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Proliferation Security Initiative Meeting in Ottawa 26-28 May
May 21, 2015
PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 6, 2014) A Republic of Korea (ROK) Coastguard and a ROK Navy Sailor question Able Seaman Grahame Kelaher about a mock electronic discharge machine they found in a conex container on USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187) during a live exercise for Fortune Guard 2014. Fortune Guard is the region’s premier exercise designed to build regional weapons of mass destruction counter-proliferation capacity and long-term commitment to the proliferation security initiative in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st class Amanda Dunford/Released).

US, ROK Navies Strengthen Partnerships through Anti-submarine Warfare Cooperation
April 28, 2015
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Apr. 27, 2015) - Vice Adm. Robert Thomas, center, commander of U.S. 7th Fleet, prepares to deliver opening remarks to Republic of Korea Navy leadership during an anti-submarine warfare (ASW) cooperation committee meeting. The bilateral ASW cooperation committee is designed to exchange knowledge and develop training scenarios that enhance proficiency in ASW skills between the U.S. and ROK navies. Subject matter experts from both navies meet quarterly to discuss the development of ongoing ASW initiatives.  150427-N-AD372-131

Multinational Team, Community Conduct Shoulder-to-shoulder Construction during Exercise Balikatan
April 22, 2015
PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN, Philippines (Apr. 21, 2015) - Service members of the U.S. military, Australian Army and Philippine Air Force work together to construct a two classroom Department of the Philippines Standard Building at ENCAP Site 1, Santa Lourdes National High School during exercise Balikatan.  The joint and multinational team consists of service members with the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marines, Australian Army, and Philippine Air Force. This year marks the 31st iteration of the exercise, which is an annual Philippines-U.S. bilateral military training exercise and humanitarian civic assistance engagement.

Asia-Pacific Shift Creates Opportunities, Security Needs
April 16, 2015
In this file photo, Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks with Navy Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III at U.S. Pacific Command headquarters at Camp Smith, Hawaii April 12, 2015. Three days later, Locklear joined other Defense Department leaders on Capitol Hill for a hearing on maintaining the U.S. military’s technological edge.

Combined Philippine-US Force Continues Humanitarian Efforts in Panay
April 14, 2015
TAPAZ, Philippines (Apr. 9, 2015) - Armed Forces of the Philippines engineers, from the 552nd Engineer Construction Battalion, U.S. Navy Seabees, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5, and U.S. Marine engineers, from the 9th Engineer Support Battalion, are 'shoulder-to-shoulder' as they pass buckets filled with concrete for placement at Don Joaquin Elementary School during Balikatan 2015. The engineers, part of the Combined-Joint Civil-Military Operations Task Force located on the island of Panay, are constructing two classrooms at the school. Balikatan, which means "shoulder to shoulder" in Filipino, is an annual bilateral training exercise aimed at improving the ability of Philippine and U.S. military forces to work together during planning, contingency, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations.

Carter Discusses U.S. Rebalance to Asia-Pacific Region
April 7, 2015

U.S. Army Garrison Japan Hosts 4th Annual Earthquake Functional Exercise
March 17, 2015
Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Boudreau, operation sergeant, assigned to U.S. Army Garrison Japan, updates information on his computer in the Emergency Operations Center during the 4th annual earthquake functional exercise conducted March 12 on the Camp Zama installation. (U.S. Army photos by Noriko Kudo)

Army Pacific Commander Experiences Last Frontier
March 12, 2015
FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska (Mar. 12, 2015) - Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general, and Maj. Gen. Michael H. Shields, U.S. Army Alaska commanding general discussed about the importance of cold-regions training that is taking place during their visit to the Gulkana Glacier near Black Rapids.

US, South Korean Air Forces Sharpen Cyberspace Defense
March 12, 2015

Airman Helps Strengthen Bond between US, China
March 12, 2015
In this file photo, Capt. Joshua Hu (center) assists officials during their visit to the People’s Liberated Army navy hospital ship, the ARK PEACE, by the U.S. Pacific Command surgeon general and staff during Rim of the Pacific 2014. This was the first time Chinese ships participated in RIMPAC, the largest maritime exercise in the world.

U.S. Army Pacific Leader Provides Perspective on Indo-Asia-Pacific Partnerships
March 12, 2015

Theodore Roosevelt Deploys for World Tour
March 11, 2015
In this file photo, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departed its homeport in Norfolk for an around-the-world deployment, March 11. Theodore Roosevelt and its Sailors will conduct operations in the U.S. Navy's 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility during the deployment.

United Nations Command Sending States Participate in Key Resolve 15
March 11, 2015
In this file photo, Gen. Soon Jin Lee, commander of Republic of Korea Army 2nd Operational Command, greets Australian Army Group Capt. Ralph Kettle, deputy director of Multi-National Coordination Center (MNCC), during an office call at the 2OC Headquarters in Daegu as part of the annual Key Resolve Exercise. This exercise includes multi-national forces that contribute to readiness as United Nations Command “Sending States”. The Sending States are comprised of the 16 nations that provided combat, combat support, or combat service support during the Korean War and were present during the signing of the Armistice Agreement. Their contributions are coordinated through the MNCC.

Key Resolve Civil Engineers Support from Start to End
March 11, 2015

Team Yokota Shares Keys to Resiliency with Japan Air Self-Defense Force Allies
March 11, 2015

USS Frank Cable, a Mobile Repair Facility for the Fleet, Wraps up Maintenance Availability in Sasebo
March 11, 2015

Expeditionary Strike Group 7 Embarks Bonhomme Richard, Focus on Core Combat Capabilities
March 10, 2015
In this file photo, an AV-8B Harrier, assigned to the Marine Attack Squadron 231(VMA), takes off from the flight deck of forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Bonhomme Richard is currently deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Operations.

U.S. Ambassador to India: Toward a “Best Partnership” between India and the United States
March 10, 2015

Sentry Aloha Pits Fighter vs. Fighter
March 10, 2015
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (Mar. 7, 2015) - A F-15 Eagle takes off from the runway.  The F-15 Eagles, from Oregon and Florida, will be participating in Sentry Aloha exercises conducted by the Hawaii Air National Guard.

12th Marine Regiment Maneuvers through Dragon Fire Exercise 15
March 10, 2015