Photo Credit: Spc. Jesse Toves, Guam National Guard Photographer
Tongan Royal Marines hold their line as negotiators try and calm the angry crowd before a full blown riot begins during training as part of Garuda Shield 09 June 18. The two week training is at the Tentara Nasional Indonesia -Angkatan Darat, or Indonesian Army, Infantry Training Center in Bandung, Indonesia. The two week exercise brings together Soldiers and Marines from nine Nations to train on UN mandated ground-level tasks. GS09 is the latest in a continuing series of exercises designed to promot regional Peace and Security. Training will focus on Peace Support Operations and Global Peace Operation initiative Certification, a Command Post Exercise, a Field Training Exercise and Humanitarian and Civic Assistance Projects.