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Bilateral military exercise Southern Vanguard 22 begins in Brazil
211206-A-JF826-9102.JPG Photo By: Pfc. Joshua Taeckens

LORENA, Brazil - U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team (Rakkasan), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) salute during the opening ceremony of Southern Vanguard 22 at the 5th Light Infantry Battalion in Lorena, Brazil, Dec. 6 2021. Southern Vanguard 22 was planned as a 10-day air assault operation and was the largest deployment of a U.S. Army unit to train with the Brazilian army forces in Brazil.


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