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LANPAC Forum Strengthens Leadership and Alliances in Indo-Pacific
May 21, 2024
Lt. Gen. (Retired) Leslie C. Smith talks about patience, kindness, how to solve problems and the importance of see the Army as a profession and sense of purpose during the Leadership Forum at Honolulu, HI., on May 14, 2024. He asked Capt. Zhi Bing Cheong from the Singapore Army to share opinions about patience.

The LANPAC Leadership Forum professionally develops and inspires leaders, showcases USARPAC subordinate units, and engages both allies and partners across the USINDOPACOM area of responsibility.



(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Carolina Sierra)

U.S. Coast Guard visit to Republic of Palau strengthens maritime navigation and cooperation
May 20, 2024
Lt. Jay DeInnocentiis meets with Marine Transportation leadership and ATON technicians to discuss the fixed and floating ATON constellation in Palau on May 14, 2024. The team completed a vital weeklong mission in the Republic of Palau, setting the stage for future collaboration and bolstering safe maritime navigation and security. This visit, in response to a request from Palau Marine Transportation, focused on an Aids to Navigation (ATON) Subject Matter Expert Exchange (SMEE). (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

Combat Generation Exercise reinforces trilateral partnerships among U.S., Japanese, Australian Allies
May 20, 2024
U.S. Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force, and Japan Air Self-Defense Force members construct munitions during a Combat Ammunition Production Exercise (CAPEX) at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 8, 2024.

Gobi Wolf 2024 strengthens partnerships for disaster resilience
May 20, 2024
U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Frankie Bolaños, left, lowers himself on the line to simulate the rescue of Tech Sgt. Daniel Kolk, both fire contingency instructors with the Pacific Air Force.

Combined US-Philippine Forces Conduct Largest Tactical Convoy on Palawan Island
May 19, 2024
A U.S. Marine Corps Joint Light Tactical Vehicle departs Philippine Marine Base Camp Rodolfo with Philippine Marine Corps vehicles belonging to the 3rd Marine Brigade during a combined convoy and mobile defense exercise as part of Archipelagic Coastal Defense Continuum in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines, May 15, 2024.

DoD Representatives Meet with Residents of Palau; Discuss Proposed Designation of Defense Site in Peleliu
May 17, 2024
PELELIU, Republic of Palau (May 16, 2024) – Department of Defense representatives and engineers meet with Peleliu Gov. Emais Roberts ahead of the first of three engagements with Peleliu residents and landowners, May 13.



About 200 residents attended the meetings which were held to discuss the proposed designation of a new defense site in Peleliu. (U.S. Navy photo by Shaina O’Neal)

US Army EOD Group strengthens ROK-US Alliance during meeting on Fort Carson
May 17, 2024
A U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group recently helped to strengthen EOD interoperability with the Republic of Korea Army. Capt. Paul Sohn (second from right), the future operations officer for the U.S. Army 71st Ordnance Group (EOD), served as the action officer and translator for a visit by the ROK Army Logistics Command to the headquarters of the 71st EOD Group on Fort Carson, Colorado.  Courtesy photo.

USINDOPACOM Statement on DPRK Missile Launches
May 17, 2024
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Readout of Assistant Secretary Ratner's Call With PRC Office of International Military Cooperation Director
May 16, 2024
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3rd MLR Concludes Balikatan 24, Transitions to ACDC
May 16, 2024
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Tyler Jordan, a native of Illinois and a machine gunner with 3rd Littoral Combat Team, 3rd Marine Littoral Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, moves through urban terrain alongside a  Philippine Marine with Marine Battalion Landing Team 10 while conducting urban operations training during Balikatan 24 at Paredes Air Station, Philippines, April 27, 2024. BK 24 is an annual exercise between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the U.S. military designed to strengthen bilateral interoperability, capabilities, trust, and cooperation built over decades of shared experiences. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Malia Sparks)

US Army Pacific, ally military leaders discuss deepening partnership
May 15, 2024
Gen. Charles A. Flynn, Commander, U.S. Army Pacific, Gen. Yasunori Morishita, Chief of Staff, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, Gen. An Su Park, Chief of Staff, Republic of Korea Army, and Lt. Gen. Simon Stuart, Chief of Army, Australia present their armies' positions on security issues during an international panel at the Landpower in the Pacific conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, May 15, 2024.

