20 august 2019

US soldiers caught in well-planned ambush during exercise in Germany


HOHENFELS, Germany — The quiet might have been the first tip-off that something wasn’t right when the small U.S. military police force entered a mock village in the Bavarian countryside. But it didn’t last long. The Fort Riley, Kan.-based military police had walked into what they soon realized was an ambush. They were among more than 5,000 soldiers from 21 nations participating in Combined Resolve 12, a four-week exercise focused on how well units can quickly respond to crises. The soldiers [...]