Swift Response 15
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The paratroopers, from Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, the U.K., and the U.S., were conducting the jump a... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army)
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HOHENFELS, Germany (Aug. 26, 2015) -- More than 1,000 paratroopers from Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, the United Kingdom, and the United States conducted an airborne operation as a part of Exercise Swift Response 15 on the Hohenburg Drop Zone here, Aug. 26.

Exercise Swift Response 15 is the U.S. Army's largest combined airborne training event in Europe since the end of the Cold War. More than 4,800 service members from 11 NATO nations - including Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States - will take part in the exercise on training areas in Bulgaria, Germany, Italy and Romania, Aug. 17 - Sept. 13.

Swift Response 15 is designed to integrate multiple allied nations' crisis response forces into a cohesive team and demonstrate the combined ability to rapidly deploy and operate in support of maintaining a strong and secure Europe.

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