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A multi-national student sniper team locks in on a target high in mountains near Lizum, Austria during the International Special Training Centre’s (ISTC) High Angle/Urban Sniper Course Oct. 13-26, 2013. The course includes 17 special operations students from Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy and Norway.

Photo Credit: International Special Training Centre

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Special Forces soldiers climb the walls in Bonnland, a village abandoned by Adolf Hitler during World War II. Multinational Soldiers from seven different countries participate in the Urban Sniper Course conducted by the International Special Training Center (ISTC), May 4-8, 2015 in Hammelburg, Germany.  (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Dee Crawford/Released)

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Sharing knowledge gained from experience.

Multinational students attending the International Special Training Centre’s Advanced Close Quarter Battle Course participate in a field training exercise at the Hohenfels Training Area, Germany. The ISTC, headquartered in Pfullendorf, Germany, trains U.S. and partner nation Special Operations Forces and enablers in special forces-specific patrol, medical, staff training, recognition and survival techniques.

(Photo by Visual Information Specialist Gertrud Zach, 29 MAY 2013.)

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Multinational Soldiers from seven different countries participate in the Urban Sniper Course conducted by the International Special Training Center (ISTC), May 4 - 8, 2015 in Hammelburg, Germany. The students from the U.S. and European allies received the training to enhance their sniper skills to support NATO Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen by special forces-oriented procedures and skills. The ISTC provides centralized training for NATO Special Forces and similar units in Europe. The center is run by a cadre of instructors from nine member nations-Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Turkey and the U.S. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Dee Crawford/Released)

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Multinational Soldiers train in harsh weather conditions as part of the International Special Training Center Advanced Medical First Responder Course, conducted by the ISTC Medical Branch, Feb. 17-19, 2015, in Pfullendorf, Germany. 

The students from the United States and European allies received the training to enhance their medical skills to support NATO Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen and treat combat trauma casualties using special forces-oriented medical procedures and skills. The ISTC provides centralized training for NATO Special Forces and similar units in Europe. The center is run by a cadre of instructors from nine member nations-Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Turkey and the United States.