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US Deploys Troops To Poland In Support Of Atlantic Resolve

DRAWSKO POMORSKIE, Poland - M106 Paladin self-propelled howitzers belonging to 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade, 4th Infantry Division have been offloaded from a flatcar railway Jan. 9, 2017. The vehicles were shipped from the Port of Bremerhaven, Germany on Jan. 6. They will be used by the Soldiers as they conduct training in Eastern Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. Rotating U.S.-based units through the European theater on a heel-to-toe rotation exercises our ability to assemble forces quickly, familiarizes Soldiers with their multinational counterparts while in a complex security environment and demonstrates deterrence. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Corinna Baltos)DRAWSKO POMORSKIE, Poland - M106 Paladin self-propelled howitzers belonging to 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade, 4th Infantry Division have been offloaded from a flatcar railway Jan. 9, 2017. The vehicles were shipped from the Port of Bremerhaven, Germany on Jan. 6. They will be used by the Soldiers as they conduct training in Eastern Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. Rotating U.S.-based units through the European theater on a heel-to-toe rotation exercises our ability to assemble forces quickly, familiarizes Soldiers with their multinational counterparts while in a complex security environment and demonstrates deterrence. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Corinna Baltos)

American forces arrived in Poland on Thursday, marking the official start of a nine-month deployment of soldiers from the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division in Eastern Europe.

The deployment of the “Iron Brigade” to Poland is part of the Atlantic Resolve Mission, which will include the deployment of troops and equipment into seven more countries across Central and Eastern Europe.

Following their initial preparatory actions the brigade will conduct training with in Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, and Slovakia.

According to the Army, the Atlantic Resolve Mission aims to reassure Allies of the US commitment to NATO through the deployment of an Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) from Fort Carson, Colorado.

More than 2,700 pieces of equipment were transported to Poland via rail and road from the German port of Bremerhaven, according to Atlantic Resolve Mission officials.

The rotational elements in these countries will not be permanently stationed there, but will provide a persistent presence across the theater, routinely moving and massing for exercises and training events, according to Army officials.

Source: US Army and Atlantic Resolve Mission


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