4 YORKS in Slovenia


Exercise TRIGLAV STAR 3 is a multinational exercise taking place in the mountains of Slovenia. The fortnight long exercise is sponsored by the Slovenska vojska/Slovenian Armed Forces involves Army Reserve soldiers from 4 LANCS, supported by a Platoon from 4 YORKS and a company from the Colorado National Guard.

The Black Rats of 4 YORKS and 4 LANCS have spent the first week gaining knowledge of navigation skills required in the mountainous region and getting to grips with rope work required to safely negotiate them and their kit up and down the landscape.

Week two involves an exercise involving all the elements from the NATO countries taking part. More to follow ....