Shadow Run for Army Ten-Miler held on Latvian airfield

By Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs DetachmentSeptember 19, 2015

Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Vicenza, Italy, and 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, out of Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., along with airmen from the Latvian Air Force run down the taxiway of Lielvarde Airfield as part of the 10-Mile Shadow Run, Sept. 18. The run, which mirrors the Army Ten-Miler being held Oct. 9-10 in Washington, was conducted to increase camaraderie among U.S. and Latvian forces participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on combined-training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Vicenza, Italy, and 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, out of Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., along with airmen from the Latvian Air Force run down the taxiway of Lielvarde Airfield as part of the 10-Mile Shadow Run, Sept. 18. The run, which mirrors the Army Ten-Miler being held Oct. 9-10 in Washington, was conducted to increase camaraderie among U.S. and Latvian forces participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on combined-training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
Latvian Airmen Artjoms Rekunenko grabs water at the final check point during the 10-Mile Shadow Run held on Lielvarde Airfield, Latvia, Sept. 18. The run, which mirrors the Army Ten-Miler being held Oct. 9-10 in Washington, was conducted to increase camaraderie among U.S. and Latvian forces participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on combined-training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
2 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Latvian Airmen Artjoms Rekunenko grabs water at the final check point during the 10-Mile Shadow Run held on Lielvarde Airfield, Latvia, Sept. 18. The run, which mirrors the Army Ten-Miler being held Oct. 9-10 in Washington, was conducted to increase camaraderie among U.S. and Latvian forces participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on combined-training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
Runners pass through a check point during the 10-Mile Shadow Run held on Lielvarde Airfield, Latvia, Sept. 18. The run, which mirrors the Army Ten-Miler being held Oct. 9-10 in Washington, was conducted to increase camaraderie among U.S. and Latvian forces participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on combined-training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
3 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Runners pass through a check point during the 10-Mile Shadow Run held on Lielvarde Airfield, Latvia, Sept. 18. The run, which mirrors the Army Ten-Miler being held Oct. 9-10 in Washington, was conducted to increase camaraderie among U.S. and Latvian forces participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on combined-training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Second Lt. Kendall Ward, a paratrooper assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Vicenza, Italy, finishes in first place, crossing the finish line at 55:58 during the 10-Mile Shadow Run held on Lielvarde Airfield, Sept. 18. The run, which mirrors the Army Ten-Miler being held Oct. 9-10 in Washington, was conducted to increase camaraderie among U.S. and Latvian forces participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on combined-training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
4 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Second Lt. Kendall Ward, a paratrooper assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Vicenza, Italy, finishes in first place, crossing the finish line at 55:58 during the 10-Mile Shadow Run held on Lielvarde Airfield, Sept. 18. The run, which mirrors the Army Ten-Miler being held Oct. 9-10 in Washington, was conducted to increase camaraderie among U.S. and Latvian forces participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on combined-training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Second Lt. Yarelys Moreau, assigned to the 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, out of Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., finishes in third place during the 10-Mile Shadow Run held on Lielvarde Airfield, Sept. 18. The run, which mirrors the Army Ten-Miler being held Oct. 9-10 in Washington, was conducted to increase camaraderie among U.S. and Latvian forces participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on combined-training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
5 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Second Lt. Yarelys Moreau, assigned to the 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, out of Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., finishes in third place during the 10-Mile Shadow Run held on Lielvarde Airfield, Sept. 18. The run, which mirrors the Army Ten-Miler being held Oct. 9-10 in Washington, was conducted to increase camaraderie among U.S. and Latvian forces participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on combined-training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
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Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Vicenza, Italy and 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, out of Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., along with airmen from the Latvian Air Force pose in front of a UH-60 Black Hawk following the 10-Mile Shadow Run held on Lielvarde Airfield, Sept. 18. The run, which mirrors the Army Ten-Miler being held Oct. 9-10 in Washington, was conducted to increase camaraderie among U.S. and Latvian forces participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on combined-training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
7 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade out of Vicenza, Italy and 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, out of Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., along with airmen from the Latvian Air Force pose in front of a UH-60 Black Hawk following the 10-Mile Shadow Run held on Lielvarde Airfield, Sept. 18. The run, which mirrors the Army Ten-Miler being held Oct. 9-10 in Washington, was conducted to increase camaraderie among U.S. and Latvian forces participating in Operation Atlantic Resolve, an ongoing, multinational partnership focused on combined-training and security cooperation between the U.S. and other NATO allies. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL