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A C-130 Hercules aircraft is refueled at night during the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing's operational readiness exercise Purple Penny

A C-130 Hercules aircraft prepares to takeoff on a support mission during the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing's operational readiness exercise Purple Penny

A technicians from the 314th Field Maintenance Squadron moves a replacement engine into place to be mounted in a C-130 Hercules aircraft. The engine was replaced during the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing's operational readiness exercise Purple Penny

SGT Mike Roberts untangles the flag used by the 2nd Mobile Aerial Port Squadron. The 2nd MAPS is participating in the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing's operational readiness exercise Purple Penny

Members of the 101st Airborne Division board a C-130 Hercules aircraft during the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing's operational readiness exercise Purple Penny

Technicians from the 314th Field Maintenance Squadron remove a faulty engine from a C-130 Hercules aircraft during the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing's operational readiness exercise Purple Penny

A C-130 Hercules aircraft is refueled on the flight line during the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing's operational readiness exercise Purple Penny

A forklift is loaded aboard a C-130 Hercules aircraft during the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing's operational readiness exercise Purple Penny

Members of the 314th Field Maintenance Squadron move supplies to the flight line during the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing's operational readiness exercise Purple Penny

Crew chiefs, wearing camouflaged protective clothing, prepare to marshal aircraft and cargo to predetermined parking areas at the Remagen Drop Zone airfield, approximately 40 miles from Travis Field. They are participating in the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing`s operational readiness exercise Purple Penny

A vehicle is driven into the cargo hold of a C-130 Hercules aircraft during night loading by the 2nd Mobile Aerial Port Squadron. The aircraft is being prepared for a mission during the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing's operational readiness exercise Purple Penny

Members of the 2nd Mobile Aerial Port Squadron relax in their tent at the Remagen Drop Zone, approximately 40 miles from Travis Field, during the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing's operational readiness exercise Purple Penny

A C-130 Hercules aircraft lands at the Remagen Drop Zone, approximately 40 miles from Travis Field, during the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing's operational readiness exercise Purple Penny

Members of the 61st Tactical Airlift Squadron prepare to file flight plans after studying mission requirements in the target study room. The airmen are participating in the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing's operational readiness exercise Purple Penny

General Thomas M. Ryan Jr., Military Airlift Command Commander In CHIEF, tests a new computer terminal while Colonel Kurt G. Blunck, chief of data automation, and Belleview Mayor Richard Brauer look on during an open house

Members of a combat logistics support squadron assess damage to an F-4 Phantom II aircraft during an aircraft battle damage repair exercise. The squadron members are equipped with nuclear-biological-chemical warfare gear

Support equipment for the US Navy submersible search and rescue vehicle Deep Drone is unloaded from a 105th Military Airlift Group, New York Air National Guard (NYANG), C-5A Galaxy aircraft by members of the 603rd Military Airlift Support Group. Deep Dro

Marines from Camp Foster use a crane to remove a container from a K-loader. The US Navy (USN) submersible search and rescue vehicle Deep Drone has been brought to Okinawa to aid in the recovery of an Air Force helicopter that crashed off the island's coa

Marines from Camp Foster use a crane to remove support equipment for the US Navy (USN) submersible search and rescue vehicle Deep Drone from a K-loader. Deep Drone has been brought to Okinawa to aid in the recovery of an Air Force helicopter that crashe

A close up view of the crest on the container for the Navy submersible search and rescue vehicle Deep Drone. Deep Drone has been brought to Okinawa to assist in the recovery of an Air Force helicopter that crashed into the sea off the island's coast

Support equipment for the US Navy submersible search and rescue vehicle Deep Drone is removed from a 105th Military Airlift Group, New York Air National Guard (NYANG), C-5A Galaxy aircraft by members of the 603rd Military Airlift Support Group. Deep Dron

The US Navy (USN) submersible search and rescue vehicleDeep Drone and some of its support equipment sit on a K-loader after being unloaded from a 105th Military Airlift Group, New York Air National Guard (NYANG) C-5A galaxy aircraft. Deep Drone has been

Airmen from the 603rd Military Airlift Support Group secure the U.S. Navy submersible search and rescue vehicle Deep Drone and some of its support equipment to a K-loader positioned at the rear ramp of a 105th Military Airlift Group, New York Air National Guard, C-5A Galaxy aircraft. Deep Drone has been brought to Okinawa to aid in the recovery of an Air Force helicopter that crashed off the island's coast

Airmen from the 603rd Military Airlift Support Group secure a piece of support equipment for the U.S. Navy submersible search and rescue vehicle Deep Drone to a K-loader positioned at the rear ramp of a 105th Military Airlift Group, New York Air National Guard, C-5A Galaxy aircraft. Deep Drone has been brought to Okinawa to aid in the recovery of an Air Force helicopter that crashed off the island's coast

Personnel disembark from a 105th Military Airlift Group, New York Air National Guard, C-5A Galaxy aircraft upon its arrival. The aircraft has brought the U.S. Navy submersible search and rescue vehicle Deep Drone and its support equipment to Okinawa to aid in the recovery of an Air Force helicopter that crashed off the island's coast

Support equipment for the U.S. Navy submersible search and rescue vehicle Deep Drone is transported by a K-loader after being unloaded from an aircraft. Deep Drone has been brought to Okinawa to aid in the recovery of an Air Force helicopter that crashed off the island's coast

An airman from the 603rd Military Airlift Support Group moves a wheel chock into place as a K-loader approaches the rear ramp of a 105th Military Airlift Group, New York Air National Guard, C-5A Galaxy aircraft. The aircraft has brought the U.S. Navy submersible search and rescue vehicle Deep Drone and its support equipment to Okinawa to aid in the recovery of an Air Force helicopter that crashed off the island's coast

Several Marines from Camp Foster use straps to steady a container as it is lowered to the ground in a staging area. The U.S. Navy submersible search and rescue vehicle Deep Drone has been brought to Okinawa to aid in the recovery of an Air Force helicopter that crashed off the island's coast

An airman stands beside the landing gear of a 105th Military Airlift Group, New York Air National Guard, C-5A Galaxy aircraft following its arrival. The aircraft has brought the U.S. Navy submersible search and rescue vehicle Deep Drone and its support equipment to Okinawa to aid in the recovery of an Air Force helicopter that crashed off the island's coast

Hungarian Army Engineers, Hungarian Army IFOR Pontoon Company, prepare to reattach the free-floating portion of a Hungarian steel PNP Class 60 Pontoon Bridge, that crosses the Sava river at Slavonski Brod, Croatia, to the Bosnian shoreline anchored portion. The anchored portion of the pontoon bridge is seen in the background. The Hungarians are in Croatia in support of Operation Joint Endeavor, which is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords

An IFOR Hungarian Army truck is used to nudge a Hungarian steel PNP Class 60 Pontoon Bridge, that crosses the Sava river at Slavonski Brod, Croatia, loosen from its Croatian shoreline moorings. The Hungarians are in Croatia in support of Operation Joint Endeavor, which is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords

Hungarian Army Engineers, Hungarian Army IFOR Pontoon Company, operate several bridging boats to keep the Bosnian shorelined anchored portion of a Hungarian steel PNP Class 60 Pontoon Bridge, that crosses the Sava river at Slavonski Brod, Croatia, from floating downstream. The loose portion of the pontoon bridge is seen in the foreground. The Hungarians are in Croatia in support of Operation Joint Endeavor, which is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords

Hungarian Army Engineers, Hungarian Army IFOR Pontoon Company, operate several bridging boat to keep the Bosnian shoreline anchored portion of a Hungarian steel PNP Class 60 Pontoon Bridge that crosses the Sava River at Slavonski Brod, Croatia, from floating downsteam. The loose portion of the pontoon bridge is seen in the foreground. The Hungarians are in Croatia in support of Operation Joint Endeavor, which is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords

CPT Bela Kovacs (Hungarian Army), Hungarian Army IFOR Pontoon Company, directs other Hungarian Army Engineers as they use bridging boats to move a Hungarian steel PNP Class 60 Pontoon Bridge that crosses the Sava river at Slavonski Brod, Croatia. The Hungarians are in Croatia in support of Operation Joint Endeavor, which is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords

A Hungarian Army Engineer, Hungarian Army IFOR Pontoon Company, operates a bridging boat to "break apart" a Hungarian steel PNP Class 60 Pontoon Bridge that crosses the Sava River at Slavonski Brod, Croatia. The Hungarians are in Croatia in support of Operation Joint Endeavor, which is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords

Hungarian Army Engineers, Hungarian Army IFOR Pontoon Company, prepare to reattach the free-floating portion of a Hungarian steel PNP Class 60 Pontoon Bridge, that crosses the Sava river at Slavonski Brod, Croatia, to the Bosnian shoreline anchored portion. The anchored portion of the pontoon bridge is seen in the background. The Hungarians are in Croatia in support of Operation Joint Endeavor, which is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords

Hungarian Army Engineers, Hungarian Army IFOR Pontoon Company, prepare to reattach the free-floating portion of a Hungarian steel PNP Class 60 Pontoon Bridge, that crosses the Sava river at Slavonski Brod, Croatia, to the Bosnian shoreline anchored portion. The anchored portion of the pontoon bridge is seen in the background. The Hungarians are in Croatia in support of Operation Joint Endeavor, which is a peacekeeping effort by a multinational Implementation Force (IFOR), comprised of NATO and non-NATO military forces, deployed to Bosnia in support of the Dayton Peace Accords

US Air Force (USAF) and Civilian personnel assigned to the 86th Airlift Wing (AW), assemble in parade formation on the flight line at Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany, during the WingΘs Expansion Ceremony. The 86th AW, the largest Wing in the USAF, added two additional groups, expanding from eight groups to ten groups

US Air Force (USAF) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Julie Stanyer and MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Tim Sertich, loadmasters on a C-17 Globemaster III, double check pallets of medical supplies destined for Uzbekistan, in support of Operation Provide Hope

More than 750 US Army (USA) Soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy, wait and rest prior to boarding nine US Air Force (USAF) C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft from the 37th Airlift Squadron (AS)

More than 750 US Army (USA) Soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy, wait and rest prior to boarding nine US Air Force (USAF) C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft from the 37th Airlift Squadron (AS)

Last minute preparations are vital as more than 750 US Army (USA) Soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy, wait and rest prior to boarding US Air Force (USAF), transports

US Air Force (USAF) personnel and US Army (USA) Soldiers (not shown) from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy, load onto USAF air transportation

Children of Ramstein Air Base (AB), military members have the opportunity to do many activities, including singing and bicycle riding, at the various Child Development Centers

More than 750 US Army (USA) Soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy, board nine US Air Force (USAF) C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft from the 37th Airlift Squadron (AS)

Commander of the Air Mobility Command (AMC) and US Transportation Command (USTC) General (GEN) John W. Handy waves to hundreds of military officers and numerous general officers from assignments throughout the world, not seen, during a Command Commander's Call on September 11, 2002, at Scott Air Force Base (AFB), Illinois

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Dej Peyton, an Air Evacuation Medical (AEM) Technician, with the 86th Air Evacuation Squadron (AES), explains how an incubator can save a newborn to Aviano, Italy, Civic Leaders during a C-9 Nightingale Air Medical Evacuation tour at Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany

German contractors excavate a construction project on Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany

German contractors work on various construction projects using trench-digging tractors around Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany

