GRAFENWOEHR, Germany -- The German Army's 122 Panzergrenadier Battalion wrapped up its pre-deployment training here for their NATO mission by loading nearly 40 wheeled and tracked vehicles on trains at the U.S. Army's Grafenwoehr Training Area railhead.

The transport is headed to Rukla, Lithuania, where the unit will deploy for six months in support of NATO's Enhanced Forward Presence.

The unit is homestationed in Oberviechtach, Germany and is part of the 12 Panzer Brigade, 10th Panzer Division.