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Oleszno - U.S. Army Reserve Pfc. James Hale, a Transportation Management Coordinator with the 3882nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, is interviewed by a Polish television reporter during Exercise Anakonda 2016 at the Drawsko Pomorskie Training Area, Poland, June 14. Hale, the son of American missionaries, was born in Poland and has lived most of his life there. He has served as a Polish translator for the soldiers in his unit during their time in Poland. Exercise Anakonda 2016 is a Polish-led, joint multinational exercise taking place throughout Poland June 7-17. The exercise involves approximately 31,000 participants from more than 20 nations. Exercise Anakonda 2016 is a premier training event for U.S. Army Europe and participating nations and demonstrates the United States and partner nations can effectively unite under a unified command while training on contemporary scenario. (U.S. Army photo by Timothy L. Hale) (Released)


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