US Air Force (USAF) members from the 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, roll up their old group flag and prepare to display the new one at the Combat Wing Transition Ceremony, where the units are combined from eight groups to ten

US Air Force (USAF) Captain (CAPT) Scott Guidry conducts the USAF Band at Ramstein Air Base for the 86th Airlift Wing, Combat Wing Transition Ceremony, where the units are combined from eight groups to ten

A UH-60A Black Hawk assigned to the 236th Medical Company is used to take aerial photographs of the 86th Airlift Wing Group areas and facilities

US Air Force (USAF) MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) John Snow and his wife Kay strut their stuff in the swing dance room, during the USAF Fifty-Fifth Birthday Ball Cerebration held at Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany

US Military personnel and members of the Ramstein Air Base Community gather to enjoy Food, Dancing, and various other forms of entertainment, during the US Air Force (USAF) Fifty-Fifth Birthday Ball Cerebration held at Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany

US Military personnel and members of the Ramstein Air Base Community gather to enjoy Food, Dancing, and various other forms of entertainment, during the US Air Force (USAF) Fifty-Fifth Birthday Ball Cerebration held at Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) James Bolstad (left) and USAF STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) James McNee, both assigned to the 86th Maintenance Squadron (MXS), conduct visual operation checks during an aircraft engine run up, being conducted at Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Michael Mercer, 86th Maintenance Squadron (MXS), removes ram air ducting screws from an aircraft engine, inside the maintenance shop at Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany

US Air Force (USAF) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Kara Scott, 86th Maintenance Squadron (MXS), inspects a propeller blade butt assembly inside the maintenance shop at Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany

An US Air Force (USAF) A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 52nd Fighter Wing (FW) Spangdahlem Air Base (AB), Germany, takes off from the flight line at Ramstein AB, Germany, during a routine mission

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Rachel Roy, 86th Maintenance Squadron (MXS), installs a fuel control in an aircraft engine, inside the maintenance shop at Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany

US Air Force (USAF) AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Nicholas Charles, 86th Maintenance Squadron (MXS), operates an electrical hoist to position a Reduction Gearbox onto a maintenance stand, inside the maintenance shop at Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Timothy Roberts, 86th Maintenance Squadron (MXS), performs maintenance on an aircraft engine, inside the maintenance shop at Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Gary Hathaway, 86th Maintenance Squadron (MXS), inspects a torque wrench at the equipment return station inside the maintenance shop at Ramstein Air Base (AB), Germany

Part of the Georgian Train and Equip Program (GTEP), members of the Georgian Army fire their weapons on a live firing range during Tactical Arms training to prepare in defending their boarders against Rebels from near by Chechnya

US Air Force (USAF) General (GEN) Joseph W. Ralston, Commander in CHIEF US European Command (USCINCEUR) and US Army (USA) Sergeant First Class (SFC) Keith Peterson, right, view a target on the 25 meter range, during a class that teaches Georgian Army trainees the fundamentals of marksmanship

US Air Force (USAF) General (GEN) Joseph W. Ralston, left, Commander in CHIEF US European Command (USCINCEUR) and Georgian Minister of Defense Lieutenant General (LGEN) David Tevzadze, tour the Georgian Train and Equip Program (GTEP) at Advanced Operating Base 060

US Army (USA) Major (MAJ) Dave Grosso, right, Commander of the Georgian Train and Equip Program (GTEP), escorts US Air Force (USAF) General (GEN) Joseph W. Ralston, left, Commander in CHIEF US European Command (USCINCEUR) and Georgian Minister of Defense, Lieutenant General (LGEN) David Tevzadze, on a tour of the Advanced Operating Base 060

At Advanced Operating Base 060, US Air Force (USAF) General (GEN) Joseph W. Ralston, Commander in CHIEF US European Command (USCINCEUR), greets military members from the 6th Special Operations Squadron (SOS), Hurlbert Field, Florida, deployed to the Georgian Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

US Air Force (USAF) General (GEN) Joseph W. Ralston, left, Commander in CHIEF US European Command (USCINCEUR), presents a coin to US Army (USA) Postmaster SPECIALIST Brian Gardner, right, while touring the Georgian Train and Equip Program (GTEP) Advanced Operating Base 060, escorted by US Army (USA) Major (MAJ) Dave Grosso, GTEP Commander

Part of the Georgian Train and Equip Program (GTEP), members of the Georgian Army fire their weapons during Tactical Arms training to prepare in defending their boarders against Rebels from near by Chechnya

US Air Force (USAF) Sergeant (SGT) David Rodriguez, from the 44th Signal Battalion, Mannheim, Germany, briefs General (GEN) Joseph W. Ralston, Commander in CHIEF US European Command (USCINCEUR), as he tours the Georgian Train and Equip Program (GTEP), at an Advanced Operating Base 060 Signal Center

Part of the Georgian Train and Equip Program (GTEP), members of the Georgian Army fire their weapons on a live firing range during Tactical Arms training to prepare in defending their boarders against Rebels from near by Chechnya

As part of the Georgian Train and Equip Program (GTEP), members of the Georgian Army pause for a weapons briefing during a Tactical Arms training in order to defend their boarders against Rebels from near by Chechnya

US Air Force (USAF) General (GEN) Joseph W. Ralston, right, Commander in CHIEF US European Command (USCINCEUR), pauses for a interview with USAF Still Photographer Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Joe Springfield, during his tour of the Georgian Train and Equip Program (GTEP), at Advanced Operating Base 060

A UH-1H Iroquois helicopter from the Georgian Air Force, flown by a combination of Georgian Air Force and US Air Force (USAF) 6th Special Operations Squadron (SOS) pilots, airlifts Georgian Army Soldiers during a tactical infiltration mission, in support of an Air Mobile Operation (AMO)

Several UH-1H Iroquois helicopters with the Georgian Air Force, flown by a combination of Georgian and US Air Force (USAF) 6th Special Operations Squadron (SOS) pilots, picks-up Georgian Army Soldiers, during Air Mobile Operations (AMO)

Members of the Georgian Army watch a UH-1H Iroquois helicopter from the Georgian Air Force, flown by a combination of Georgian and US Air Force (USAF) 6th Special Operations Squadron (SOS) pilots, airlift Georgian Army Soldiers during a tactical infiltration mission, in support of an Air Mobile Operation (AMO)

A UH-1H Iroquois helicopter with the Georgian Air Force, flown by a combination of Georgian and US Air Force (USAF) 6th Special Operations Squadron (SOS) pilots, picks-up Georgian Army Soldiers, during Air Mobile Operations (AMO)

US Army (USA) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Sean Keller, left and Sergeant First Class (SFC) Ralph DeBlasio, from the 10th Special Operations Group (SOG), Fort Carson, Colorado, coordinate training at a range in support of Air Mobile Operations (AMO), Basic and Advanced Rifle Marksmanship during the third Phase of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

A UH-1H Iroquois helicopter with the Georgian Air Force, flown by a combination of Georgian and US Air Force (USAF) 6th Special Operations Squadron (SOS) pilots, airlifts Georgian Army Soldiers to a tactical infiltration mission, during Air Mobile Operations (AMO)

A UH-1H Iroquois helicopter from the Georgian Air Force flown by Georgian and US Air Force (USAF) 6th Special Operations Squadron (SOS) pilots, pick up Georgian Army Soldiers, during an Air Mobile Operations (AMO), Tactical Infiltration

A UH-1H Iroquois helicopter from the Georgian Air Force, flown by a combination of Georgian Air Force and US Air Force (USAF) 6th Special Operations Squadron (SOS) pilots, load Georgian Army Soldiers for a tactical infiltration mission, during Air Mobile Operations (AMO)

