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March 27, 2017

Exercise Tests Marines’ Air Crash Response, Security Skills

Service members at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, conducted exercise Tanuki Wrath, which serves as a building block for increasing proficiency in aircraft salvage and recovery and forward command and control.

March 23, 2017

Cope Tiger Participants Join Together for Community Event

U.S., Thai and Singaporean service members participating in this year’s Cope Tiger exercise in Thailand joined together during a civic assistance program to give back to the local community.

March 21, 2017

Shanti Prayas Exercise Commences in Nepal

Shanti Prayas III, a multinational peacekeeping exercise, kicked off with an opening ceremony at the Birendra Peace Operations Training Center in Panchkhal, Nepal.

March 20, 2017

U.S., South Korean Navies to Hold Partnership Exercises

U.S. Navy ships assigned to Commander, Task Force 30 and CTF-70 are scheduled to begin a series of exercises with the South Korean navy to strengthen maritime interoperability and tactics, techniques and procedures.

March 13, 2017

Pacific Allies, Partners Meet for Region’s First F-35 Symposium

Experts from the United States and three Pacific nations are gathering at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for the region's first symposium on the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter.

March 7, 2017

Mattis Reaffirms U.S. Commitment in Call With Japan’s Defense Minister

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis discussed North Korea’s latest missile launches in a phone conversation with Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said.

Feb. 17, 2017

Mattis, Australian Defense Minister Confer in Brussels

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis expressed his admiration of the high-performing troops of the Australian armed forces during a meeting with his Australian counterpart, Defense Department spokesperson Navy Cmdr. Sarah Higgins said.

Feb. 14, 2017

Annual 'Cobra Gold' Exercise Commences In Thailand

The commander of U.S. Pacific Command hailed the annual, multinational Cobra Gold military training exercise in Thailand as a way to strengthen regional partnerships and improve readiness and responsiveness among exercise participants.

Feb. 13, 2017

U.S. Condemns North Korean Ballistic Missile Launch

The United States strongly condemns North Korea’s weekend ballistic missile launch and its other recent attempts and will take all necessary measures to deter and defeat threats to U.S. and ally territories and citizens, a Pentagon spokesman said.

Feb. 4, 2017

Mattis Says U.S. Remains Committed to Defense of Japan

The United States remains committed to the defense of Japan and stands ready to enhance its alliance for regional peace, prosperity and freedom, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in Tokyo.

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