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Statement from NSC Spokesperson Adrienne Watson on the U.S.-PRC Counternarcotics Working Group
January 29, 2024

HH60Ws move to Kadena
January 29, 2024
Airmen offload an HH-60W.

Readout of National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Meetings with the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand Srettha Thavisin and Deputy Prime Minister/Foreign Minister Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara
January 26, 2024

USS Antietam departs Yokosuka after nearly 11 years of forward-deployed service
January 26, 2024
240126-N-YQ181-1111 YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jan. 26, 2024) The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) departs Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Jan. 26, 2024. USS Antietam departed Yokosuka for the final time before transiting to its new homeport of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, as part of a planned rotation of forces in the Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Askia Collins)

Regional Ambassadors Conference 2024
January 26, 2024
Adm. John C. Aquilino, Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, hosts the Regional Ambassadors Conference (RAC), at the USINDOPACOM headquarters in Hawaii on Jan. 22-24. The RAC brought together more than 30 ambassadors, military representatives and foreign policy advisors, for discussions aimed at enhancing U.S. interagency collaboration in the Indo-Pacific region. USINDOPACOM is committed to working with Allies and partners toward the shared vision of a secure, rules-based, and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Austin Riel)

35th Fighter, Fighter Generation Squadron hone agility capabilities
January 25, 2024
An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 35th Fighter Squadron takes off.

Exercise on Humphreys airfield tests emergency responders
January 25, 2024
First responders conduct a pre-accident drill upon a Chinook on Desiderio Army Airfield, Jan. 23, 2024 on U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys. The installation conducts the drill on a regular basis and tests rescue and recovery operations.(U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Johnny Rodriguez.)

8th FW recognizes 50 years of the F-16
January 24, 2024
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 35th Fighter Squadron takes off at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Dec. 13, 2023. The 35th FS executes air combat operations in support of U.S. and ROK interests in the Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jovan Banks)

US Army sergeant wins Gold Medal in Taekwondo competition in South Korea
January 24, 2024
The Fort Drum, New York-based 59th CBRN Company “Mountain Dragons” are deployed to South Korea in support of the 23rd CBRN Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division and Eighth Army. The 59th CBRNE Company “Mountain Dragons” are serving in South Korea on a nine-month rotational deployment. Courtesy photo.


Operation Roi Recovery assesses damages to Roi-Namur infrastructure in Kwajalein Atoll
January 23, 2024
U.S. Army Garrison – Kwajalein Atoll Commander Col. Drew Morgan, center right, welcomes Roi-Namur evacuees to Kwajalein Island on Jan. 21. Roi-Namur is a four-hour boat trip from Kwajalein.

Pacific Partnership 24-1 Concludes Final Mission Stop in Chuuk
January 23, 2024
President Wesley Simina, president of the Federated States of Micronesia, right, presents U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Mark Melson,  commander of Task Force 73, left, with a gift during the Chuuk closing ceremony aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), anchored off Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia, as part of Pacific Partnership 2024-1, Jan. 20, 2024. Pacific Partnership, now in its 19th iteration, is the largest multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific and works to enhance regional interoperability and disaster response capabilities, increase security stability in the region, and foster new and enduring friendships. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Celia Martin)

USAG Daegu HHC Soldiers conduct training with ROK Army 50th Infantry
January 23, 2024
USAG Daegu HHC Soldiers conduct training with ROK Army 50th Infantry

U.S. INDOPACOM Commander Visits Maldives
January 22, 2024
Maldives Minister of Defence Ghassan Maumoon meets with Adm. John C. Aquilino, Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, at Maldives National Defence Forces Headquarters in Malé, Maldives on Jan. 21, 2024. The visit underscored USINDOPACOM’s dedication to fostering cooperation and enhancing the partnership between the two nations. 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. INDOPACOM Commander Travels to Thailand
January 21, 2024
Adm. John C. Aquilino, Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, meets senior military leaders at Royal Thai Armed Forces (RTARF) Headquarters in Bangkok on Jan. 19, 2024, during a trip to Thailand to meet with senior military and civilian leaders. The visit not only showcased strategic alignment and initiatives, but also highlighted the deep appreciation and strength within the U.S.-Thai relationship, which dates back to 1833. 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)

Readout of Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Sasha Baker's Meeting With Australian Secretary of the Department of Defence Greg Moriarty
January 19, 2024

Soldiers train to enable Arctic dominance during cold weather course in Alaska
January 19, 2024
Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the Fort Drum, New York-based 760th Ordnance Company (EOD) recently traveled to an even colder climate to train together with 65th Ordnance Company (EOD) on Fort Wainwright, Alaska. During the Cold Weather Indoctrination Course, learned to construct improvised shelters and fighting positions, to ruck in snowshoes and to cook in subzero temperatures. Courtesy photo.

US B-1B Lancers conduct air-to-air refueling training with Republic of Singapore Air Force
January 19, 2024
A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 345th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, prepares to land at Paya Lebar Air Base, Singapore, Jan. 18, 2024. The B-1B will conduct air-to-air refueling training with the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport. (Republic of Singapore Air Force courtesy photo)

U.S. INDOPACOM Commander Presents Legion of Merit to Royal Thai Armed Forces Gen. Chalermphon
January 18, 2024
Adm. John C. Aquilino, Commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, joins Gen. Chalermphon Srisawasdi, former Royal Thai Armed Forces (RTARF) Chief of Defence, at a ceremony to present him with the Legion of Merit in Bangkok on Jan. 18, 2024. The Legion of Merit is the highest accolade that the U.S. can bestow upon a foreign leader; it is reserved for individuals who have shown exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services. 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)

5th ANGLICO Turns 20 This Year, Continues to Innovate for the Future
January 18, 2024
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Eric Pak, a forward air controller officer with 5th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, III Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, observes the landing zone of a Japan Ground Self-Defense Force CH-47J Chinook during joint terminal attack controller training at Irisuna Island, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 15, 2023. The training tested U.S. and Japanese service members’ ability to enhance and sustain tactics and procedures for terminal control of fires. 5th ANGLICO provides the Marine Air Ground Task Force Commander with a liaison capability to plan, coordinate, employ, and conduct terminal control of fires in support of joint, allied, and coalition forces. Pak is a native of Los Angeles. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. William Wallace)