Thanks to travel bans imposed by the Pentagon, Defender 2020 has been greatly scaled back. So are most other U.S. training exercises on the continent and around the globe. But all is not quiet in Europe.
The biggest exercise on the Army’s docket is Defender 2020. Secretary of the Army Ryan D. McCarthy said that it will be similar in size and scope to Exercise Reforger — a Cold War-era strategic deployment of a division or more to West Germany in annual iterations.