Particular Operations Forces from the US, allied and accomplice nations participated in Noble Companion 22 for the primary time. Noble Companion 22 was carried out on the Vaziani and Camp Norio coaching areas close to Tblisi, Georgia from Aug. 29 to Sep. 9, 2022. Throughout Noble Companion 22, Particular Operations Forces from Georgia, Poland, Slovakia, the UK, and the US labored collectively to extend interoperability and hone the abilities essential to act as a part of a coalition. This was the primary time that Particular Operations Forces have had a task within the train.

U.S. participation included parts from 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 18th Army Police Brigade, twelfth Fight Aviation Brigade, seventh Military Coaching Command, twenty first Theater Sustainment Command, 409th Contracting Assist Brigade, 598th Transportation Brigade, and the Georgia Nationwide Guard’s 122nd Tactical Assist Detachment, 1-54th Safety Power Help Battalion and 1-214th Subject Artillery Battalion. 4 AH-64D Apache Longbow and two HH-60 Black Hawk medevac helicopters, pilots, and crews from the twelfth Fight Aviation Brigade additionally participated in train Noble Companion 22.


Collaborating nations supporting Noble Parter 22 stand in formation throughout closing ceremonies of Noble Companion 22 on the eleventh polygon of Vaziani, Georgia, Sept. 9, 2022. (Photograph by Cpl. Tyreek Taylor/U.S. Military)

“Our cooperation and partnership [with the U.S.] is certainly one of robust and rising dynamics geared toward strengthening our nation’s protection functionality and resilience,” mentioned Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, throughout closing ceremonies.

“twelfth CAB is right here in Georgia coaching with our companions, the Georgian army, in addition to different NATO allies and companions. Finally, we’re constructing readiness whereas additionally getting after interoperability, which is crucial to the theater and our army,” mentioned Col. Patrick Schuck, commander, 12 CAB.

Noble Companion 22 consisted of two,400 service members from over 21 nations and was designed to boost Georgian, regional ally, accomplice, and U.S. forces readiness. Collaborating nations included Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Estonia, Germany, Georgia, Greece, Hungry Japan, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Sweden, Turkey, the UK and the US. This was the sixth iteration of Noble Companion which is a cooperatively-led multinational coaching train between the Georgian Defence Forces (GDF) and U.S. Military Europe and Africa.

Three U.S. Army AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopters from the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade fire 2.75 folding fin rockets during a combined arms live fire demonstration during Noble Partner 22, at the Vaziani training area in the country of Georgia, Sept. 9, 2022
Three U.S. Military AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopters from the twelfth Fight Aviation Brigade fireplace 2.75 folding fin rockets throughout a mixed arms reside fireplace demonstration throughout Noble Companion 22, on the Vaziani coaching space within the nation of Georgia, Sept. 9, 2022. (Photograph by Workers Sgt. Thomas Mort/U.S. Military)