U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, prepare to sprint toward their next location while participating in a live-fire exercise as part of Swift Response 23 in San Gregorio, Spain on May 16, 2023. Swift Response 23 is part of DEFENDER 23, a U.S. Europe and Africa Command directed multi-national, joint exercise designed to build readiness and interoperability between U.S. and NATO allies and partners. Operational readiness across all domains such as air, is paramount to partnerships, crisis response, deterrence, and support to Allies and partners. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. John Todd)

Photo by: Staff Sgt. John Todd |  VIRIN: 230516-A-WB015-085.JPG