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Air Commandos, NATO allies conduct a combined readiness exercise in Baltic Sea region

Air Commandos, NATO allies conduct multilateral readiness exercises in the Baltic Sea region.

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 352d Special Operations Wing walk alongside a beach during a reconnaissance training mission at Bornholm, Denmark in support of a combined readiness exercise, at Aalborg Air Base, Denmark, Nov. 3, 2020. Special operations forces adapt in contingency environments, enabling the mission to continue for a maintained and ready posture throughout the European area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher S. Sparks)

Air Commandos, NATO allies conduct combined readiness exercise in Baltic Sea region

U.S Airmen assigned to the 352d Special Operations Wing prepare a U.S Air Force MC-130J Commando II for flight in support of a combined readiness exercise at Aalborg Air Base, Denmark, Oct. 28, 2020. Multilateral Agile Combat Employment exercises within the Baltic airspace and surrounding nations are key to the regional defense and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher S. Sparks)

Air Commandos, NATO allies conduct multilateral readiness exercises in the Baltic Sea region.

A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 352d Special Operations Wing surveys the surrounding area during a reconnaissance training mission at Bornholm, Denmark in support of a combined readiness exercise, at Aalborg Air Base, Denmark, Nov. 3, 2020. Special operations forces adapt in contingency environments, enabling the mission to continue for a maintained and ready posture throughout the European area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher S. Sparks)

AALBORG AIR BASE, Denmark --

U.S. Air Commandos with the 352nd Special Operations Wing, along with F-15E Strike Eagles from the 48th Fighter Wing deployed to Aalborg, Denmark, to support a combined readiness exercise in the Baltic Sea region.

This multilateral exercise enables these partners to train, increase readiness, enhance collective defense and provide the flexibility to effectively respond to any contingency. The NATO allied and partner nations' special operations forces will continue increasing interoperability to enable any multi-domain mission.

Agile combat employment within the Baltic and surrounding nations' airspace is key to regional defense and stability. Collective training events enhance the ability of NATO forces to work together effectively and develops the capability to fight from other locations and respond to any threats.