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Joint exercise WHITE STALLION of SAF and USAREUR members to start on Thursday

Between 1 and 16 March, the Slovenian Armed Forces' (SAF) central training area Postojna and Slovenska vas will be the venues of joint training of SAF members and members of the U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR).

The training will include over 500 members of the SAF Logistics Brigade and the U.S. Armed Forces. The unit responsible for the planning, organisation and realisation of the joint exercise called WHITE STALLION is the SAF Logistics Brigade. In addition to members of the SAF Logistics Brigade, the exercise will also include members of the Slovenian 1st Brigade, 15th Wing, and 430th Naval Division, as well as some 250 members of 16th Special Troops Battalion/16th Sustainment Brigade and almost 200 members of the Brigade Support Battalion/173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the U.S. Army Europe Sustainment Command.

The Logistics Brigade is tasked with ensuring the realisation of the joint exercise of the Slovenian Armed Forces and the U.S. Armed Forces and providing logistic support (tactical movement, establishment and securing of the designated area, technical maintenance of materiel and evacuation of malfunctioning and damaged equipment, preparation and provision of supplies according to the classes of supply, preparation and realisation of shooting drills), receiving U.S. troops, taking part in the joint exercise, organising and participating in the multinational command and organising activities related to civil-military cooperation in the area of Postojna.

Photo: Rajko Petek, Military Specialist, Class XI (OF-2)