PLA and US DME delegation greet each other at luncheon
Photo Credit: Russell K. Dodson
Deputy Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Qi Jianguo speaks during a People's Liberation Army hosted lunch Nov. 26 at the Ministry of National Defense in Beijing. Qi invited members of the United States Army Pacific Disaster Management Exchange delegation to attend the luncheon. USARPAC and the PLA participated in the DME, Nov. 26 " 2 Dec. The DME is an annual USARPAC Security Cooperation Event with the People's Republic of China and the PLA. The DMEs with China began in 1998 with actual visits beginning in 2005. This year the DME is hosted by the PLA in China: Beijing, Kunming, and Chengdu. USARPAC and the PLA are participating in DME, Nov. 26 " Dec. 2. The DME is an annual USARPAC Security Cooperation Event with the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the People's Liberation Army (PLA). The DMEs with China began in 1998 with actual visits beginning in 2005. For the 2007 DME, the PLA hosted a USARPAC delegation in China (Beijing and Wuhan). For the 2011 DME, USARPAC hosted the PLA in Hawaii, Colorado, and Louisiana.
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