Photo Credit: U.S. Army Africa photo by Spc. Taryn Hagerman
Col. Jeffery Broadwater (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Gilpin (right), commander and command sergeant major of 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, greet a South African National Defense Forces officer, July 24, 2013, at the Shared Accord 13 opening ceremony in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Shared Accord is a biennial training exercise which promotes regional relationships, increases capacity, trains U.S. and South African forces, and furthers cross-training and interoperability.