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The Indian paratroopers are...

  • A jumpmaster with the 82nd Airborne Division's Advanced Airborne School readies an Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade to exit a 34-foot parachute training tower May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  Indian paratroopers are visiting Fort Bragg to participate in Yudh Abhyas, an annual training exercise sponsored by United States Army Pacific between the armies of the U.S. and India.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    A jumpmaster with the 82nd Airborne Division's Advanced Airborne School readies an Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade to exit a 34-foot parachute training tower May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Indian paratroopers are...

  • An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade jumps from a 34-foot parachute training tower May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  Indian paratroopers are visiting Fort Bragg to participate in Yudh Abhyas, an annual training exercise sponsored by United States Army Pacific between the armies of the U.S. and India.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade jumps from a 34-foot parachute training tower May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Indian paratroopers are visiting Fort Bragg to participate in Yudh Abhyas, an annual training exercise...

  • An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade jumps from a 34-foot parachute training tower with help from U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Garrett Williams, a jumpmaster with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  Indian paratroopers are visiting Fort Bragg to participate in Yudh Abhyas, an annual training exercise sponsored by United States Army Pacific between the armies of the U.S. and India.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade jumps from a 34-foot parachute training tower with help from U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Garrett Williams, a jumpmaster with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, May 3...

  • An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade exits a 34-foot training tower at the 82nd Airborne Division's Advanced Airborne School May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.   Indian paratroopers are visiting Fort Bragg to participate in Yudh Abhyas, an annual training exercise sponsored by United States Army Pacific between the armies of the U.S. and India.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade exits a 34-foot training tower at the 82nd Airborne Division's Advanced Airborne School May 3, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Indian paratroopers are visiting Fort Bragg to participate in...

  • Indian Army Maj. Prashant Mishra, a company commander with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, is welcomed to a weapons range by Capt. Cullen Lind, a company commander with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  American paratroopers were familiarizing Indian soldiers with common U.S. Army infantry weapons prior to partnered field training exercises as part of annual training sponsored by United States Army Pacific called Yudh Abhyas.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Indian Army Maj. Prashant Mishra, a company commander with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, is welcomed to a weapons range by Capt. Cullen Lind, a company commander with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, May...

  • An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade examines an M4 carbine prior to sighting in the weapon May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  He and fellow paratroopers are familiarizing themselves with the American weapons in preparation for field training exercises with U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team during the annual Yudh Abyhas U.S. - India training exercise.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade examines an M4 carbine prior to sighting in the weapon May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. He and fellow paratroopers are familiarizing themselves with the American weapons in preparation...

  • Indian Army Maj. Arvind Singh, a company commander with the 50th Independent Para Brigade, demonstrates how to shoulder an M4 carbine to his men May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are engaged in Yudh Abhyas, an annual training exercise between the armies of the United States and India sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Indian Army Maj. Arvind Singh, a company commander with the 50th Independent Para Brigade, demonstrates how to shoulder an M4 carbine to his men May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are engaged in Yudh Abhyas, an annual training exercise...

  • Sgt. 1st Class Garrett Williams, a platoon sergeant with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, demonstrates to Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade how to use an M4 carbine May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  Indian soldiers were familiarized on American weapons as part of Yudh Abhyas 2013, the ninth rendition of an annual training exercise between the armies of the United States and India, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Sgt. 1st Class Garrett Williams, a platoon sergeant with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, demonstrates to Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade how to use an M4 carbine May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C...

  • Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade learn to use M4 carbines at the beginning of Yudh Abhyas, an annual training exercise with the United States Army, May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  This year was the first time the U.S. Army Pacific sponsored event was held at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade learn to use M4 carbines at the beginning of Yudh Abhyas, an annual training exercise with the United States Army, May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. This year was the first time the U.S...

  • RFN Lokendra Budhathoki, an Indian Army infantryman with the 99th Mountain Brigade, sights in an M4 carbine while familiarizing himself on the American weapon May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  He and fellow soldiers were attending Yudh Abhyas, an annual training exercise between the armies of the United States and India sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    RFN Lokendra Budhathoki, an Indian Army infantryman with the 99th Mountain Brigade, sights in an M4 carbine while familiarizing himself on the American weapon May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. He and fellow soldiers were attending Yudh Abhyas, an...

  • An Indian Army soldier with the 99th Mountain Brigade confirms the adjustment needed to the scope of his M4 carbine with a U.S. Army paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers' armies are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual training event sponsored by United States Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    An Indian Army soldier with the 99th Mountain Brigade confirms the adjustment needed to the scope of his M4 carbine with a U.S. Army paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers'...

  • Soldiers with the Indian Army 50th Mountain Brigade and the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team practice adjusting a 60mm mortar used by U.S. Army infantry units May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual partnered training exercise that means "training for war" in Hindi.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Soldiers with the Indian Army 50th Mountain Brigade and the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team practice adjusting a 60mm mortar used by U.S. Army infantry units May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are participating in...

