RIGA, Latvia — U.S. Airmen joined more than 4,500 military members from 13 different NATO countries as they kicked off exercise Saber Strike ’16 June 12.
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ADAZI TRAINING AREA, Latvia — About 6,000 personnel from 13 countries, including the United States, are participating in the Saber Strike 15 exercise that began June 8 and will continue through June 19 in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland.
Airmen from the 435th Contingency Response Group arrived at Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, June 16 to participate in the Air Force-specific portion of Saber Strike 2014.
Saber Strike is a regularly scheduled, reoccurring exercise that promotes the enduring commitment the United States and other allied nations have with the Baltic States.
Saber Strike 2014 concluded June 20 with a closing ceremony at the Adazi Training Area here.
A Latvian runway was used for the first time by the U.S Air Force when three C-130J models assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron landed on Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, June 17 as part of a Saber Strike exercise.