Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general, and Brig. Gen. Peter Kelly, deputy chief of Army, New Zealand, stand together at the start of the annual Pacific Armies Management Seminar opening ceremony. The biennial Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference opening ceremony immediately followed the PAMS opening. The U.S. Army and the New Zealand Army are co-hosting PACC/PAMS at the Langham Hotel in Auckland, New Zealand, Sept. 9-11, 2013. The theme for the conference is, "The Sum is Greater than the Parts: 21st Century Peace Operations in a United Nations Context."