18th MEDCOM Commanding General at LANPAC 24: Remote robotic surgeries to save lives on future battlefields?
May 15, 2024
18th Medical Command Commanding General Paula Lodi discusses Army Medicine in the Indo-Pacific Region during Land Forces Pacific 2024 in Honolulu, Hawaii, May 14, 2024. 18th MEDCOM sets the Joint theater for medical operations while increasing its strategic posture by synchronizing and coordinating health service support and medical logistics across its more than 4,000 square mile area of responsibility.

Enhancing communication capabilities with the Philippine Air Force
May 15, 2024
Photo of U.S. Air Force Airmen speaking with a Philippine Air Force officer

U.S. Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation in the South China Sea
May 15, 2024
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SOUTH CHINA SEA (May 10, 2024) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG-97) conducts routine underway operations in the South China Sea, May 10, 2024. Halsey is forward-deployed and assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy’s largest DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet’s principal surface force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ismael Martinez)

Statement from NSC Spokesperson Adrienne Watson on the U.S.-PRC Talks on AI Risk and Safety
May 14, 2024
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U.S. Army provides legal training to Papua New Guinea Defence Force officers
May 14, 2024
(Left to right) U.S. Army Capt. Matthew Lillard, national security law attorney, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gabriel Bush, deputy staff judge advocate, Andersen AFB, Guam, and Maj. Christopher Niemiec, international operations officer, Defense Institute of International Legal Studies pose for a photo with Papua New Guinea Defence Force officers April 6, 2024, Tumon, Guam, during Defense Institute of International Legal Studies training. The three-day training session covered a wide range of topics crucial to the legal aspects of detainee operations, law of armed conflict, and legal considerations in conflict zones to four PNGDF officers re-introducing aircraft to their air wing. (Courtesy)

CARAT Indonesia Celebrates 75 Years of Diplomatic Relations Between U.S., Indonesia
May 13, 2024

MV-22B Ospreys touch down in the top end for MRF-D 24.3
May 13, 2024
U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 268 (Reinforced), Marine Rotational Force – Darwin 24.3, take off for the first flight of the MRF-D 24.3 rotation at Port Darwin, Darwin, NT, Australia, May 11, 2024. The Ospreys were flown from Port Darwin to Royal Australian Air Force Base Darwin, where they will be hosted for the duration of the rotation. VMM-268 (Rein.) makes up the Aviation Combat Element, out of Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, completing the structure of the MAGTF with the arrival of 10 MV-22B Ospreys. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Colton Martin)

51st FW F-16 Fighting Falcons take the lead in Red Flag-Alaska 24-1
May 10, 2024
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 36th Fighter Squadron lands on a runway at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 8, 2024. The 36th FS aircraft returned from the Red Flag-Alaska 24-1 training event with sustained operational capabilities and improved interoperability with allies. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Kaitlin Frazier)

Philippines and U.S. Conclude Balikatan Exercises, Shoulder-To-Shoulder
May 10, 2024
Armed Forces of the Philippines Maj. Gen. Marvin L Licudine, Philippines Exercise Director, and Lt. Gen. Michael S. Cederholm, U.S. Exercise Director representative and Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force, furl the exercise flag during the closing ceremony to conclude Exercise Balikatan 24 at Camp Aguinaldo, Manila, Philippines, May 10, 2024. BK 24 is an annual exercise between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the U.S. military designed to strengthen bilateral interoperability, capabilities, trust, and cooperation built over decades of shared experiences. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Pedro Tenorio)