Riga port operations solidify U.S. Army access to Baltic Sea region
The ARC DEFENDER delivered armored vehicles and equipment belonging to the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and the 4th Infantry Division’s headquarters element, January 26, 2023, at the port in Riga, Latvia, in support of Atlantic Resolve. Soldiers from 21st Theater Sustainment Command assisted 7th Mission Support Command’s 151st Movement Control Team, 446th Movement Control Battalion, in coordination with the 838th Transportation Battalion, 598th Transportation Brigade, host nation support and commercial organizations, to discharge and stage equipment and vehicles, including paladin self-propelled howitzers, armored ammunition carriers, joint logistics tactical vehicles and other wheeled and tracked vehicles for onward movement to eastern Europe. (Courtesy photo by Eduards Ozolins, U.S. Embassy, Riga)