Reserve component Soldiers combat multiplier in Defender Europe 21
Maj. Sara Alan, Force Modernization Chief, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 173rd Airborne Brigade works to ensure all the different battalions have the assistance they need for new equipment fielding and training during exercise Swift Response 21. Swift Response 21 will occur May 6-11, as the airborne operation portion of DEFENDER-Europe 21. It will validate U.S. European Command's ability to send high readiness forces into a designated area by conducting an airborne exercise consisting of strategic jumps as part of a Joint Forcible Entry (JFE) in three countries to seize key terrain.

Photo by: Staff Sgt. Jacob Sawyer |  VIRIN: 210506-A-CZ070-510.JPG