Photo Credit: Spc. Jesse Toves, Guam National Guard Photographer
Tongan Royal Marines hold their line as role players try to start a riot 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 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 promote 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.