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Soldiers in the 364th ESC celebrate the 241st Army Birthday in Warsaw, Poland during Anakonda 16 June 14.
June 22, 2016 - Anakonda 16 has been described by many in the Polish and U.S. military as a multi-national exercise that demonstrates an alliance in Europe between Poland and other NATO countries. Furthermore, it tests the ability of approximately 12,000 U.S. troops spread across 15 sites in Poland and Germany, with an additional 12,000 allied nation troops ability to deploy to an austere environment in order to fend off any adversary. But even this all-encompassing description inadequately captures the complete benefits of Anakonda 16.

Anakonda 16 brings bigger benefits to 364th ESC
During the exercise, the 364th ESC were responsible for more than 35 sustainment units that were responsible for managing supply yards, rail port operations in Zagan and Drawsko Pomorski, sea port operations in Szczecin and ammunition supply points. The units came from the Army National Guard, active Army and the Army Reserve and include three of the ESC organic subordinate units; the 483rd Quartermaster Company, the 909th Human Resources Company and the 592nd Ordnance Company.
June 19, 2016 - Anakonda 16 has been described by many in the Polish and U.S. military as a multi-national exercise that demonstrates an alliance in Europe between Poland and other NATO countries.

The 364th ESC: on point and on time
U.S. Army Reserve and U.S Army Europe Soldiers compete against Polish Army Soldiers in a Marksmanship competition at the Warszawsk Brygada Range here, May 28, 2016.
June 19, 2016 - The 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command out of Marysville, Washington, participated in the training exercise Anakonda 2016 from May 9 to June 17, throughout Poland.

U.S. Army Reserve soldier serves as unit translator
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)
June 17, 2016 - DRAWSKO POMORSKIE TRAINING AREA, Poland – For U.S. Army Reserve Pfc. James Hale, coming to Poland for Exercise Anakonda 2016 was like coming home.

USAR Soldiers participate in community run during Anakonda 16 in Poland
Retired Polish Army Colonel Krzysztof Zielinska thanks U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command Marysville, Washington, for their participation in a 10-kilometer race commemorating a local town hero and his late wife, Halina, in Sulejowek June 11. The 364th ESC is currently serving in Poland in support of Anakonda 16, a Polish-led national event that seeks to train, exercise and integrate Polish national command and force structures into an Allied, joint, multinational environment. (Photo by Capt. A. Sean Taylor, 649th RSG)
June 16, 2016 - U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, stationed in Marysville, Washington, participated in a 10-kilometer run through the Polish town Sulejowek during Anakonda 2016, June 11.

Interoperability is the key for reserve component integration during Anakonda 16
U.S. and Polish Soldiers ready a convoy of vehicles of the 361st Multi Role Bridge Co. to leave the port in Szczecin, Poland to take part in Exercise Anakonda 16.
June 16, 2016 - Active-duty and reserve component forces from the United States are working with NATO allies and partners during Exercise Anakonda 16. Brig. Gen. Arlan DeBlieck, deputy commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and commanding general of the Army Reserve’s 7th Mission Support Command, and six staff members visited more than a half-dozen training sites across Poland. He and the staff spoke to active and reserve Soldiers about interoperability with each other, the Polish military and other NATO allies and partners.
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Anakonda is a Polish-led national event that seeks to train, exercise and integrate Polish national command and force structures into an Allied, joint, multinational environment. Exercises like Anakonda help Army Reserve sustainment Soldiers understand how to quickly and efficiently move personnel and equipment in order to improve response time.