U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff, Polish military leaders conduct site survey
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – (left to right) Polish Armed Forces Maj. Gen. Jaroslaw Mika, commander, 11th Armoured Cavalry Division, shows Gen. Daniel Allyn, United States Army Vice Chief of Staff; Polish Armed Forces Lt. Gen. Leszek Surawski, commander, 16th Mechanised Division... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
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2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. Daniel Allyn, United States Army Vice Chief of Staff, is shown a memorial dedicated to Tadeusz Buk, former major general and commander of the Polish Land Forces, who was killed in Iraq in 2010 during a visit to the Heritage House Military Museum... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff, Polish military leaders conduct site survey
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. Daniel Allyn, United States Army Vice Chief of Staff, shakes a Polish soldier's hand during his visit to the Heritage House Military Museum in Zagan, Poland, Nov. 15, 2016. Allyn and Kamper were in Poland to view Polish military bases and traini... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
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WROCLAW, Poland -- The Vice Chief of Staff for the United States Army, Gen. Daniel Allyn, along with leaders assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, conducted a tour of Polish military facilities and training areas in Zagan, Poland on Nov. 15, 2016.

After the review, Allyn and Brig. Gen. Kenneth L. Kamper, deputy commanding general, 4th Inf. Div., visited the Heritage House Military Museum where Polish military leaders briefed them on potential training opportunities for future engagements and various personnel packages each training area can support for both countries' troops.

The tour followed a prior visit by U.S. Army leaders who recently conducted a pre-deployment site survey throughout the area in preparation for upcoming deployments of U.S. Soldiers to Poland.

The deployments are scheduled to start with the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, based out of Fort Carson, Colorado, and is slated to signal the beginning of a change in the U.S. and NATO's policy as allied forces start to focus more on deterrence as previously described by Kamper.

Future rotations throughout Europe will demonstrate the continued U.S. support of its NATO Allies while simultaneously allowing U.S. Soldiers to bi-laterally train with their foreign counterparts.

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