The Ample Strike international air force and forward air controllers‘ exercise have brought joint coordination of air and ground forces to a higher level. The three-week exercise was conducted at over six Czech locations, and 39 participating aircraft almost daily also set out from Germany, Great Britain, Hungary and Poland.
The 4th Brigade Task Force has, during the past two weeks, been concentrating its efforts on achieving full combat readiness at the Plumed Serpent field training exercise taking place at the Hradiste Military Training Area.
Twenty-eight Czech soldiers from the 7th Mechanised Brigade participated in the Intel Texas joint training exercise at Fort Hood Army Base, August 3rd – 18th. The event was organised by the Texas National Guard.
Representatives from the Office of the Czech President, the Czech Government and Parliament, the Slovak and Czech Ministries of Defence, as well as Cardinal Dominik Duka, soldiers, and mourners gathered at the Strasnice Ceremonial Hall on 14th August to pay tribute to Lieutenant General Jaroslav Klemes who died at the age 95.
On Saturday 22nd July, more than one thousand runners participated in the ARMYRUN extreme obstacle race at the Brezina Military Training Area, organised by the Extreme Sports Association and the Czech military as a fundraising event.