American, Lithuanian forces begin combined tactical field exercise
Photo Credit: Sgt. A.M. LaVey, 173rd Airborne Brigade
Lithuanian army Maj. Gen. Almantas Leika, commander of the Lithuanian Land Forces, renders honors to Lithuanian and American flags during a ceremony to open Exercise Black Arrow 14 in Rukla, Lithuania, May 12, 2014. Black Arrow is a tactical field exercise that will train about 1,500 U.S. paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade "Sky Soldiers," and Lithuanian troops from the "Iron Wolf" Mechanized Infantry Brigade, focusing on defensive operations and interoperability between the two forces and will include a combined airborne operation.
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