The purpose of Torgau 2004 is to enhance military-to-military working relationships and to promote better understanding of U. S. and Russian capabilities. The first exercise of its kind involving senior U. S. and Russian personnel combined into a single headquarters staff, Torgau 2004 represents an evolving U. S. - Russian military relationship.
The exercise participants are from the U. S. Army Southern European Task Force (Airborne), the 7th Army Training Command, and the Russian Army's Combined Arms Academy. The exercise is took place in and around Moscow, May 17 -22, 2004.
Torgau 2004 is named after the German city where American and Russian Soldiers first met in the final days of World War II in Europe.
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