JAKARTA- Senior Army and security officials from 30 nations gathered here for the Pacific Armies Management Seminar (PAMS) XXXII. PAMS is the U.S. Army's largest Asia-Pacific theater security cooperation program event. It is a multinational military seminar that provides a forum for senior-level officers from the Asia Pacific's regional ground forces in U.S. Army, Pacific's area of responsibility to exchange views and ideas. This year's main theme is "Critical Land/Security Forces' Challenges."
Laroche -- Canadian Brig. Gen. Guy Laroche gives a briefing on "Transitioning from conflict to post-conflict coalition operations" during Pacific Armies Management Seminar XXXII in Jakarta Aug. 27. Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jason Shepherd, United States Army Pacific