Prince of Wales’s Royal Regiment on Ex Allied Spirit X
British soldiers of Charlie Company, Prince of Wales’s Royal Regiment (battalion not identified), provide security for a soldier bounding past troops during exercise Allied Spirit X in Hohenfels, Germany, April 4, 2019. Exercise Allied Spirit X includes approximately 5,600 participants from 15 nations, March 30-April 17, 2019, at the 7th Army Training Command’s Hohenfels Training Area in Southeastern Germany. Allied Spirit is a U.S. Army Europe-directed, 7th Army Training Command-conducted multinational exercise series designed to develop and enhance NATO and key partner interoperability and readiness across specified warfighting functions.
Military Units Featured
Prince of Wales’s Royal Regiment
The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment (PWRR), also known as the Tigers, is an infantry regiment of the British Army. PWRR is the senior English line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Queen’s Division, and second only in line infantry order of precedence to the Royal Regiment of Scotland. The regiment is both fully armoured in Warrior Infantry Fighting Vehicles (1 PWRR), trained in dismounted close combat or fighting on foot (2 PWRR) and is at the forefront of the Army Reserves equipped with the very latest equipment (3 and 4 PWRR). Soldiers are recruited from the South-East of England including London, Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Middlesex, The Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands.
Viper Combat Camera Team
Viper Combat Camera Team is a media operations unit assigned to US Army Europe. They are based in Hohenfels, Germany and headquartered at the 7th Army Training Command’s Joint Multinational Readiness Center, (JMRC) . Comprised of a multifaceted group of Photographers, Videographers, and Graphics personnel, the Soldiers of VIPER COMCAM strive to provide high quality, relevant, and timely Visual Information products of simulated combat exercises and other events occurring at JMRC. VIPERS represent the largest deployable Combat Camera unit in Europe most recently supporting JMRC’s elite 1-4 Infantry Battalion as it deployed to Afghanistan as a part of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) contingent of Operation Enduring Freedom. In addition, VIPERS consistently deploy VI COMCAM assets throughout Europe to include Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Italy, Poland, and wherever the JMRC footprint takes shape.
U.S. Army photo by Spc. Julian Padua, Viper Combat Camera Team.
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