U.S. Pacific Command


2nd Infantry Division competes in the Thunder Crucible

CAMP CASEY, South Korea (Oct. 29, 2014) - More than 200 Soldiers from 210th Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division are competing in the Thunder Crucible, a team competition held. The event was designed to test Soldier's mettle, teamwork and mastery of individual skills and knowledge including: the Army Physical Fitness Test, chemical defense, combat casualty care, tactical communications, weapons mastery skills, written tests on both Korean culture and the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, vehicle preventive maintenance checks and services, and an intense obstacle course. The Thunder Crucible is an opportunity to highlight the demanding training required of 210th Field Artillery Brigade Soldiers as well as build espirit de corps within the brigade. (U.S. Army photo by 210th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs Team)

U.S. and Royal Cambodian Navy Conducts Bilateral Gunnery Exercise

GULF OF THAILAND (Oct. 30, 2014) - Lt. j.g. Betty Chang, from Portland, OR., assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89), works alongside sailors on board the Royal Cambodian Navy Stenka-class patrol fast-attack craft 1131 during a bilateral gunnery exercise as part of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia 2014 exercise. In its 20th year, CARAT is an annual, bilateral exercise series with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the armed forces of nine partner nations including, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Republic of Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Timor-Leste. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Declan Barnes) 141030-N-TG831-029

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