Posts tagged as US Soldiers

US soldiers caught in well-planned ambush during exercise in Germany

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The quiet might have been the first tip-off that something wasn’t right when the small U.S. military police force entered a mock village in the Bavarian countryside. But it didn’t last long. The Fort Riley, Kan.-based military police had walked into what they soon realized was an ambush. They were among more than 5,000 soldiers from 21 nations participating in Combined Resolve 12, a four-week exercise focused on how well…

Six US soldiers injured in Poland crash

Monday, February 25, 2019

Six U.S. soldiers were injured in a traffic accident in Poland, where they were conducting a routine mission, the military said Monday. The accident happened on Sunday in Karliki, a town in central Poland near the city of Zagan, which is one of the main hubs for the U.S. Army in the country. The soldiers were conducting a “routine administrative movement” around 2 p.m. when the accident occurred, an Army…

US soldiers deployed to Europe clink beer steins with Germans at Volksfest

Monday, May 14, 2018

Soldiers deployed on a nine-month rotation to Europe celebrated German and American style at the German-American Volksfest Hohenfels this weekend. The German-American Volksfest is a traditional German festival, with American flair. The fest is open to local Germans, American soldiers and families stationed in the area. The 1st Infantry Division’s 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, who happen to be conducting training in the area while on rotation supporting Operation Atlantic…