Garuda Shield Peace Support Operations
Photo Credit: Spc. Jesse Toves, Guam National Guard Photographer
A search team member of the Tongan Royal Marines searches a role player acting as a possible insurgent during training as part of Garuda Shield 09, at the Tantara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Darat, or Indonesian Army, Infantry Training Center in Bandung, Indonesia June 18. The two-week exercise brings together Soldiers and Marines from nine nations to train on the UN mandated ground-level tasks. GS09 is the latest in a 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 exercise and humanitarian and civic assistance projects.
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