A UH-1H Iroquois helicopter from the Georgian Air Force, flown by a combination of Georgian Air Force and US Air Force (USAF) 6th Special Operations Squadron (SOS) pilots, airlifts Georgian Army Soldiers during a tactical infiltration mission, in support of an Air Mobile Operation (AMO)

US Army (USA) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Sean Keller, left and Sergeant First Class (SFC) Ralph DeBlasio, from the 10th Special Operations Group (SOG), Fort Carson, Colorado, coordinate training at a range in support of Air Mobile Operations (AMO), Basic and Advanced Rifle Marksmanship during the third Phase of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

Several UH-1H Iroquois helicopters from the Georgian Air Force flown by Georgian and US Air Force (USAF) 6th Special Operations Squadron (SOS) pilots, land in an open field, during an Air Mobile Operations (AMO), Tactical Infiltration

US Army (USA) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Sean Keller, from the 10th Special Operations Group (SOG), Fort Carson, Colorado, instructs at a range in support of Air Mobile Operations (AMO), Basic and Advanced Rifle Marksmanship during the third Phase of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

On board a Georgian Air Force UH-1H Iroquois helicopter, US Army (USA) Sergeant First Class (SFC) Lynn Davis, with the 10th Special Forces Group (SFG), Fort Carson, Colorado, signals Georgian Army Soldiers on the ground forward as his helicopter lands to pick them up, during a tactical infiltration mission, in support of an Air Mobile Operation (AMO)

US Air Force (USAF) MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Allen K. Brown, with the 6th Special Operations Squadron (SOS), Hurlburt Field, Florida and a Georgian Maintenance Officer, trouble shoot a failed stabilizer bar damper from a Georgian UH-1H Iroquois helicopter, in support of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

Georgian Army Soldiers flank and engage silhouette targets during their first live-fire squad maneuver training in support of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

US Army (USA) Sergeant (SGT) Daniel Roxbury, with the 10th Special Forces Group (SFG), Fort Carson, Colorado, manages and supplies Base Camp 060, in support of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

Georgian Army Soldiers gather 7.62 mm ammunition rounds for their AK-47s, during their first live-fire squad training, in support of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

US Air Force (USAF) MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Allen K. Brown, with the 6th Special Operations Squadron (SOS), Hurlburt Field, Florida and a Georgian Maintenance Officer, trouble shoot a failed stabilizer bar damper from a Georgian UH-1H Iroquois helicopter, in support of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

US Air Force (USAF) Captain (CAPT) Brian Hull, with the 6th Special Operations Squadron (SOS), Hurlburt Field, Florida, pre-flights the main rotor system of a Georgian UH-1H Iroquois helicopter

A smoke grenade is thrown to identify the general direction enemy fire is coming from, during the third phase of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

US Army (USA) Sergeant First Class (SFC) Radoslaw Szczepanski, with the 10th Special Forces Group (SFG), from Fort Carson, Colorado and Georgian Interpreter Tamuna Kopaleishvili observe and instruct as Georgian Army Soldiers train and enter the third phase of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

A Georgian Army Soldier takes aim at enemy Soldiers during contact, part of the third phase of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

Georgian Army Soldiers patrol open fields in search of possible aggressors in their third phase of training in support of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

Once an enemy has been located this squad of Georgian Army Soldiers takes a defensive stance to "Lock and Load", in support of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

US Army (USA) Sergeant First Class (SFC) Cleyton Degenhardt, with the 10th Special Forces Group (SFG), Fort Carson, Colorado, reminds Georgian Army Soldiers to maintain muzzle control during live-fire operations

US Army (USA) Sergeant First Class (SFC) Jeff Baughman, with the 10th Special Forces Group (SFG), Fort Carson, Colorado, instructs Georgian Army Soldiers on the dangers of conducting live-fire ambushes and maintaining muzzle control, in support of the Georgia Train and Equip Program (GTEP)

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