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Paratroopers in Germany duck drones as Saber Junction shifts to live-fire training

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Thunderous booms joined the crackle of machine guns echoing over the rolling Bavarian hills, as U.S. paratroopers shifted this week to the live-fire portion of Saber Junction, a multinational annual exercise aimed at demonstrating American commitment to its allies. The 173rd Infantry Brigade, together with militaries from allied and partner nations, began the exercise on Sept. 4; it continues through Oct. 1. Last week, the airborne brigade’s “Sky Soldiers” assembled…