Marine Corps GUNNERY Sergeant Leander Bacon, USMC, (left), French Warrant Officer Fabrile, (center), and French Adjudant (ADJ) Emmanuel Dupont, work on the connections to power up a radio during COMBINED ENDEAVOR 2001 at the exercise site at Lager Aulenbach, Germany on May 11, 2001. COMBINED ENDEAVOR 2001, is the largest communications and information systems exercise in the world. The exercise, sponsored by U.S. European Command and hosted by Germany, is held annually to test and document the interoperability of dozens of nations. There are 37 countries participating this year