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What is Exercise Saber Junction?

Saber Junction LogoMore than 4,000 participants from the U.S. and ally and partner nations will participate in Saber Junction 20 at the U.S. Army’s Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas Aug. 3-27, 2020.

Saber Junction 20 is a 7th Army Training Command-conducted, U.S. Army Europe-directed annual 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 ally and partner nations.

Participating nations are Albania, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, North Macedonia, Romania, Ukraine and the United States.

To support this exercise, military vehicles will also use public roads to convoy from Grafenwoehr to Hohenfels in serials, Aug. 5-12, during both daylight and evening hours. Due to their size and weight, these vehicles will move slowly and have limited visibility. Drivers are advised to use caution when driving near military convoys.

Media interested in covering Saber Junction 20 can contact Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) Public Affairs office at +49(0)9641-70522-7219 or usarmy.jmrc.7atc.list.dl-jmrc-pao@mail.mil.