Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Christina Bhatti, Garuda Shield Public Affairs
Officers from 19 nations participate in the academics classes during classes for Exercise Garuda Shield, June 11 in Bandung, Indonesia, approximately 80 miles from Jakarta. The classes focus on United Nations operations and regulations. Exercise Garuda Shield 09 is designed to promote regional peace and security in the area. This year marks the third anniversary of the event. Training will focus on peace support operations, a computer-simulated Command Post Exercise, a Field Training Exercise and Humanitarian and Civic Assistance projects.