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Bayonet Soldiers begin Bilateral Training Yudh Abhyas Exercise in India
Sgt. Gurpreet Gill, a U.S. Soldier with 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, marches with the national colors onto a parade field, during the Yudh Abhyas 18 opening ceremony at the Chaubattia Military Station in Ranikhet, India, Sept. 16, 2018. Gill, who was originally from India, acted as a cultural advisor for U.S. Soldi ...More
Joint U.S. forces team for exercise Valiant Shield 2018
The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) leads a formation of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5 ships as U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress aircraft and U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornets pass overhead for a photo exercise during Valiant Shield 2018. The biennial, U.S. only, field-training exercise focuses on integration of jo ...More
B-2s conduct hot-pit refueling at Wake Island
U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, takes off from Wake Island Airfield Sept. 14, 2018. The B-2 conducted hot-pit refueling, a technique in which aircraft land and refuel without shutting down their engines. These missions showcase the U.S. forces’ ability to address a global secu ...More
Marine Units Complete Support to Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands following Typhoon Mangkhut
Col. Robert Brodie, right, commanding officer of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), shakes hands with Efraim Atalig, left, the mayor of Rota, during a wreath-laying ceremony at the Corporal Joe Junior G. Charfauros Veterans Memorial Park in Rota, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Sept. 14, 201 ...More
Exercise Rising Thunder 18 Ends with Strengthened Bonds
American Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, along with Soldiers from the 1st Infantry Regiment, Japan Ground Self Defense Force, learn room-clearing techniques from one another during Exercise Rising Thunder 18 at the Yakima Training Center, Washington, Sept. 1, 2018. The exercise helps to enhance the ...More
Operation Island Chief: Strengthening Pacific Partnerships
Crewmembers of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia (WLB 215) stand with members of Oceans and Fisheries Canada before boarding vessels in the Western Pacific Ocean July 30, 2018. The crews boarded vessels to ensure compliance with Western and Central Fisheries Convention regulations.
Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group Provides Air Support to CNMI Recovery Efforts
Personnel with the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) and U.S. service members from the Coast Guard and Navy depart. Personnel from FEMA were surveying damage caused by Typhoon Mangkhut and a contingent of U.S. military personnel remained on the island to clear debris. Service members from Indo-Pacific ...More
Hawaii bids aloha to USS O'Kane, USS Wayne E. Meyer
The Arleigh Burke-Class destroyer Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and her crew arrives to their new homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Sept. 13, 2018. The ship, which was previously homeported in San Diego, is named after Rear Adm. Wayne E. Meyer, who is known as the "Father of Aegis".
Transportation Operator Uses Language Skills Between Two Militaries
Staff Sgt. Miller provides translation between the brigade staff officers of the U.S. Army’s 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division and 34th Infantry Regiment of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force during preparations for the opening ceremony of exercise Orient Shield 2017 at Camp Fuji, Japan. This was the first time Mill ...More
USACE participates in 42nd Pacific Armies Management Seminar promoting Indo-Pacific security, peace
Pacific Ocean Division (POD) Commanding General, Brig. Gen. Thomas Tickner (first row, 5th from left) and Army delegations from 26 Indo-Pacific countries receive a briefing from senior officials at Vietnam's National Committee for Disaster, Incident Response, and Search and Rescue (VINASARCOM) during the 42nd Pacific A ...More
First A2A talks strengthen relationship between U.S., Malaysia
Members of the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) listen to Charles Nicholls, U.S. Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) historian, during a PACAF Headquarters and Courtyard of Heroes tour on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Sept. 5, 2018. RMAF and PACAF senior leaders gathered together for the services’ first-ever Airman-to ...More
NEPMU-6 conducts Global Health Engagement in the Solomon Islands
Members of Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit (NEPMU) 6) from Pearl Harbor train personnel from the Solomon Islands Ministry of Health during a vector control initiative mission. The entomologists and preventive medicine technician from NEPMU-6 also partnered with entomologists from the Australian Defence ...More
Coast Guard sets Port Heavy Weather Condition Whiskey for the Ports of Guam and Saipan
A Coast Guard boat crew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small II from Station Apra Harbor conduct an on-water port assessment identifying hazards to navigation in Apra Harbor, Guam, Sept. 11, 2018. Accurate and quick port assessments are critical to quickly reopening a port after a significant storm or incident.
VCNO, MCPON visit USS Blue Ridge
U.S. Navy Adm. William Moran, vice chief of naval operations, visits Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Detachment Iwakuni at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, Japan, Sept. 12, 2018. Moran visited MCAS Iwakuni in order to build a stronger relationship between Navy leadership and individual Sailors. He discussed p ...More
Japan and Indiana Guard forge alliance through live-fire exercises and disaster response
Soldiers of the Indiana National Guard’s 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team view a demonstration of “care under fire” given by members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force during Orient Shield 2018. The objectives of OS 18 include training U.S. ground forces for deployment to Japan in the event of contingencies; exerc ...More
Coast Guard reopens ports to vessel traffic in Honolulu, Maui Counties, continues recovery efforts throughout Pacific
Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia (WLB 215) returns to homeport after successfully conducting ports assessments and aids to navigation verification in the ports of Tinian and Rota Sept. 13, 2018. Their efforts were critical to re-opening both ports and allowing the flow of relief supplies into affected areas.
