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An US Air Force forklift operator places a pallet of Marine Corps equipment onto an Estonian Army truck at the airport. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed including the use of equipment from the US Marine Corps Norway ...

An US Air Force forklift operator places a pallet of Marine Corps equipment onto an Estonian Army truck at the airport. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed including the use of equipment from the US Marine Corps Norway ...

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[Complete] Scene Caption: An US Air Force forklift operator places a pallet of Marine Corps equipment onto an Estonian Army truck at the airport. Baltic Challenge '97 is a multinational exercise conducted in the spirit of NATO's Partnership for Peace (PfP) initative. More than 2600 military personnel from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the USA will participate in the second PfP land exercise conducted in the Baltic region. While this exercise will conduct training along peacekeeping/humanitarian assistance mission standards, significant US Navy and Marine Corps capabilities never exercised in Europe will be performed including the use of equipment from the US Marine Corps Norway Air-Landed Marine Expeditionary Brigade (NALMEB) Prepositioning Program.

Subject Operation/Series: Baltic Challenge '97

Base: Tallinn

Country: Estonia (EST)

Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. M. T. Huff

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files
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Date

10/07/1997
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The U.S. National Archives
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