RAO Carries out Valley of Fire Exercise with American Forces

Thumrait, The Royal Army of Oman (RAO),

represented by personnel of the 11th Infantry Brigade, with the

participation of the Sultan of Oman Artillery, the Sultan of Oman

Parachutes and the Sultan’s Armed Forces Engineering, with support

from the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO), carried out today the

Omani-American Joint Exercise (Valley of Fire), with the participation of

units from the US Infantry.

The activities of the joint exercise took place in the fields of Rabkut in

the Governorate of Dhofar in the presence of Brigadier Abdulaziz bin

Abdullah al- Mantheri, Commander of the 11th Infantry Brigade at the

RAO and Maj.Gen Benjamin Kroll, Commander of the 34th Infantry

Division, where the Omani / American participating forces carried out

the targeted plans set for them, in order to achieve the planned training

objectives by the exercise activities, during which the participants

showed a high level of performance and morale. The event of the

exercise reflected the features of the personnel of the Royal Army of

Oman of competence and ability to function at the level of training and

higher qualification, and the ability to harmonize in the implementation

of common tasks.

The exercise was attended by a number of senior officers from the

Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF), Royal Oman Police (ROP) and other

security unites, besides a number of senior officers from the US forces.

Source: Oman News Agency