RT17: Field Training Exercise
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RT17: Opening Ceremony
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from Turkey, Romania, Poland and Norway stand in formation in preparation for an opening ceremony marking the official beginning of Exercise Rapid Trident 2017 at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center on the International Peacekeeping and Secur... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
RT17: Command Post Exercise
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Col. Ty Shepard, California National Guard and a representative of U.S. Embassy-Kyiv, briefed Ukrainian Col. Marat Utiushev, head of the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance department of the ... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
RT17: Opening Ceremony
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. National Guard Soldiers salute the American Flag during the National Anthem as part of the official opening ceremony for Exercise Rapid Trident 17 in Yavoriv, Ukraine, Sept. 11, 2017. Rapid Trident 17 will provide participating nations with the ... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany (Aug. 3, 2018) -- Exercise Rapid Trident 2018 will take place Sept. 3-15, 2018, at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center, Ukraine.

Rapid Trident is an annual, multinational exercise involving approximately 2,270 personnel from 14 nations.

The exercise is composed of:

• a multinational, brigade-level, computer-assisted command post exercise, that is

• integrated with a battalion-level field training exercise, and

• a platoon-level situational training exercise.

This exercise supports joint combined interoperability among the partner militaries of Ukraine and the United States, as well as Partnership for Peace nations and NATO allies.

Media interested in covering Rapid Trident 18 need to contact usarmy.bavaria.7atc.list.pao-all@mail.mil and return credentialing paperwork by Aug. 17, 2018 to process installation access requests.

Related Links:

7th Army Training Command

Joint Mulitnational Training Group-Ukraine

Rapid Trident

U.S. Army Europe

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