Lt. Gen. John S. Kolasheski, V Corps Commanding General, receives a brief on joint multinational group operations by the command team of Task Force Raven, 81st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Washington Army National Guard, May 14, 2021, at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Gen. John S. Kolasheski, V Corps Commanding General, receives a brief on joint multinational group operations by the command team of Task Force Raven, 81st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Washington Army National Guard, May 14, 2021, at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Gen. John S. Kolasheski, V Corps Commanding General, bumps elbows with Col James Perrin, Commander of Task Force Raven, 81st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Washington Army National Guard, May 14, 2021, at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine
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Lt. Gen. John S. Kolasheski, V Corps Commanding General, receives a plaque bestowed by Ukrainian Lt. Gen. Pavlo Tkachuk, the Chief of the Armed Forces Ukraine National Army Academy, May 14, 2021, at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine
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Lt. Gen. John S. Kolasheski, V Corps Commanding General, poses for a photo with U.S. and Ukrainian officers assigned to the Joint Multinational Training Group – Ukraine, during a visit to the Yavoriv Combat Training Center, May 14, 2021
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Lt. Gen. John S. Kolasheski, V Corps Commanding General, visits the International Peacekeeping and Security Center near Yavoriv, Ukraine, May 14, 2021. Kolasheski received a brief on joint multinational group operations by the command team of Task Force Raven, 81st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Washington Army National Guard, during his visit.  Task Force Raven is the command element of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, which is responsible for training, advising and mentoring the Ukrainian cadre at the Combat Training Center-Yavoriv to improve Armed Forces Ukraine’s training capacity and defense capabilities. Soldiers at JMTG-U work with AFU partners at the CTC-Y to develop and implement systems to improve combat training and increase training center capacity.