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U.S. Indo-Pacific Commander Travels to India, Speaks at Raisina Dialogue
February 24, 2024
Senior military leaders participate in a panel at the annual Raisina Dialogue, India’s leading conference on geopolitics, security, and economics. Panel members included, from left to right: Adm. R Hari Kumar, Chief of Naval Staff, India, Adm. John C. Aquilino, Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Adm. Nicolas Vaujour, Chief of the Naval Staff, France, Adm. Sir Ben Key, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, United Kingdom, and Air Marshal Robert Chipman, Chief of the Air Force, Australia. USINDOPACOM 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. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Shannon M. Smith)

U.S. Forces Participate in Indian Navy-led Exercise MILAN
February 22, 2024
First Lieutenant, LTJG Ezra Haddock, from San Diego, Calif., waves in forward tug while pulling into port in support of Exercise Milan 2024 onboard the forecastle of the arleigh-burke class guided missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG-97), Feb. 18, 2024.

Rapid Tanto: 5th Anglico Implements Expeditionary Advance Base Operations Concepts
February 22, 2024
U.S. Marines with 5th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, III Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, conduct a patrol during a communications field exercise, Rapid Tanto, at Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 6, 2024. The patrol allowed Marines to conduct communication training including 9-line casualty evacuation with field radios. 5th ANGLICO and 3rd Intelligence Battalion demonstrated proficiency in planning, coordination, and execution of dynamic targeting capable of supporting maritime campaigns in an increasingly contested Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Wallace)

The United States, Nepal Launch Multinational Peacekeeping Exercise Shanti Prayas IV
February 20, 2024
Nepali soldiers participate in the opening ceremony of Exercise Shanti Prayas IV, a Multinational Peacekeeping Exercise, at the Nepali Army Headquarters on Feb. 20, 2024. Shanti Prayas IV is a multinational peacekeeping exercise sponsored by the Nepali Army and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and is the latest in a series of exercises designed to support peacekeeping operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl John Hall)

U.S., Japan and Australia Conduct Trilateral Exercise in Bay of Bengal
February 20, 2024
BAY OF BENGAL (Feb. 17, 2024) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97), sails with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Takanami-class destroyer JS Sazanami (DD 113) and Royal Australian Navy Anzac-class frigate HMAS Warramunga (FFH 152) during trilateral operations in the Bay of Bengal, Feb. 17-18. U.S. 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed numbered fleet, and routinely interacts and operates with allies and partners in preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ismael Martinez)

Department of Defense participating in Singapore Airshow 2024
February 20, 2024

Guam Air Guard’s Security Forces Squadron participates in Cope North
February 20, 2024
U.S. Air Force Master Sgts. Jordanna Escobar, left, and Misty Palomo of the Guam Air National Guard 254th Security Forces Squadron, pull security on a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon at the A.B. Won Pat Guam International Airport during Exercise Cope North, Feb. 9, 2024. (U.S. National Guard photo by Mark Scott)

Space Forces Indo-Pacific commander highlights importance of challenging space threats
February 19, 2024
Space Forces Indo-Pacific commander highlights importance of challenging space threats

ROK, U.S. Marines begin Korean Marine Exercise Program 24-1
February 16, 2024

U.S. Space Forces Indo-Pacific participates in Keen Edge 24
February 15, 2024

U.S. Marines Complete Emergency Relief Operations in Mindanao
February 15, 2024
U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, and Philippine Air Force service members offload Department of Social Welfare and Development family food packs from a KC-130J Super Hercules aircraft at Davao International Airport, Davao City, Philippines, Feb. 12, 2024. At the request of the Government of the Philippines, the U.S. Marines of III Marine Expeditionary Force are supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development in providing foreign humanitarian assistance to the ongoing disaster relief mission in Mindanao. The forward presence and ready posture of III MEF assets in the region facilitated rapid and effective response to crisis, demonstrating the U.S.’s commitment to Allies and partners during times of need. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Savannah Mesimer)

Readout of U.S., South Korea Nuclear Consultative Group Framework Signing
February 14, 2024

Many Nations, One Effort: Cope North 24
February 14, 2024
U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon takes off in support of Exercise Cope North 24 at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Feb. 2, 2024. This year's iteration included service members from the U.S., Australia, Canada, France, South Korea and Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Koby Mitchell)

Statement from NSC Spokesperson Adrienne Watson Marking the Two-Year Anniversary of the Indo-Pacific Strategy
February 13, 2024

PACAF welcomes new commander
February 13, 2024
Photo of a Change of Command ceremony

U.S. Coast Guard, Navy Helicopter Squadron execute critical medical evacuation of Filipino mariner offshore of Saipan
February 12, 2024

U.S. Marines Deliver Emergency Relief to Mindanao
February 12, 2024
U.S. Marines with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, unload equipment from a KC-130J Super Hercules aircraft in preparation to transport Department of Social Welfare and Development family food packs at Villamor Airbase, Philippines, Feb. 11, 2024. At the request of the Government of the Philippines, the U.S. Marines of III Marine Expeditionary Force are supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development in providing foreign humanitarian assistance to the ongoing disaster relief mission in Mindanao. The forward presence and ready posture of III MEF assets in the region facilitated rapid and effective response to crisis, demonstrating the U.S.’s commitment to Allies and partners during times of need. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Savannah Mesimer)

Mountain Dragons improve mission readiness during rotational deployment to Korea
February 9, 2024
American Soldiers from the Fort Drum, New York-based 59th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Company (Hazardous Response) participate in the Advanced Chemical Biological Course on Camp Humphreys, South Korea. A mobile training team from the Special Programs Division on Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, conducted the course. Courtesy photo.

Japan, U.S. Army Conduct Cold Weather Training During North Wind 2024
February 9, 2024
U.S. Paratroopers from Blackfoot Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade, 11th Airborne Division give a demonstration of sniper rifle marksmanship training on M110A1 Compact Semi-Automatic Sniper Systems to Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) members with 28th Infantry Regiment, 11th Brigade, Northern Army during North Wind 24, Jan. 25, 2024 on JGSDF Hokudai-en Training Area in Chitose, Hokkaido. On Jan. 24, 2024 both the JGSDF members and U.S. Paratroopers showed each other the standard operating procedures for their respective sniper teams to prepare for this live-fire training. North Wind is a bilateral cold-weather field training exercise held between the U.S. Army and JGSDF where the allies exchange tactics and techniques; this year’s exercise is the 31st North Wind.

Philippines, US partner in Maritime Cooperative Activity in South China Sea
February 9, 2024
The Philippine Navy ship BRP Gregorio Del Pilar (PS-15) sails with the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) during a maritime cooperate activity exercise in the South China Sea Feb. 9.