The German Mountain Infantry Brigade is the last brigade in the Bundeswehr that uses horses and mules. The mules are used to carry heavy loads and supplies to troops in the mountains. To work together as successfully as possible, the bond between soldier and animal must be very strong. Previously, the brigade was deployed on NATO missions in Kosovo and Afghanistan. Learn how man and animal work together while out on deployment in the mountains.
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Pack animals - the German Mountain Infantry Brigade 20 Feb. 2019