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Silent Warrior 2013 Strives to Strengthen Security and Military-to-Military Relationships through Training
Photo Essay: Silent Warrior 2013 strives to strengthen security and military-to-military relationships through training.  
3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers practice efficient urban movement techniques to assault a target house during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 in Bamenda, Cameroon on Jan. 24, 2013.  The U.S. Special Operations Forces team set up a scenario to allow 3rd BIR soldiers to navigate through an urban environment in order to improve on their ability to conduct urban operations. Silent Warrior is an annual, African-led, military exercise exchange focused on developing security and counter-terrorism capabilities (Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.)
5 photos: Silent Warrior 2013
Photo 1 of 5: 3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers practice efficient urban movement techniques to assault a target house during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 in Bamenda, Cameroon on Jan. 24, 2013. The U.S. Special Operations Forces team set up a scenario to allow 3rd BIR soldiers to navigate through an urban environment in order to improve on their ability to conduct urban operations. Silent Warrior is an annual, African-led, military exercise exchange focused on developing security and counter-terrorism capabilities (Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.) Download full-resolution version
3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers huddle near a map taped to the wall to plan their movements as part of land navigation training during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 In Bamenda, Cameroon Jan. 28, 2013. Silent Warrior is an annual, African-led, military exercise exchange focused on developing security and counter-terrorism capabilities.(Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.)
5 photos: Silent Warrior 2013
Photo 2 of 5: 3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers huddle near a map taped to the wall to plan their movements as part of land navigation training during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 In Bamenda, Cameroon Jan. 28, 2013. Silent Warrior is an annual, African-led, military exercise exchange focused on developing security and counter-terrorism capabilities.(Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.) Download full-resolution version
A U.S. Special Operations Forces service member along with 3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers demonstrate the proper way to pass hallways and intersections during Close Quarter Battle training during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 in Bamenda, Cameroon Jan. 17, 2013.  The purpose of Silent Warrior 2013 is to exercise combined forces to strengthen security and military-to-military relationships through the improved interoperability of Special Operations Forces. (Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.)
5 photos: Silent Warrior 2013
Photo 3 of 5: A U.S. Special Operations Forces service member along with 3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers demonstrate the proper way to pass hallways and intersections during Close Quarter Battle training during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 in Bamenda, Cameroon Jan. 17, 2013. The purpose of Silent Warrior 2013 is to exercise combined forces to strengthen security and military-to-military relationships through the improved interoperability of Special Operations Forces. (Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.) Download full-resolution version
3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers litter-carry a simulated victim during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 in Bamenda, Cameroon Jan. 29, 2013. These military training engagements are interoperability activities that hone fundamental skills necessary to achieve cooperation and security. (Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.)
5 photos: Silent Warrior 2013
Photo 4 of 5: 3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers litter-carry a simulated victim during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 in Bamenda, Cameroon Jan. 29, 2013. These military training engagements are interoperability activities that hone fundamental skills necessary to achieve cooperation and security. (Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.) Download full-resolution version
A U.S. Special Operations Forces service member guides two 3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers toward the target while on the live fire range during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 In Bamenda, Cameroon Jan. 19, 2013. The instructor taught the BIR soldiers safe range operations while honing their ability to shoot above, around and under objects from different shooting stances. Silent Warrior 2013 provides a venue to build relationships between U.S. Special Operations Forces and Cameroon’s BIR. (Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.)
5 photos: Silent Warrior 2013
Photo 5 of 5: A U.S. Special Operations Forces service member guides two 3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers toward the target while on the live fire range during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 In Bamenda, Cameroon Jan. 19, 2013. The instructor taught the BIR soldiers safe range operations while honing their ability to shoot above, around and under objects from different shooting stances. Silent Warrior 2013 provides a venue to build relationships between U.S. Special Operations Forces and Cameroon’s BIR. (Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.) Download full-resolution version
3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers practice efficient urban movement techniques to assault a target house during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 in Bamenda, Cameroon on Jan. 24, 2013.  The U.S. Special Operations Forces team set up a scenario to allow 3rd BIR soldiers to navigate through an urban environment in order to improve on their ability to conduct urban operations. Silent Warrior is an annual, African-led, military exercise exchange focused on developing security and counter-terrorism capabilities (Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.)
3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers huddle near a map taped to the wall to plan their movements as part of land navigation training during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 In Bamenda, Cameroon Jan. 28, 2013. Silent Warrior is an annual, African-led, military exercise exchange focused on developing security and counter-terrorism capabilities.(Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.)
A U.S. Special Operations Forces service member along with 3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers demonstrate the proper way to pass hallways and intersections during Close Quarter Battle training during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 in Bamenda, Cameroon Jan. 17, 2013.  The purpose of Silent Warrior 2013 is to exercise combined forces to strengthen security and military-to-military relationships through the improved interoperability of Special Operations Forces. (Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.)
3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers litter-carry a simulated victim during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 in Bamenda, Cameroon Jan. 29, 2013. These military training engagements are interoperability activities that hone fundamental skills necessary to achieve cooperation and security. (Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.)
A U.S. Special Operations Forces service member guides two 3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) soldiers toward the target while on the live fire range during Exercise Silent Warrior 2013 In Bamenda, Cameroon Jan. 19, 2013. The instructor taught the BIR soldiers safe range operations while honing their ability to shoot above, around and under objects from different shooting stances. Silent Warrior 2013 provides a venue to build relationships between U.S. Special Operations Forces and Cameroon’s BIR. (Photo by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter Jr.)

Photo Essay: Silent Warrior 2013 provides a venue to build relationships between U.S. Special Operations Forces and Cameroon's 3rd Bataillon d'Intervention Rapide or Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR), in Bamenda, Cameroon, January 2013.  Photos by Air Force Master Sgt. Larry W. Carpenter, Jr.   

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