KFOR Commander visits troops

By Spc. Joshua Dodds, 116th Public Affairs DetachmentDecember 28, 2009

Sgt. David D. Sena, 231st Maneuver Task Force, Torrance, Calif., demonstrates to German Army Lt. Gen. Markus Bentler, commander, Kosovo Forces, how to load the U.S. MK-19 40mm grenade launcher in the Small Arms Virtual Trainer(SAVT) during a visit to Camp Bondsteel. The visit gave Bentler an opportunity to see the Joint Operations Center (JOC), the SAVT, a demonstration of the working dogs and visit with the Soldiers of Multi-National Task Force-East.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. David D. Sena, 231st Maneuver Task Force, Torrance, Calif., demonstrates to German Army Lt. Gen. Markus Bentler, commander, Kosovo Forces, how to load the U.S. MK-19 40mm grenade launcher in the Small Arms Virtual Trainer(SAVT) during a visit to Camp Bondsteel. The visit gave Bentler an opportunity to see the Joint Operations Center (JOC), the SAVT, a demonstration of the working dogs and visit with the Soldiers of Multi-National Task Force-East. (Photo Credit: Spc. Joshua Dodds, 116th Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
German Army Lt. Gen. Markus Bentler, commander, Kosovo Forces, fires the U.S. MK-19 40 mm grenade launcher in the Small Arms Virtual Trainer (SAVT). The SAVT was his second stop after touring the Joint Operations Center where Bentler visited with Multi-National Task Force-East Soldiers. The visit ended with a demonstration of the working dogs and their handlers.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – German Army Lt. Gen. Markus Bentler, commander, Kosovo Forces, fires the U.S. MK-19 40 mm grenade launcher in the Small Arms Virtual Trainer (SAVT). The SAVT was his second stop after touring the Joint Operations Center where Bentler visited with Multi-National Task Force-East Soldiers. The visit ended with a demonstration of the working dogs and their handlers. (Photo Credit: Spc. Joshua Dodds, 116th Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
Ukraine Master Sgt. Uleh Borodiichuk, Zhytomiz, Ukraine, fires a U.S. M-240B machine gun as Cpl. Michael T. Thurston, 1-144th Maneuver Task Force, Tulare, Calif., watches targets for him to engage at the Small Arms Virtual Trainer (SAVT) on Camp Bondsteel. Borodiichuk and Thurston were part of a group of Multi-National Task Force-East Soldiers who joined German Army Lt. Gen. Markus Bentler, commander, Kosovo Forces, in testing their aim at the SAVT.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Ukraine Master Sgt. Uleh Borodiichuk, Zhytomiz, Ukraine, fires a U.S. M-240B machine gun as Cpl. Michael T. Thurston, 1-144th Maneuver Task Force, Tulare, Calif., watches targets for him to engage at the Small Arms Virtual Trainer (SAVT) on Camp Bondsteel. Borodiichuk and Thurston were part of a group of Multi-National Task Force-East Soldiers who joined German Army Lt. Gen. Markus Bentler, commander, Kosovo Forces, in testing their aim at the SAVT. (Photo Credit: Spc. Joshua Dodds, 116th Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
Cpl. Michael T. Thurston, 1-144th Maneuver Task Force, Tulare, Calif., demonstrates to Ukraine Army Master Sgt. Uleh Borodiichuk, Zhytomiz, Ukraine, how to load a U.S. M-240B machine gun. Borodiichuk and Thurston were part of a group of Multi-National Task Force-East Soldiers who joined German Army Lt. Gen. Markus Bentler, commander, Kosovo Forces, in testing their aim at the Small Arms Virtual Trainer on Camp Bondsteel.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Cpl. Michael T. Thurston, 1-144th Maneuver Task Force, Tulare, Calif., demonstrates to Ukraine Army Master Sgt. Uleh Borodiichuk, Zhytomiz, Ukraine, how to load a U.S. M-240B machine gun. Borodiichuk and Thurston were part of a group of Multi-National Task Force-East Soldiers who joined German Army Lt. Gen. Markus Bentler, commander, Kosovo Forces, in testing their aim at the Small Arms Virtual Trainer on Camp Bondsteel. (Photo Credit: Spc. Joshua Dodds, 116th Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL