September 2017 - Marines with U.S. Marine Rotational Force-Europe along with Swedish military forces take part in Exercise Aurora 17 on Gotland Island, Sweden ... with an amphibious assault that moves inland with combat in a forest.
Aurora 17, a Swedish exercise designed to increase the national and joint military capabilities necessary to protect their homeland. The exercise included over 19,000 Swedish personnel along with an estimated 1500 personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Lithuania, Latvia, Norway and the United States. Not only was it the largest exercise for Sweden in 23 years but it was also the first time in 20 years that Sweden’s parliament exercised its wartime powers.
American Forces Network video by USAF Staff Sgt. Emma Mayen Video edited by USA Patriotism!