U.S. Pacific Command

 

Exercise Eagle Wrath tests Marines at Camp Fuji

COMBINED ARMS TRAINING CENTER, Camp Fuji (July 21, 2016) - U.S. Marines with Fuels platoon and Headquarters and Service Company, Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 171 stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, carry a simulated casualty to an evacuation point while conducting company level training during exercise Eagle Wrath 2016 at Combined Arms Training Center Camp. MWSS-171 conducts this exercise once a year in order to train all the Marines within the squadron, enhance their technical skills, field experience and military occupational specialty capability. During this training, the company commanders have the opportunity to train their personnel and prepare for the final culminating event where Marines will construct and defend a landing zone and refueling point. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Aaron Henson)

USNS Ranier restocks USS John C. Stennis during RIMPAC 2016

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 22, 2016) - The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) conducts a vertical replenishment with the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7) during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2016 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Ryan J. Batchelder/Released)

PACOM Commander Adm Harry Harris at the Japan Ministry of Defense (Dvids) 

Admiral Talks Plans for History-making NZ Ship Visit with Gerry Brownlee (The New Zealand Herald)

Indonesian Police Say DNA Confirms Most Wanted Terror Suspect Is Dead (New York Times)

Malaysian Police Arrest 14 for Suspected Bomb Plot (Wall Street Journal)


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Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr.