Press Release - U.S. Army Europe and Africa to hold Saber Junction Exercise

Aug. 26, 2022

HOHENFELS, Germany —

More than 4,400 participants from the U.S. and NATO Allies and partners in Europe will participate in Saber Junction 22 at the U.S. Army’s Hohenfels training area Aug. 29 - Sept. 20, 2022.

Saber Junction is an exercise designed to assess the readiness of the U.S. Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade to execute unified land operations in a joint, combined environment and to promote interoperability with participating Allied and partner nations.

The exercise is conducted by 7th Army Training Command’s Joint Multinational Readiness Center, the Europe-based Army Combat Training Center tasked with providing training capabilities for leaders, staff, units and multinational partners to dominate in unified land operations around the world.

Allied and partner nations participating in Saber Junction are Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

Media will have an opportunity to view an airborne entry event, and conduct limited interviews. If the airborne event is moved or cancelled, an alternate media day will be held on Sept. 16.

Space will be limited and media should RSVP by Sept. 6. For more information or to RSVP, contact the 7th Army Training Command Public Affairs Office at

WHAT: U.S. Army Europe and Africa Saber Junction 22

WHEN: Sept. 8, 2022

WHERE: Hohenfels Training Area, Germany.

WHO: 173rd Airborne Brigade and Allied and partner nations


To RSVP, please provide the following information to by 1500 CET on Sept. 6, 2022:

1. First and last name

2. Media organization

3. Country of citizenship

4. Place of birth

5. Date of birth

6. Passport number or national ID number

7. Phone number

8. Email

9. Vehicle make and License Number

Exact meeting location and time will be provided to registered media after the RSVP deadline. Be sure to bring your ID and passport with you on the day of the event. For more information, contact



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