Hawaii Army National Guard Soldiers stand in formation with Indonesian army Soldiers during the opening ceremony of the 8th annual Garuda Shield, Sept. 1, 2014, in Dodiklatpur, Indonesia. Garuda Shield is a bilateral exercise that focuses on tactical interoperability, and is sponsored by U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) and hosted by Tentara Nasional Indonesia (Indonesia Armed Forces).

Pacific Army ties protect nations

Indonesia and the United States have been developing a strong military bond for a number of years. This bond reflects the growth of Indonesia's democracy, the great strides toward professionalism that have been made by Indonesia's armed forces......READ MORE



USARPAC postures and prepares the force for unified land operations, responds to threats, sustains and protects the force, and builds military relationships that develop partner defense capacity in order to contribute to a stable and secure U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility.


Vincent K. Brooks

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