Photo Credit: Sgt. Robert M. England, 2nd Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs
HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD TRAINING INSTITUTE, Hawaii " Brig. Gen. Gary Hara, the land component commander for the Hawaii Army National Guard, addresses troops from the Hawaii Army National Guard, the Oregon Army National Guard and the Singapore Armed Forces 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.