U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Justin Gerber, an infantry squad leader with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, talks on the radio from the top of a hill known as “Old Baldie” at sunrise during Saber Junction 23 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center near Hohenfels, Germany, Sept. 15, 2023. U.S. Soldiers have been sleeping and living in the field environment for several weeks while training alongside NATO troops to increase their interoperability operations and enhance their combat readiness. Saber Junction 23 is an annual U.S. Army exercise with NATO allies and partners including 4,000 participants from 16 different countries training together from Aug. 28 to Sept. 23, 2023. The primary training audience for the exercise is the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, a U.S. Army Stryker Brigade Combat Team based in Germany. While U.S.-led, this exercise will develop and enhance NATO allies and partners’ interoperability and readiness. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by 1st Sgt. Michel Sauret)

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