• Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade and paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team stage outside of a mock insurgent compound during company-level field training May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade and paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team stage outside of a mock insurgent compound during company-level field training May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C...

  • An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade signals to other soldiers to advance as they surround a mock village during field training with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade signals to other soldiers to advance as they surround a mock village during field training with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C...

  • Insurgents played by paratroopers of the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team stand guard in a mock compound during company-level field training with the Indian Army's 50th Independent Para Brigade May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    Insurgents played by paratroopers of the U.S. Army, 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team stand guard in a mock compound during company-level field training with the Indian Army's 50th Independent Para Brigade May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg...

  • An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade advances through a forest toward a mock insurgent compound during field training with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade advances through a forest toward a mock insurgent compound during field training with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The training...

  • Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade scale the walls of a mock insurgent compound during a company-level field exercise with U.S. Army paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade scale the walls of a mock insurgent compound during a company-level field exercise with U.S. Army paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort...

  • Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade enter a mock insurgent compound during a company-level field exercise with U.S. Army paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade enter a mock insurgent compound during a company-level field exercise with U.S. Army paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C...

  • Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade climb through the window of an mock insurgent compound during a company-level field exercise with U.S. Army paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade climb through the window of an mock insurgent compound during a company-level field exercise with U.S. Army paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14...

  • Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade enter a mock insurgent compound during a company-level field exercise with U.S. Army paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade enter a mock insurgent compound during a company-level field exercise with U.S. Army paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C...

  • Indian Army Col. Prashant Kandpal, commander of 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, U.S. Army Lt. Col. Phillip Sounia, commander of 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, and Maj. Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., the division's commanding general, watch a combined force of their soldiers neutralize insurgents during a company-level field problem May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    Indian Army Col. Prashant Kandpal, commander of 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, U.S. Army Lt. Col. Phillip Sounia, commander of 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, and Maj. Gen...

  • An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade fires blank rounds at a roleplaying insurgent during field training with U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade fires blank rounds at a roleplaying insurgent during field training with U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg...

  • Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade stack up against a wall to dislodge roleplaying insurgents from a compound during field training with U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade stack up against a wall to dislodge roleplaying insurgents from a compound during field training with U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May...

  • An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade climbs through the window of an mock insurgent compound during a company-level field exercise with U.S. Army paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade climbs through the window of an mock insurgent compound during a company-level field exercise with U.S. Army paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14...

  • A roleplaying insurgent fires blank rounds as Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade and U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team neutralize their force during company-level field training May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    A roleplaying insurgent fires blank rounds as Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade and U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team neutralize their force during company-level field...

  • An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade rushes a window from which roleplaying insurgents have been firing, during company-level field training with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade rushes a window from which roleplaying insurgents have been firing, during company-level field training with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort...

  • Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade neutralize threats they find while clearing a mock insurgent compound during field training with U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade neutralize threats they find while clearing a mock insurgent compound during field training with U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14...

  • An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade fires blank rounds during field training with U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade fires blank rounds during field training with U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The training is part of...

  • An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade gives direction to other soldiers while clearing a mock insurgent compound during field training with U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade gives direction to other soldiers while clearing a mock insurgent compound during field training with U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May...

  • A team of Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade man a machine gun from a rooftop as fellow paratroopers sweep a compound for roleplaying insurgents during company-level field training with U.S. Army paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    A team of Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade man a machine gun from a rooftop as fellow paratroopers sweep a compound for roleplaying insurgents during company-level field training with U.S. Army paratroopers of the 82nd...

  • An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade clears a jam from an M249 Squad Automatic Weapon during field training with U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    An Indian Army paratrooper with the 50th Independent Para Brigade clears a jam from an M249 Squad Automatic Weapon during field training with U.S. Army paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg...

  • Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade climb through the window of an mock insurgent compound during a company-level field exercise with U.S. Army paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    Indian Army paratroopers with the 50th Independent Para Brigade climb through the window of an mock insurgent compound during a company-level field exercise with U.S. Army paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team May 14...

  • Maj. Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division, congratulates Indian Army Col. Prashant Kandpal, commander of the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, for completing a successful field training exercise with the division's 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, commanded by Lt. Col. Phillip Sounia (top center), May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    Maj. Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division, congratulates Indian Army Col. Prashant Kandpal, commander of the 99th Mountain Brigade's 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, for completing a successful field training...

  • Indian Army Col. Prashant Kandpal, commander of 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, and U.S. Army Lt. Col. Phillip Sounia, commander of 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, lead an after-action review of a company-level field exercise May 14, 2013, at Fort Bragg, N.C.  The training is part of Yudh Abhyas, annual bilateral training between the Indian Army and United States Army Pacific, hosted this year by the XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod)

    YA13 Company-level situational training exercise

    Indian Army Col. Prashant Kandpal, commander of 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, 99th Mountain Brigade, and U.S. Army Lt. Col. Phillip Sounia, commander of 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, lead an...

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