Dynamic Front 21 Phase 2 to take place in Turkey

U.S. Army Europe and Africa will conduct the second and final phase of Dynamic Front 21 with approximately 600 participants from 3 nations, Sept. 5 – 20, 2021 at Polatli Training Area, Turkey. The live-fire portion of the exercise will take place Sept. 14 – 17, 2021.


This phase of Dynamic Front marks the first time the exercise has been conducted in Turkey with approximately 250 U.S. Soldiers and approximately 350 participants are scheduled to participate from our allied and partner nations.

“This exercise is critical to building the readiness and interoperability amongst NATO allied and partner land forces, and executing a second iteration allows us to expand our scope of training,” said Lt. Gen. Rodger L. Cloutier, Commander of Allied Land Command and senior trainer for Dynamic Front 21. “I’m excited to have these forces shooting, moving, and communicating together in Turkey, the host nation of NATO Allied Land Command, for the first time in Dynamic Front history.”