• Senior military officers participate in a multilateral conversation about "Advancing the Unity of Effort in United Nations Peace Operations" during the Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference in Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 9, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference

    Senior military officers participate in a multilateral conversation about "Advancing the Unity of Effort in United Nations Peace Operations" during the Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference in Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 9, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff...

  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and New Zealand Chief of Army Maj. Gen. Arthur David Gawn exchange a "Hongi" during a Powhiri welcome ceremony at the Auckland Museum in Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 9, 2013. Hongi is a traditional Maori greeting in New Zealand done by pressing one's nose and forehead at the same time with another person. It serves a similar purpose to a formal handshake. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    Hongi

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and New Zealand Chief of Army Maj. Gen. Arthur David Gawn exchange a "Hongi" during a Powhiri welcome ceremony at the Auckland Museum in Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 9, 2013. Hongi is a traditional Maori...

  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents gifts as a token of appreciation to attendees of the 8th Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference in Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 11, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference Closing

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno presents gifts as a token of appreciation to attendees of the 8th Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference in Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 11, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

  • Senior military officers from Pacific nations pose for a group photo during the Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference in Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 9, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference

    Senior military officers from Pacific nations pose for a group photo during the Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference in Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 9, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

  • U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno gives his remarks as the co-host for the Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference in Auckland, New Zealand t Sept. 9, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    CSA Remarks

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno gives his remarks as the co-host for the Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference in Auckland, New Zealand t Sept. 9, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

  • From left, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, a New Zealand Officer, Gen. Vicent Brooks, Command Sgt. Maj. Frank M. Leota and Sergeant Major of the Army Sgt. Maj. Raymond F. Chandler III, observe a Powhiri ceremony performed by Mauri soldiers, the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand, at the Auckland Museum in Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 9, 2013. involving speeches, dancing, and singing. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    Army Leaders

    From left, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, a New Zealand Officer, Gen. Vicent Brooks, Command Sgt. Maj. Frank M. Leota and Sergeant Major of the Army Sgt. Maj. Raymond F. Chandler III, observe a Powhiri ceremony performed by Mauri soldiers...

  • Maori soldiers, the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand, perform a Powhiri ceremony for U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno at the Auckland Museum in Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 9, 2013.  A Powhiri is a Māori welcoming ceremony involving speeches, dancing, and singing. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade/ Released)

    Maori People Welcome

    Maori soldiers, the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand, perform a Powhiri ceremony for U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno at the Auckland Museum in Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 9, 2013. A Powhiri is a Māori welcoming ceremony...

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