U.S. and Italian army senior leaders from the U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa and U.S. Army Garrison Italy conducted a staff ride visit to the World War I Monte Grappa battlefield in Veneto, Italy, May 24, 2021. The event included a wreath-laying ceremony at the Military Memorial of Monte Grappa in Crespano del Grappa. The event increased leaders’ knowledge of a significant site in Italy’s WWI defense against advancing Austrian troops, and strengthened the U.S. Army’s longstanding alliance with Italy. (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Jake Forrey)
G4 staff ride focuses on Italian WWI campaign, Alpine front battles
U.S. Army Southern European Task Force-Africa G4 Soldiers and staff participated in a battle staff ride and educational forum Sept. 24-25, 2021. The event focused on the Italian campaign in the First World War and on the lessons learned from the Italian army’s battles at Monte Grappa.