Photo Credit: Sgt. Robert M. England, 2nd Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs
HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD TRAINING INSTITUTE, Hawaii " From left, Col. William Prendergrast, commander of the 82nd ROC, Col. Ngian Sang Lee, chief of staff for the 3rd Division, Singapore Armed Forces, and Brig. Gen. Gary Hara, the land component commander for the Hawaii Army National Guard, render honors as their national anthems sound off during the Tiger Balm 2012 opening ceremony at the Hawaii National Guard Training Institute, Waimanalo, Hawaii, on July 10. The United States Army Pacific Theater Security Cooperation Program exercise "Tiger Balm" is a bilateral exercise focused on strengthening the partnership between the US and Singapore Armies through combined training missions. It also promotes stability and security in the Pacific region while enhancing interoperability.