• Creator
  • Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2000-09-10
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: United States Army Captain Scott Green, 82nd Airborne Division Charlie Company Commander, makes his way off the drop zone during an international mass jump into Kazakhstan. Paratroopers from Kazakhstan, the United States and Turkey are descending into Kazakhstan to prepare for the the start of the Central Asian Peacekeeping (CENTRASBAT) 2000. The CENTRASBAT 2000 e... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: United States Army Captain Scott Green, 82nd Airborne Division Charlie Company Commander, makes his way off the drop zone during an international mass jump into Kazakhstan. Paratroopers from Kazakhstan, the United States and Turkey are descending into Kazakhstan to prepare for the the start of the Central Asian Peacekeeping (CENTRASBAT) 2000. The CENTRASBAT 2000 exercise is a multi-national, in the Spirit of Partnership for Peace, peacekeeping and humanitarian relief exercise sponsored by United States Central Command (US CENTCOM) and hosted by former Soviet Republic Kazakhstan in Central Asia, 11-20 September 2000. Exercise participants include approximately 300 U. S. troops including personnel from US CENTCOM, from the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and approximately 300 Kazakhstan soldiers. Other participating nations include: Uzbekistan, Kyrgystan, The United Kingdom, Turkey, Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Mongolia. The objectives of CENTRASBAT 2000 are to strengthen military to military relationships and regional security, and to increase interoperability between NATO and partner nations. CENTRASBAT originated in 1996, and was established to form a joint battalion of soldiers from the former Soviet Republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan and Uzbekistan to serve as a key component in developing a regional security and cooperation structure. CENTRASBAT 2000 will test U.S. and Central Asian unit's combat readiness and ability to conduct peacekeeping and humanitarian operations, as well as develop and build cooperative relationships between the respective states and assist in laying the foundation for future peacekeeping and humanitarian operations, 10 September 2000. Subject Operation/Series: CENTRASBAT 2000 Base: Almaty Country: Kazakhstan (KAZ) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Jim Varhegyi Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Format
  • Magnetic Disk
    Magnetic Disk: Hard Drive
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted