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May 8, 2017

Gobi Wolf 2017 Participants Practice Disaster Response in Mongolia

Exercise Gobi Wolf 2017 began with an opening ceremony, academic training, a United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs webinar and a reception dinner.

May 5, 2017

From Lexington to Intrepid, Stories of Coral Sea Heroes Will Never Die, Harris Says

Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., the son of a sailor who participated in the Battle of the Coral Sea, spoke at an event honoring the veterans of the legendary World War II battle that turned back the Japanese thrust at Australia 75 years ago.

May 2, 2017

Pacom’s Senior Enlisted Leader Seeks Regional Partnerships

Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Anthony A. Spadaro, senior enlisted leader for U.S. Pacific Command, discussed partnership, coalition building and joint and combined exercises throughout Pacom, an area of responsibility that encompasses 52 percent of the globe.

April 26, 2017

North Korea Threatens Indo-Asia-Pacific Region, Harris Tells Legislators

North Korea remains the most immediate threat to the security of the United States and its allies in the Indo-Asia-Pacific, Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command, told the House Armed Services Committee.

April 25, 2017

Pence Wraps Up Asia Trip, Thanks Honolulu Service Members For Service

Vice President Mike Pence expressed gratitude to U.S. Pacific Command for its resolute leadership and thanked the troops at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu for their service.

April 25, 2017

Face of Defense: Soldier Runs for Readiness in South Korea

Army Capt. Brandon Carius, a physician assistant serving in South Korea, ran 42 miles to demonstrate his commitment to readiness. Carius, who has participated in 20 marathons and nine ultramarathons, said that running is meditative, helping him to clear his mind.

April 19, 2017

Pence Highlights U.S.-Japan Ties in Troop Talk Aboard USS Reagan

The U.S.-Japan alliance is the cornerstone of peace, prosperity and freedom in the Asia-Pacific region, Vice President Mike Pence told U.S. service members aboard the USS Ronald Reagan at Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan, home of the U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet.

April 18, 2017

North Korea 'Recklessly Tried to Provoke,' Mattis Says

North Korea's most recent unsuccessful missile launch is an attempt to "provoke" and underscores why the United States is working with the Chinese government to keep the Korean Peninsula nuclear-free, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said.

April 17, 2017

U.S., South Korean Forces Partner to Feed Troops

U.S. and South Korean service members worked together to feed troops to support Operation Pacific Reach Exercise 17 in Pohang, South Korea.

April 17, 2017

Pence Thanks U.S., South Korean Troops at ‘Historic Frontier of Freedom’

Vice President Mike Pence spoke to U.S. and South Korean troops and answered their questions at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, where he reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to its long-standing alliance with South Korea.

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