August 28, 2017
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch speak to the commander of the U.S Army's 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Col. David Jordan in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Aug. 24, 2017.
45th IBCT Soldiers were the first ever U.S. troops to participate in the Ukrainian celebration.The 45th is deployed to Ukraine in support of the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, an international coalition dedicated to building the training capacity of the Ukrainian army. (DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr)