Immediate Response '08

By U.S. ArmyAugust 14, 2008

Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment of the Georgia Army National Guard sign a keepsake flag from the country of Georgia at the end of a two week exercise held at the Vaziani military base in the country of Georgia.
1 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment of the Georgia Army National Guard sign a keepsake flag from the country of Georgia at the end of a two week exercise held at the Vaziani military base in the country of Georgia. (Photo Credit: AF Tech.Sgt. Larry Simmons) VIEW ORIGINAL
A U.S. Soldier (left) directs U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers to a U.S. Blackhawk during a simulated medical evacuation during a combined exercise "Immediate Response '08" held in the country of Georgia late last month.
2 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A U.S. Soldier (left) directs U.S. Marines and Georgian soldiers to a U.S. Blackhawk during a simulated medical evacuation during a combined exercise "Immediate Response '08" held in the country of Georgia late last month. (Photo Credit: AF Tech.Sgt. Larry Simmons) VIEW ORIGINAL
A U.S. Soldier checks out Georgian weapons on display during a cultural day between U.S. and Georgian soldiers at Vaziani military base in the country of Georgia.
3 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A U.S. Soldier checks out Georgian weapons on display during a cultural day between U.S. and Georgian soldiers at Vaziani military base in the country of Georgia. (Photo Credit: Michael Tolzmann) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Georgian Orthodox priest sprinkles holy water over Georgian troops during a combined U.S. and Georgian exercised called "Immediate Response 08" near the Georgian capital city of Tblisi.
4 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Georgian Orthodox priest sprinkles holy water over Georgian troops during a combined U.S. and Georgian exercised called "Immediate Response 08" near the Georgian capital city of Tblisi. (Photo Credit: Michael Tolzmann) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from the U.S. Army's Georgia Army National Guard march into formation next to soldiers from the country of Georgia during a display of partnership during the combined training exercise "Immediate Response 08."
5 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the U.S. Army's Georgia Army National Guard march into formation next to soldiers from the country of Georgia during a display of partnership during the combined training exercise "Immediate Response 08." (Photo Credit: AF Tech.Sgt. Larry Simmons) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Marines use urban assault tactics to enter a building at the Vaziani military base in the country of Georgia. Soldiers from SETAF, the Georgia Army National Guard, Marines reservists from Ohio and soldiers from the country of Georgia participated in an exercise designed to build cooperation between the two countries.
6 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Marines use urban assault tactics to enter a building at the Vaziani military base in the country of Georgia. Soldiers from SETAF, the Georgia Army National Guard, Marines reservists from Ohio and soldiers from the country of Georgia participated in an exercise designed to build cooperation between the two countries. (Photo Credit: Michael Tolzmann) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from the U.S. and the country of Georgia display flags from five nations involved with the recent combined exercise "Immediate Response '08" held at the Vaziani military base in the country of Georgia.
7 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the U.S. and the country of Georgia display flags from five nations involved with the recent combined exercise "Immediate Response '08" held at the Vaziani military base in the country of Georgia. (Photo Credit: Michael Tolzmann) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Vaziani military base in the country of Georgia was the background for a recent combined training exercise called "Immediate Response '08."  Soldiers from the U.S., Georgia, Ukraine, Armenia and Azerbaijan participated. The training base was once a Soviet military base.
8 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Vaziani military base in the country of Georgia was the background for a recent combined training exercise called "Immediate Response '08." Soldiers from the U.S., Georgia, Ukraine, Armenia and Azerbaijan participated. The training base was once a Soviet military base. (Photo Credit: Michael Tolzmann) VIEW ORIGINAL
The ancient city of Tbilisi in the country of Georgia was the backdrop for a recent combined exercise called "Immediate Response '08."
9 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The ancient city of Tbilisi in the country of Georgia was the backdrop for a recent combined exercise called "Immediate Response '08." (Photo Credit: AF Tech.Sgt. Larry Simmons) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from the U.S. 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, Georgia Army National Guard, and the country of Georgia practice first aid skills during a recent combined exercise called "Immediate Response '08."
10 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the U.S. 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, Georgia Army National Guard, and the country of Georgia practice first aid skills during a recent combined exercise called "Immediate Response '08." (Photo Credit: Michael Tolzmann) VIEW ORIGINAL
At a rifle range near the Republic of Georgia Vaziani military base, Georgian soldiers fire the American M-4 rifle during a life fire exercise during the training exercise "Immediate Response 08" held in the former Warsaw Pact country.
11 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – At a rifle range near the Republic of Georgia Vaziani military base, Georgian soldiers fire the American M-4 rifle during a life fire exercise during the training exercise "Immediate Response 08" held in the former Warsaw Pact country. (Photo Credit: Marine Corps Cpl. Jonathan Herring) VIEW ORIGINAL