FRIDAY FOTO (November 6, 2015)
U.S. Marines participate in Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 at sunset in Almeria, Spain.
Trident Juncture 2015 is being held through October and November — predominantly in, over and on the seas around Portugal, Spain and Italy.
One of a series of long-planned exercises to ensure that NATO Allies are ready to deal with any emerging crisis, Trident Juncture also seeks to ensure that personnel from 30nations are able to work effectively with partners in tackling any crisis.
Over 36,000 personnel are taking part,. They include forces from NATO Allies as well as seven partner nations (Australia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Sweden and Ukraine).
The Marines in this photo are assigned to Delta Company, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division.
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