Purple Heart hunt allows wounded veterans exclusive access to Fort Greely
Retired Sgt. 1st Class Michael Boarland, left, and Sgt. 1st Class Lawrence Martin, the acting first sergeant of Company A, 49th Missile Defense Battalion, Alaska National Guard, discuss their moose hunting strategy at Fort Greely, Alaska, Sept. 2, 2018. The state of Alaska offers a limited number of 100 percent disable ...More
Commander U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), Adm. Phil Davidson gives closing remarks at the USINDOPACOM-hosted Chiefs of Defense conference. The CHODS conference provides a forum for military leaders from throughout the Indo-Pacific region to strengthen military-to-military relationships, discuss common defense issues and foster regional cooperation.
Commander U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), Adm. Phil Davidson gives closing remarks at the USINDOPACOM-hosted Chiefs of Defense conference. The CHODS conference provides a forum for military leaders from throughout the Indo-Pacific region to strengthen military-to-military relationships, discuss common defense ...More
Left to right, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for the Republic of Korea, Lt. Gen Lee Jong-Sup; Commander U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), Adm. Phil Davidson; and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for Japan, Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano meet at the USINDOPACOM hosted Chiefs of Defense conference. The CHODS conference provides a forum for military leaders from throughout the Indo-Pacific region to strengthen military-to-military relationships, discuss common defense issues and foster regional cooperation.
Left to right, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for the Republic of Korea, Lt. Gen Lee Jong-Sup; Commander U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), Adm. Phil Davidson; and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for Japan, Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano meet at the USINDOPACOM hosted Chiefs of Defense conference. The C ...More
Commander U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), Adm. Phil Davidson meets with Deputy Chief Staff for the Joint Staff Department of the People’s Republic of China, Lt. Gen. Chang Dingqiu, during the USINDOPACOM hosted Chiefs of Defense conference. The CHODS conference provides a forum for military leaders from throughout the Indo-Pacific region to strengthen military-to-military relationships, discuss common defense issues and foster regional cooperation.
Commander U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), Adm. Phil Davidson meets with Deputy Chief Staff for the Joint Staff Department of the People’s Republic of China, Lt. Gen. Chang Dingqiu, during the USINDOPACOM hosted Chiefs of Defense conference. The CHODS conference provides a forum for military leaders from throug ...More
Bayonet Soldiers begin Bilateral Training Yudh Abhyas Exercise in India
Joint U.S. forces team for exercise Valiant Shield 2018
B-2s conduct hot-pit refueling at Wake Island
Marine Units Complete Support to Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands following Typhoon Mangkhut
Exercise Rising Thunder 18 Ends with Strengthened Bonds
Operation Island Chief: Strengthening Pacific Partnerships
Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group Provides Air Support to CNMI Recovery Efforts
Hawaii bids aloha to USS O'Kane, USS Wayne E. Meyer
Transportation Operator Uses Language Skills Between Two Militaries
USACE participates in 42nd Pacific Armies Management Seminar promoting Indo-Pacific security, peace
First A2A talks strengthen relationship between U.S., Malaysia
NEPMU-6 conducts Global Health Engagement in the Solomon Islands
Coast Guard sets Port Heavy Weather Condition Whiskey for the Ports of Guam and Saipan
VCNO, MCPON visit USS Blue Ridge
Japan and Indiana Guard forge alliance through live-fire exercises and disaster response
Coast Guard reopens ports to vessel traffic in Honolulu, Maui Counties, continues recovery efforts throughout Pacific
Purple Heart hunt allows wounded veterans exclusive access to Fort Greely
Commander U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), Adm. Phil Davidson gives closing remarks at the USINDOPACOM-hosted Chiefs of Defense conference. The CHODS conference provides a forum for military leaders from throughout the Indo-Pacific region to strengthen military-to-military relationships, discuss common defense issues and foster regional cooperation.
Left to right, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for the Republic of Korea, Lt. Gen Lee Jong-Sup; Commander U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), Adm. Phil Davidson; and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for Japan, Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano meet at the USINDOPACOM hosted Chiefs of Defense conference. The CHODS conference provides a forum for military leaders from throughout the Indo-Pacific region to strengthen military-to-military relationships, discuss common defense issues and foster regional cooperation.
Commander U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), Adm. Phil Davidson meets with Deputy Chief Staff for the Joint Staff Department of the People’s Republic of China, Lt. Gen. Chang Dingqiu, during the USINDOPACOM hosted Chiefs of Defense conference. The CHODS conference provides a forum for military leaders from throughout the Indo-Pacific region to strengthen military-to-military relationships, discuss common defense issues and foster regional cooperation.
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Adm. Davidson Relieves Adm. Harris as Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command
Adm. Phil Davidson, left, relieves Adm. Harry Harris, right, as commander of U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM). USPACOM is committed to enhancing stability in the Indo-Pacific region by promoting security cooperation, encouraging peaceful development, responding to contingencies, deterring aggression, and, when necessary, fighting to win.