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U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Zach Mott, 207th Public Affairs Detachment

Command Sgt. Maj. Frank A. Grippe, senior enlisted leader for U.S. Army Central Command, re-packs his parachute following a friendship jump as part of Exercise Eager Lion 2013 in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, June 12. Exercise Eager Lion 2013 is an annual multinational exercise designed to strengthen military-to-military relationships and enhance security and stability in the region by responding to modern-day security scenarios.

Gallery: Operation Eager Lion

Jul. 13, 2013 @ 12:01 AM

The U.S. miliary provided these photos of Exercise Eager Lion 2013, a multinational exercise that replicates modern-day security challenges and is designed to strengthen relationships through a joint, comprehensive multinational approach. Events such as this jump allow each nation to display their expertise and impart some of that wisdom onto others.