LIELVARDE AIRBASE, Latvia —
Elements of the 1st Combat Aviation Brigade will join eFP Battle Group Latvia to conduct exercise Testudo Soaring April 1-12 at Lielvarde Airbase and Meza-Mackevici, Latvia.
This is a NATO directed exercise that focuses on U.S., NATO, and multinational units working together to execute air mobility operations and project combat power. The exercise includes 600 personnel from the U.S., Latvia, Canada, Spain, Slovakia, Italy, Slovenia and Czech Republic.
On April 10, media is invited to observe training activities. Soldiers will also be available for interviews.
Media that wants to attend must submit the following information to Anete.Gneze@mod.gov.lv no later than 5 p.m., Monday, April 8.
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Confirmed media need to be at the main gate of Lielvarde Airbase by 1:30 p.m., April 10.