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Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School Helps U.S. Government Lines of Effort in Nepal Implement "Total Package Approach"
March 16, 2016

Coast Guard Aircrew Returns Home Following Eastern Pacific Deployment
March 16, 2016
Crew members aboard an HC-130 Hercules airplane from Air Station Barbers Point monitor surveillance equipment for suspected of drug trafficking in the Eastern Pacific, Jan. 25, 2016. Military patrol aircraft search for drug traffickers around the clock in an attempt to reduce illegal drug activity in the region.

13th Marine Expeditionary Unit Explosive Ordnance Disposal Lights the Fuses during Exercise Ssang Yong 16
March 16, 2016
U.S. Marines Gunnery Sgt. Jordan Torcello and Staff Sgt. Zachary Rubemeyer, explosive ordnance disposal technicians with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, lay undetonated ordnance for a controlled detonation during Exercise Ssang Yong 16 on Suseongri live-fire range, Pohang, South Korea, March 13, 2016. Ssang Yong is a biennial combined amphibious exercise conducted by U.S. forces with the Republic of Korea Navy and Marine Corps, Australian Army and Royal New Zealand Army Forces in order to strengthen interoperability and working relationships across a wide range of military operations.

Joint Senior Enlisted Advisers Work Toward Consistent Collaborative Efforts
March 16, 2016
FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii (Mar. 11, 2016) - Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory Binford, the 8th Theater Sustainment Command senior enlisted adviser, met with other senior enlisted leaders from the Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard to enhance their knowledge of the command's capabilities.  The event consisted of a joint collaborative exchange, a walk-through of the 8th TSC Warrior Training Center and multiple capability demonstrations at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam pier.

Indo-Asian Partners Gather for Inaugural Port Opening Exercise in Cambodia
March 15, 2016
Joint, interagency and multinational sustainment experts gathered in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, March 14, 2016, for Angkor Opening 2016, a week-long exchange and table top exercise designed to build partnerships, interoperability and readiness in humanitarian assistance/disaster relief (HA/DR) port opening operations. The exercise, hosted by the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and sponsored by the 8th Theater Sustainment Command and the Cambodian National Committee for Maritime Safety (NCMS), is the first exchange of its kind between the organizations.

Navy Submarines Arrive in Arctic for Ice Exercise 2016
March 15, 2016
ARCTIC CIRCLE (March 14, 2016) Sailors and civilians, assigned to Arctic Submarine Lab, clear the ice from the hatch of USS Hampton (SSN 767) during Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2016. ICEX 2016 is a five-week exercise designed to research, test, and evaluate operational capabilities in the region. ICEX 2016 allows the U.S. Navy to assess operational readiness in the Arctic, increase experience in the region, advance understanding of the Arctic environment, and develop partnerships and collaborative efforts.

3rd Fleet Commander Visits Australia
March 15, 2016

13th, 31st Marine Expeditionary Units Bare Fangs for Exercise Ssang Yong
March 15, 2016
U.S. Marine Corps, Republic of Korea Marines Corps, New Zealand Army and Australian Army conduct amphibious assault training at Doksukri Beach, South Korea, March 12, 2016, during Exercise Ssang Yong 16. Ssang Yong 16 is a biennial military exercise focused on strengthening the amphibious landing capabilities of the U.S. and its allies.

USS Russell Arrives in Manila Bay
March 15, 2016

Alaska Logistics Readiness Squadron and Support Units Exercise Mobility Readiness
March 15, 2016
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska (Mar. 10, 2016) - 773d Logistics Readiness Squadron members prepare cargo pallets for the Mission Support Group (MSG) to process as part of the MSG's annual mobility exercise at the Joint Mobility Center. In addition to cargo, the 773d LRS processed people for the first time for this exercise.

Stallion Soldiers Prepare for Chemical, Biological, Radiological or Nuclear Threats
March 15, 2016

Dragons Breathe Life into Unit’s Korean History
March 15, 2016
An artillery crew in a M109A6 Paladins fires rounds at Rodríguez Live Fire Range to certify during training March 10. This week about 200 Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, added to Dragon history by firing the first rounds in Korea since the unit was last here during the Korean War.

US, Cambodian Forces Partner for Angkor Sentinel 16
March 14, 2016
KAMPONG SPEU PROVINCE, Cambodia (March 14, 2016) - U.S. and Cambodian forces officially opened Angkor Sentinel 2016, an annual bilateral military exercise hosted by the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and sponsored by the U.S. Army Pacific, during a ceremony at the Training School for Multinational Peacekeeping Forces.

USS Blue Ridge Visits Singapore During Regional Patrol
March 14, 2016

Total Force Team Moves the Mission in Defending South Korea
March 14, 2016
Lt. Col. Kevin Krauss, 607th Air Mobility Division assistant director of mobility forces, takes notes as Brig. Gen. Steven Bullard, 607th AMD director of mobility forces, discusses potential airlift operations during Key Resolve 16 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, March 8, 2016. When the 607th AMD reviews airlift options, there are several safety precautions that must be evaluated before making a decision.

Guardsmen Participate in Cold Weather Exchange with Mongolian Armed Forces
March 14, 2016
Alaska Guardsman Staff Sgt. Cody Tirpak, 1-297th Reconnaissance and Surveillance Squadron, demonstrates proper glissading during a cold weather subject-matter-expert exchange with the Mongolian Armed Forces Feb. 22-26 at the Five Hills Training Area near Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Training events included equipment briefs, cold weather injury classes, field demonstrations of the effects of cold weather on equipment and operations, and avalanche safety and skiing. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Dayton Will)

Destroyer Squadron 7 Staff Play Key Role In Exercise Ssang Yong
March 14, 2016
PACIFIC OCEAN (March 8, 206) - Ships of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group and Boxer Amphibious Ready Group, along with Republic of Korea Flotilla 5, transit in formation to kick off exercise Ssang Yong 2016, the largest combined amphibious exercise of its kind to date, designed to strengthen interoperability and working relationships across a wide range of military operations from disaster relief to complex expeditionary operations.

D-Day with the Republic of Korea is "All Hands on Deck"
March 13, 2016
Lt. Gen. Sang-Hoon Lee, commandant of the Republic of Korea Marine Corps, tours Dogu Beach, Republic of Korea, March 10, 2016, during the rehearsal for an amphibious assault in support of exercise Ssang Yong 16. Ssang Yong is a biennial military exercise focused on strengthening the amphibious landing capabilities of the Republic of Korea, the U.S., New Zealand and Australia. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Allison Lotz/Released)

USS Mississippi Visits Yokosuka during Indo-Asia-Pacific Deployment
March 11, 2016
FLEET ACTIVITIES YOKOSUKA, Japan -- The Virginia-class attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) is moored at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. Mississippi is visiting Yokosuka for a port visit. U.S. Navy port visits represent an important opportunity to promote stability and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, demonstrate commitment to regional partners and foster relationships.

US Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Complete Annual Bilateral Training Exercise Multi Sail 2016
March 11, 2016