A C-17 Globemaster III conducts a heavy equipment drop during Exercise Swift Response 17 Phase II at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center Hohenfels, Germany, Oct. 10, 2017.
US Army photo by Gertrud Zach.
The 123rd Airlift Wing, Kentucky ANG, and the 146th Airlift Wing, California ANG, are supporting exercise Swift Response at the Hohenfels Training Area, Germany. The exercise involves 6,000 participants from 12 NATO and European partner nations, and lasts from Oct. 2-20. Swift Response features training scenarios related to joint forcible entry, personnel and equipment drops, air assault operations, force build-up using short takeoff and landing strips, and evacuation operations.
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