U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, alongside Italian soldiers with the 4th Tank Regiment, Garibaldi Brigade, conduct a raid using armored vehicles on a village occupied by opposing forces consisting of U.S. soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment and North Macedonian soldiers from the 2nd Mechanized Infantry Battalion, 11th Infantry Brigade and Lithuanian soldiers from the 2nd Territorial Unit, National Defense Volunteer Force at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany during Exercise Saber Junction 22 (SJ22).
SJ22 is a multinational rotational exercise designed to assess the readiness of the U.S. Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade to execute unified land operations in a joint, combined environment and to promote interoperability with more than 4,500 participants from the U.S. and Allied and partner nations at the U.S. Army's Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas from August 29 to September 20, 2022.
The 173rd 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 by Staff Sgt. John Yountz September 16, 2022