SUMMARY INFORMATION FROM ATO – 20.03.2017 (VIDEO)

A Polish army instructor provides feedback to Ukrainian soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 28th Mechanized Infantry Brigade on how to properly load a DShK heavy machine gun during a live-fire exercise at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, near Yavoriv, Ukraine, on March 16.
The live-fire exercise is part of a block of instruction taught by Ukrainian combat training center staff, who are mentored by members of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine. JMTG-U is a coalition made up of servicemembers from the Canada, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Ukraine who are dedicated to developing the combat training center and building professionalism in the Ukrainian military. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)

Cpt. Michael Horn, commander of Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard and a resident of Yukon, Oklahoma, communicates with his Soldiers via radio as they mentor Ukrainian combat training center staff during a live-fire exercise where soldiers of the Ukrainian army’s 1st Battalion, 28th Mechanized Infantry Brigade assault through objectives at the Yavoriv CTC on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, near Yavoriv Ukraine, on March 16.
The live-fire exercise is part of a block of instruction taught by Ukrainian combat training center staff, who are mentored by members of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine. JMTG-U is a coalition made up of servicemembers from the Canada, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Ukraine who are dedicated to developing the combat training center and building professionalism in the Ukrainian military. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)

A Ukrainian soldier with the 1st Battalion, 28th Mechanized Infantry Brigade fires an RPG during a live-fire exercise at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, near Yavoriv Ukraine, on March 16.
The live-fire exercise is part of a block of instruction taught by Ukrainian combat training center staff, who are mentored by members of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine. JMTG-U is a coalition made up of servicemembers from the Canada, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Ukraine who are dedicated to developing the combat training center and building professionalism in the Ukrainian military. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)

A Ukrainian soldier with the 1st Battalion, 28th Mechanized Infantry Brigade fires a modified DSHsK heavy machine gun to cover the advance of fellow 1-28 soldiers during a live-fire training exercise at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, near Yavoriv, Ukraine, on March 16.
The live-fire exercise is part of a block of instruction taught by Ukrainian combat training center staff, who are mentored by members of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine. JMTG-U is a coalition made up of servicemembers from the Canada, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Ukraine who are dedicated to developing the combat training center and building professionalism in the Ukrainian military. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)

A Lithuanian army instructor works with Ukrainian combat training center staff to oversee soldiers of the Ukrainian army’s 1st Battalion, 28th Mechanized Infantry Brigade while they fire automatic grenade launchers during a live-fire exercise where dismounted soldiers and BMP-2 armored vehicles advanced on objectives after mortars, automatic grenade launchers and DShK heavy machine guns initiated the attack at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, near Yavoriv, Ukraine, on March 16.
The live-fire exercise is part of a block of instruction taught by Ukrainian combat training center staff, who are mentored by members of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine. JMTG-U is a coalition made up of servicemembers from the Canada, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Ukraine who are dedicated to developing the combat training center and building professionalism in the Ukrainian military. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)

Ukrainian soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 28th Mechanized Infantry Brigade engage targets during live-fire training at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, near Yavoriv, Ukraine on March 16.
The live-fire exercise is part of a block of instruction taught by Ukrainian combat training center staff, who are mentored by members of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine. JMTG-U is a coalition made up of servicemembers from the Canada, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Ukraine who are dedicated to developing the combat training center and building professionalism in the Ukrainian military. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)

A modified DShK heavy machine gun is placed and readied to be used during a live-fire training exercise at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, near Yavoriv, Ukraine, on March 16.
The live-fire exercise is part of a block of instruction taught by Ukrainian combat training center staff, who are mentored by members of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine. JMTG-U is a coalition made up of servicemembers from the Canada, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Ukraine who are dedicated to developing the combat training center and building professionalism in the Ukrainian military. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)

Ukrainian soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 28th Mechanized Infantry Brigade take cover behind their BMP-2 armored vehicle while other soldiers rush ahead to breach a wire obstacle blocking their unit’s advance during training at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, near Yavoriv, Ukraine on March 16.
The 1-28 Mechanized Infantry Brigade is training at the CTC where the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, a coalition of seven nations, is developing the combat training center and building professionalism in the Ukrainian army. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade)

A Ukrainian soldier with the 1st Battalion, 28th Mechanized Infantry Brigade fires an RPG during a live-fire exercise at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, near Yavoriv Ukraine, on March 16.
The live-fire exercise is part of a block of instruction taught by Ukrainian combat training center staff, who are mentored by members of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine. JMTG-U is a coalition made up of servicemembers from the Canada, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Ukraine who are dedicated to developing the combat training center and building professionalism in the Ukrainian military. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)

Ukrainian soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 28th Mechanized Infantry Brigade take cover behind their BMP-2 while using explosives to breach a wire obstacle during a live-fire exercise at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, near Yavoriv, Ukraine, on March 16.
The live-fire exercise is part of a block of instruction taught by Ukrainian combat training center staff, who are mentored by members of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine. JMTG-U is a coalition made up of servicemembers from the Canada, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Ukraine who are dedicated to developing the combat training center and building professionalism in the Ukrainian military. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)

Ukrainian soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 28th Mechanized Infantry Brigade rush through a wire obstacle while taking cover behind their BMP-2 armored vehicle during a live-fire training exercise at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, near Yavoriv, Ukraine on March 16.
The live-fire exercise is part of a block of instruction taught by Ukrainian combat training center staff, who are mentored by members of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine. JMTG-U is a coalition made up of servicemembers from the Canada, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Ukraine who are dedicated to developing the combat training center and building professionalism in the Ukrainian military. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)

Ukrainian combat training center staff and U.S. Army mentors watch as BMP-2s from the 1st Battalion, 28th Mechanized Infantry Brigade engage targets during a live-fire training exercise at the Yavoriv Combat Training center on the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, near Yavoriv Ukraine, on March. 16.
The live-fire exercise is part of a block of instruction taught by Ukrainian combat training center staff, who are mentored by members of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine. JMTG-U is a coalition made up of servicemembers from the Canada, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, the United Kingdom, the United States and Ukraine who are dedicated to developing the combat training center and building professionalism in the Ukrainian military.
The exercise incorporated dismounted infantry, armored vehicles, mortars, heavy machine guns and automatic grenade launchers. Ukrainian Soldiers advanced through several objectives and were faced with wire obstacles that were cleared with explosives. (Photo by Sgt. Anthony Jones, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team)

According to information prepared UCMC