• Albanian Army soldiers head are attacked by "rioters" role-played by Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment during training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Nov. 7, 2011. JMRC planned, prepared, and executed a Mission Readiness Exercise for the 157th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade and multinational partners at JMRC from 1-21 November 2011 in order to ensure the unit is prepared for peace support operations in Kosovo. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Tristan Bolden)

    Albanian soldiers prepare for KFOR deployment at JMRC

    Albanian Army soldiers head are attacked by "rioters" role-played by Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment during training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, Nov. 7, 2011. JMRC planned, prepared, and...

  • Slovenian Army soldiers watch their medical evacuation helicopter arrive during training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) in Hohenfels, Germany Nov. 8, 2011. JMRC planned, prepared, and executed a Mission Readiness Exercise for the 157th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade  and multinational partners from 1-21 November 2011 in order to ensure the unit is prepared for peace support operations in Kosovo. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Tristan Bolden)

    Slovenian soldiers wait for training medevac at JMRC

    Slovenian Army soldiers watch their medical evacuation helicopter arrive during training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) in Hohenfels, Germany Nov. 8, 2011. JMRC planned, prepared, and executed a Mission Readiness Exercise for the...

  • U.S. Army Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 108 Infantry Regiment, Georgia National Guard, attempt to disperse angry citizens role-played by soldiers from 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry during a civil disturbance exercise at the Joint Multination Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany November 10, 2011. These Soldiers are participating in a Mission Readiness Exercise to prepare for deployment to Kosovo. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Arnell Ord)

    Georgia Guardsman prepare for KFOR 15

    U.S. Army Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 108 Infantry Regiment, Georgia National Guard, attempt to disperse angry citizens role-played by soldiers from 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry during a civil disturbance exercise at the Joint Multination Readiness...

  • A Romanian soldier pulls security from the side of his High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle during Rotation 12-02 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany Nov. 13, 2011. JMRC planned, prepared, and executed a Mission Readiness Exercise for U.S. and multinational soldiers deploying to Kosovo as part of KFOR 15.  (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Michael Sharp)

    Multinational partners prepare for KFOR 15

    A Romanian soldier pulls security from the side of his High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle during Rotation 12-02 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany Nov. 13, 2011. JMRC planned, prepared, and executed a Mission...

  • Col. Mark G. Elam, a Georgia National Guard Soldier and commander of KFOR 15's Joint Regional Detachment-East, speaks with replicated news media during a training exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany on Nov. 17, 2011. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Stephen Solomon)

    Georgia Guard prepares for deployment with KFOR 15

    Col. Mark G. Elam, a Georgia National Guard Soldier and commander of KFOR 15's Joint Regional Detachment-East, speaks with replicated news media during a training exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany on Nov. 17...

  • Slovakian Army Staff Sgt. Zeno Muric lays out plans for an Albanian Military Police unit during training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany Nov. 6, 2011.  JMRC executed a Mission Readiness Exercise for U.S. Soldiers and their multinational partners as they prepared for deployment to Kosovo for KFOR 15.  (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Tristan Bolden)

    Multinational partners prep with U.S. Soldiers for KFOR 15

    Slovakian Army Staff Sgt. Zeno Muric lays out plans for an Albanian Military Police unit during training at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany Nov. 6, 2011. JMRC executed a Mission Readiness Exercise for U.S. Soldiers and...

Army National Guard Soldiers from Wisconsin, Georgia, and eight other states comprising the U.S. component of KFOR 15 recently completed a Mission Readiness Exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany. The 21-day exercise incorporated training for Liaison Monitoring Teams, civil disturbance response, and joint patrols- critical elements of KFOR's mission to support a safe and secure environment in Kosovo. Observer/Controller-Trainers from JMRC travelled to Kosovo twice prior to the rotation in order to ensure the training environment closely replicated current conditions on the ground. JMRC provides one of the few environments where Soldiers can work closely with multinational partner units- often the same units with whom they will deploy.

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