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Warrior Video Above: U.S. Army Europe Describes Air Assault "Forcible Entry"

By Kris Osborn - Warrior Maven

(Washington, D.C.) NATO and U.S. Army Europe forces will conduct “forcible entry” combat exercises in Lithuania, Georgia and Poland to prepare rapid response attack units for the possibility of war on the European continent.

The Army’s 82nd Airborne division will drop into hostile territory to lead air assaults in as many as many as five attack operations across three allied countries of enormous strategic significance to NATO forces.

“Having our troops and allies involved in what is called a joint forcible entry will enable us to go in and take an area such as an airfield so it can used by friendly forces,” Col. Joe Scrocca, Director of Public Affairs, U.S. Army Europe, told reporters at the Association of the United States Army annual symposium in Oct.


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Osborn previously served at the Pentagon as a Highly Qualified Expert with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army - Acquisition, Logistics& Technology. Osborn has also worked as an anchor and on-air military specialist at national TV networks. He has appeared as a guest military expert on Fox News, MSNBC, The Military Channel and The History Channel. He also has a Masters Degree in Comparative Literature from Columbia University.

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