Soldiers Conduct Exercise Eagle Rapid 22, a battalion-level exercise
conducted by 1st Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment at the Crvena
Zemlja Training Area near Knin, Croatia.
The goal of the training is to
maintain squads’ proficiency in battle drills by conducting platoon and
company training over the course of one week. The training consists of
numerous challenging and complicated tasks that include conducting direct
and indirect fires, strategic emplacement of assets, reacting to enemy
contact, effective communication, and breaching obstacles.
Airborne Brigade is the U.S. Army's Contingency Response Force in Europe,
providing rapidly deployable forces to the United States European, African,
and Central Command areas of responsibility. Forward deployed across Italy
and Germany, the brigade routinely trains alongside NATO allies and partners
to build partnerships and strengthen the alliance.
U.S. Army video segments by Staff Sgt. John Yountz May 2022