Skills in hand, Afghanistan – in the heart (Photo gallery)

After seven days of intensive training, Crystal Eagle 13 exercise held in German Wildflecken came to an end. Conducted by Multinational Corps Northeast (MNC NE) from 19 to 25 April, the exercise enabled 1,400 participants from as many as 21 nations to virtually move to Afghanistan and face numerous challenges. „I’ve seen teams that were […]

Crystal Eagle hosts guests (Photo gallery)

Almost 50 honourable guests arrived in Wildflecken on 23 April 2013 to see Crystal Eagle 13 – the people, set-up and the atmosphere. Honourable visitors representing 14 nations and various partnering organisations were warmly welcomed by the Commander of the Multinational Corps Northeast Major General Bogusław Samol, his Deputy Brigadier General Morten Danielsson and Chief […]

“You can never have enough training” (Photo gallery)

Lieutenant General Reinhard Kammerer, Commander Operations and Deputy Chief of Staff, Army, arrived at the Army Warfighting Simulation Centre in Wildflecken to get an overview of the Crystal Eagle 13 exercise and to see German service members in action.  1st German Armoured Division is the primary training audience during the ongoing Crystal Eagle 13 exercise. […]

The spirit of Crystal Eagle appreciated (Photo gallery)

Lieutenant General Frederick B. „Ben” Hodges, Commander of the Allied Land Command in Izmir, visited Crystal Eagle 13 exercise site to observe the exercise play, learn about objectives and, most of all, to talk to exercise participants. “I was impressed with the positive attitude of every officer, every sergeant, every soldier and every civilian that […]

STARTEX: Crystal Eagle13 soared up!

Today, on 19 April 2013, 08:00 sharp, Crystal Eagle 13 exercise moved to the main phase announced by STARTEX (Start of the Exercise). For the next couple of days, all exercise participants will have a very busy time to either provide training opportunities or respond to training challenges. MNC NE staff arrived at the Army […]