Photo Credit: Sgt. Daniel Cole, U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs
YAVORIV, Ukraine -- Master Sgt. Christopher Lopez (bottom left) and Lt. Col. Stanley Zezotarski (second from the right top) from the California National Guard pose for a photo with Ukrainian, Polish and Swedish soldiers during Exercise Rapid Trident 2013, July 13, here. Rapid Trident 2013 is a U.S. Army Europe-led, multinational field training and command post exercise occurring at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center in Yavoriv, Ukraine July 8-19 that involves approximately 1,300 troops from 17 nations. The exercise is designed to enhance interoperability between forces and promote regional stability and security.