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Army Special Forces soldiers teamed up with European troops to practice fighting behind enemy lines

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  • US Special Forces soldiers teamed up with troops from 15 other countries for exercise Saber Junction 19 in Germany in September.
  • “From my point of view, this is the most important exercise for my unit in that it helps prepare us for future NATO missions,” said a Bulgarian commander.
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“For us being Special Forces, we are the first on the battlefield, then we are the last to leave,” said a Bulgarian Special Operations Tactical Group Commander.

The captain was the commander of the SOTG for exercise Saber Junction 19. Approximately 5,400 participants from 15 NATO and partner nations including Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Italy, Kosovo, Lithuanian, the Republic of Northern Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine and the US took part in the exercise at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, September 3-30, 2019.

The exercise partnered about 100 Multinational SOF from Bulgaria, the US, and members of the Lithuanian National Defense Volunteer Defense National Force, or KASP, with conventional forces to improve integration and enhance their overall combat abilities.

Source: Business Insider