  • A U.S. Army paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team demonstrates to Indian Army Brig. Gen. Jagdish Chaudhari , commander of the 99th Mountain Brigade, how to hold a mortar round when inserting into a mortar tube during field training May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.   The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual partnered training exercise that means "training for war" in Hindi.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    A U.S. Army paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team demonstrates to Indian Army Brig. Gen. Jagdish Chaudhari , commander of the 99th Mountain Brigade, how to hold a mortar round when inserting into a mortar tube during...

  • Indian Army Brig. Gen. Jagdish Chaudhari , commander of the 99th Mountain Brigade, prepares to drop a mortar round into the tube of a 60mm mortar during field training May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.   The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual partnered training exercise sponsored by United States Army Pacific, held for the first time at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Indian Army Brig. Gen. Jagdish Chaudhari , commander of the 99th Mountain Brigade, prepares to drop a mortar round into the tube of a 60mm mortar during field training May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The soldiers are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an...

  • Sgt. Balkrishna Dave, an India-born U.S. Army paratrooper assigned to the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, explains weapons-range safety procedures to Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade before they fire American machine guns May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  They are part of Yudh Abhyas 2013, the latest annual training event between the armies of India and the United States, sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Sgt. Balkrishna Dave, an India-born U.S. Army paratrooper assigned to the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, explains weapons-range safety procedures to Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade before they fire American...

  • Indian Army RFN Anil Pawe, an infantryman with the 99th Mountain Brigade, and Spc. Henry Vaillancourt, a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, partner up to fire an M249 Squad Automatic Weapon May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  Vaillancourt is familiarizing Pawe with the American machine gun prior to field training as part of the annual U.S. - India Yudh Abhyas training exercise.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Indian Army RFN Anil Pawe, an infantryman with the 99th Mountain Brigade, and Spc. Henry Vaillancourt, a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, partner up to fire an M249 Squad Automatic Weapon May 4, 2013, at Fort...

  • Indian Army RFN Anil Pawe, an infantryman with the 99th Mountain Brigade, and Spc. Henry Vaillancourt, a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, partner up to fire an M249 Squad Automatic Weapon May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  Vaillancourt is familiarizing Pawe with the American machine gun prior to field training as part of the annual U.S. - India Yudh Abhyas training exercise.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Indian Army RFN Anil Pawe, an infantryman with the 99th Mountain Brigade, and Spc. Henry Vaillancourt, a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, partner up to fire an M249 Squad Automatic Weapon May 4, 2013, at Fort...

  • Mayor Tom Rhodes welcomes Indian Army soldiers and their U.S. Army hosts to Myrtle Beach during a "cultural day" after the kickoff of Yudh Abhyas 2013, a two-week training exercise between the countries of the soldiers May 5, 2013.  This year, the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team hosted the Indian Army's 99th Mountain Brigade at nearby Fort Bragg, N.C.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Mayor Tom Rhodes welcomes Indian Army soldiers and their U.S. Army hosts to Myrtle Beach during a "cultural day" after the kickoff of Yudh Abhyas 2013, a two-week training exercise between the countries of the soldiers May 5, 2013. This year, the 82nd...

  • Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade endure inclement weather before a "stress shoot" -- vigorous exercise followed immediately by marksmanship challenges -- during the annual Yudh Abhyas training event with U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 6, 2012, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  This year was the first time the United States Army Pacific sponsored event was held at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade endure inclement weather before a "stress shoot" -- vigorous exercise followed immediately by marksmanship challenges -- during the annual Yudh Abhyas training event with U.S. Army paratroopers with...

  • An Indian Army soldier with the 99th Mountain Brigade performs "burpees" immediately prior to shooting popup targets with an M4 carbine as part of a "stress shoot" May 5, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  He and the U.S. Army paratrooper to his left are participating in an annual partnered training exercise known as Yudh Abhyas, meaning "training for war" in Hindi.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    An Indian Army soldier with the 99th Mountain Brigade performs "burpees" immediately prior to shooting popup targets with an M4 carbine as part of a "stress shoot" May 5, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. He and the U.S. Army paratrooper to his left are...

  • An Indian Army soldier with the 99th Mountain Brigade shoots at popup targets with an M4 carbine immediately after performing vigorous calisthenics as part of a "stress shoot" May 5, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  He and the U.S. Army paratrooper to his left are participating in an annual partnered training exercise known as Yudh Abhyas, meaning "training for war" in Hindi.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    An Indian Army soldier with the 99th Mountain Brigade shoots at popup targets with an M4 carbine immediately after performing vigorous calisthenics as part of a "stress shoot" May 5, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. He and the U.S. Army paratrooper to his...

  • A U.S. Army paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and an Indian Army soldier with the 99th Mountain Brigade pose for a photograph following weapons training May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  They are part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual partnered training exercise sponsored by United States Army Pacific.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    Yudh Abhyas 2013 Begins

    A U.S. Army paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and an Indian Army soldier with the 99th Mountain Brigade pose for a photograph following weapons training May 4, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. They are part of Yudh Abhyas...

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