YEAR IN PHOTOS 2023

SHOWCASING THE MULTITUDE OF EXPERIENCES OF ARMY RESERVE SOLDIERS OVER THE PAST YEAR
AND HIGHLIGHTING THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROFESSIONALS. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30th Medical Brigade makes history in Europe with U.S. Army Reserve during Defender 2024
*EXERCISE *EXERCISE *EXERCISE Maj. Joseph Patterson (left), medical surgical nurse, 75th Field Hospital, checks the vision of a simulated patient as part of the Defender Europe 24 Hospital Exercise on Baumholder, Germany, May 17, 2024. This is the first draw of an Army Prepositioned Stock hospital in a Europe based exercise in the history of Army medicine and serves as the proof of concept for the establishment of hospitalization capabilities in Europe. DEFENDER is a Dynamic Employment of Forces to Europe for NATO Deterrence and Enhanced Readiness, and is a U.S. European Command scheduled, U.S. Army Europe and Africa conducted exercise that consists of Saber Strike, Immediate Response, and Swift Response. DEFENDER 24 is linked to NATO’s Steadfast Defender exercise, and DoD’s Large Scale Global Exercise, taking place from 28 March to 31 May. DEFENDER 24 is the largest U.S. Army exercise in Europe and includes more than 17,000 U.S. and 23,000 multinational service members from more than 20 Allied and partner nations, including Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

Photo by: Sgt. Andrew Jo |  VIRIN: 240517-A-XJ219-6713.JPG