#DynamicPresence: Hundreds of residents turned out to meet @BG_Poland_eFP during open house
Elk, Poland--Residents of Elk, a small northeastern Polish town nestled by a glacier-formed lake and surrounded by forests, are not used to seeing American, British or Romanian soldiers in their small city. Yet hundreds of residents turned out to meet soldiers from Battle Group Poland as the multinational formation participated in an open house event April 22 at Centrum Edukacji Mundurowej, a local military academy. This was the first meet and greet with neighboring communities for the battle group since it arrived April 1 at Bemowo Piskie Training Area outside of Orzysz, Poland, approximately 500 miles from the Russian border. The unique formation of more than 1,000 American, British and Romanian soldiers will serve with the Polish 15th Mechanized Brigade in support of NATO's Enhanced Forward Presence, a multinational contribution to demonstrate the Alliance's readiness a...