Mission Complete: Bearcats Finish NATO Exercise in Lithuania’s Suwalki Gap

By Sgt. William Boecker 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs PABRADE, Lithuania¬†(June 23, 2017) – At the sound of 17 U.S. Army rotary wing aircraft humming through the air, Soldiers of the Minnesota National Guard’s 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 136th Infantry, in addition to Service members of five NATO Allied countries, load onto Black… Continue reading Mission Complete: Bearcats Finish NATO Exercise in Lithuania’s Suwalki Gap

7 Nations, 4 Branches, 1 Mission; Saber Strike ’17

By Sgt. William Boecker 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs PABRADE, Lithuania¬†(June 20, 2017) – As the sun begins to set on the Lithuanian countryside, the final touches are put on the camouflage netting designed to break the silhouette and conceal the position of the Tactical Action Center, or TAC, of the 1st Armored… Continue reading 7 Nations, 4 Branches, 1 Mission; Saber Strike ’17