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240 soldiers of the German Bundeswehr leave for the mission 'patriot'... News PhotoArmy Soldier,Berlin,Bundeswehr,Germany,Horizontal,Leaving,Military,Missile,NATO,Patriotism,PoliticsPhotographer Collection: DPA 2013 AFP240 soldiers of the German Bundeswehr leave for the mission 'patriot' missile defence in Turkey on January 20, 2013 in Berlin as part of a NATO mission. Germany deploys Patriot missiles to help Turkey defend its border against conflict-riven Syria as part of a NATO mission. The German Patriot missile batteries will be positioned about 120 kilometres (75 miles) from the Syrian border in southern Turkey with a mandate that will run until January 31, 2014. AFP PHOTO / KAY NIETFELD GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read KAY NIETFELD/AFP/Getty Images)