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News

22.03.2017

Commander, 21st Theater Sustainment Command visits Slovenia within exercise Vanguard Proof

Saturday, 18 March, marked the beginning of joint training of members of the Slovenian Armed Forces (SAF) and U.S. Armed Forces.

Exercise Vanguard Proof is organised by members of the Logistics Brigade and includes some 100 SAF members and some 200 members of the 16th Sustainment Brigade/21st Theater Sustainment Command/U.S. Army Europe Sustainment Command.

On Tuesday, 21 March, the main SAF training range in Postojna was the venue of the Distinguished Visitors’ and Internal Media Day. The event was also attended by Commander of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, U.S. Army Europe, Major General Duane A. Gamble who observed the joint training in the company of Commander of the U.S. 16th Sustainment Brigade, Colonel Michelle Letcher and Commander of the SAF Logistics Brigade Brigadier General Milan Žurman.
In appreciation of the cooperation developed between the 16th Sustainment Brigade and the SAF Logistics Brigade and the participation in the last year’s Best Warrior Competition in Baumholder, Germany, Major General Duane A. Gamble presented Logistics Brigade members with certificates of recognition. The certificates were awarded to First Sergeant Franjo Cesar and First Lieutenant Rajko Kračun, while Corporal Luga Zagoršek and Captain Peter Casar were absent.

Photo: Military Specialist Rajko Petek (OF-3), SAF Public Affairs