• U.S. Army Lt. Col. Phillip Sounia, commander of 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, describes a scale model of a training area to Indian Army Brig. Gen. Jagdish Chaudhari, commander of the 99th Mountain Brigade, Col. Prashant Kandpal, commander of 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, and his executive officer, Maj. Arun Varughese prior to company-level training May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  They are participating in Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    U.S. Army Lt. Col. Phillip Sounia, commander of 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, describes a scale model of a training area to Indian Army Brig. Gen. Jagdish Chaudhari, commander of the 99th Mountain...

  • An Indian Army soldier with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, crawls into position while assaulting an insurgent compound during a training exercise with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The exercise is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    An Indian Army soldier with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, crawls into position while assaulting an insurgent compound during a training exercise with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13...

  • An Indian Army soldier with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, fires blank training rounds at a target along with two paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team during company-level field training May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The exercise is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    An Indian Army soldier with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, fires blank training rounds at a target along with two paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team during company-level field training May 13...

  • Indian Army soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, stack against a wall during a training exercise with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The exercise is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    Indian Army soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, stack against a wall during a training exercise with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The exercise is part of Yudh...

  • An Indian Army soldier with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, searches a neutralized insurgent while another Gurkha covers him during a training exercise with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The exercise is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training event between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    An Indian Army soldier with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, searches a neutralized insurgent while another Gurkha covers him during a training exercise with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at...

  • A paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team provides extra firepower with an M2 .50-caliber machine gun to cover Indian Army soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, as they enter a mock insurgent compound during training May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    A paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team provides extra firepower with an M2 .50-caliber machine gun to cover Indian Army soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, as they enter a mock...

  • Indian Army Maj. Prashant Mishra, a company commander with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, points out a target to a U.S. Army radio operator with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team while another Indian Army soldier pulls security during company-level field training May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    Indian Army Maj. Prashant Mishra, a company commander with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, points out a target to a U.S. Army radio operator with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team while another Indian Army...

  • U.S. Army Pfc. Khoa Pham and Pfc. Anthony Williams, hazardous materials specialists with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, take a sample of a notional chemical spill during a training exercise with Indian Army soldiers of the 99th Mountain Brigade May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    U.S. Army Pfc. Khoa Pham and Pfc. Anthony Williams, hazardous materials specialists with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, take a sample of a notional chemical spill during a training exercise with Indian Army soldiers of the 99th...

  • U.S. Army Pfc. Khoa Pham, a hazardous materials specialist with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, seals a sample of a notional chemical spill during a training exercise with Indian Army soldiers of the 99th Mountain Brigade May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    U.S. Army Pfc. Khoa Pham, a hazardous materials specialist with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, seals a sample of a notional chemical spill during a training exercise with Indian Army soldiers of the 99th Mountain Brigade May 13...

  • U.S. Army Pfc. Anthony Williams, a hazardous materials specialist with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, marks a notional chemical spill during a training exercise with Indian Army soldiers of the 99th Mountain Brigade May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    U.S. Army Pfc. Anthony Williams, a hazardous materials specialist with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team, marks a notional chemical spill during a training exercise with Indian Army soldiers of the 99th Mountain Brigade May 13, 2013...

  • Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade enter a building to clear it of insurgents during company-level field training with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade enter a building to clear it of insurgents during company-level field training with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The training is part of Yudh...

  • Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade enter a building to clear it of insurgents during company-level field training with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade enter a building to clear it of insurgents during company-level field training with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The training is part of Yudh...

  • Platoon leaders with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and Indian Army's 99th Mountain Brigade consult each other while clearing a village of insurgents during company-level field training May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    Platoon leaders with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team and Indian Army's 99th Mountain Brigade consult each other while clearing a village of insurgents during company-level field training May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C...

  • Indian Army soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, move under the cover of a low wall during field training with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    Indian Army soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, move under the cover of a low wall during field training with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The...

  • An Indian Army soldier with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, pulls security from a rooftop during field training with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The parachute drop occurring behind the soldier is from unrelated training -- Fort Bragg is known as the "Home of the Airborne."  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    An Indian Army soldier with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, pulls security from a rooftop during field training with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The...

  • Indian Army soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, stack against a wall as they prepare to clear a building of insurgents during field training with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    Indian Army soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, stack against a wall as they prepare to clear a building of insurgents during field training with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13...

  • U.S. Army Paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team provide security as Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade clear buildings of insurgents during company-level field training May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    U.S. Army Paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team provide security as Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade clear buildings of insurgents during company-level field training May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C...

  • An Indian Army soldier with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, provides cover as another dashes around a corner during field training with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    An Indian Army soldier with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, provides cover as another dashes around a corner during field training with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort...

  • Indian Army soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, dash out of a building during field training with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    Indian Army soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, dash out of a building during field training with the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The training is part...

  • Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade and U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team critique a recently concluded field exercise May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, an annual bilateral training exercise between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the 82nd Airborne Division's parent organization, XVIII Airborne Corps.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

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    Indian Army soldiers with the 99th Mountain Brigade and U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team critique a recently concluded field exercise May 13, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The training is part of Yudh...

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