U.S. civil affairs, NATO CIMIC units collaborate during U.S. Army Europe summer exercises
Hungarian Defense Forces Lt. Col. István Guba, deputy commander of Hungarian Civil-Military Co-operation (CIMIC) speaks with Col. Bradley Heston, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade commander, at the Hungarian Army Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Szentendre, Hungary, June 14, to share information from NATO civil engagement teams as they studied the concerns of local populaces during NATO and U.S. Army Europe training exercises Szentes Axe and Breakthrough. These exercises utilize a common collective defense scenario focused on furthering partner capacity and improving interoperability. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Spc. Daisy Zimmer, 221st Public Affairs Detachment)