US M88 JWFA Colorado US Jul 2021

Pictured Above: The 14th Sustainment Brigade conducts a capability brief for their M88 Hercules Recovery Vehicle to soldiers from the Australian Army, British Army and Canadian Army during the Joint Warfighting Assessment 2021 at Fort Carson, Colorado.

The 7th Combat Brigade, along with other supporting elements from the Australian Army, deployed to Fort Carson in Colorado, USA, to participate in the Joint Warfighting Assessment 2021 (JWA 21). JWA 21 comprised of forces from the United States Army, British Army and Canadian Army who took part in the combined forces simulated training exercise.

Mick Patman Jun 2021

Pictured Above: (left-right) WO1 Mick Patman (RAQ Life Subscriber) from the 7th Combat Brigade, and a Sergeant Major from the British Army visit the 14th Sustainment Brigade while deployed on the Joint Warfighting Assessment 2021 at Fort Carson, Colorado.

The exercise provided the Australian Army a means to achieve training readiness, future force development, and interoperability with its multinational partners, featuring live and constructive elements. JWA 21 assisted the Australian Army in evaluating emerging concepts, integrating new technologies, and promoting interoperability between Australia’s multinational partners.

Images and Article Courtesy of Defence