Guam Soldiers train UN mandated peacekeeping skills
Photo Credit: Spc. Jesse Toves, Guam Army National Guard
Pfc. John Manibusan and Staff Sgt. Rodney Retuyan, both infantrymen assigned to the 1st Battalion, 294th infantry Regiment, Guam National Guard tend to a role player who was notionally shot during a peacekeeping scenario as part of Exercise Garuda Shield 09, at the Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Darat, or Indonesian Army, Infantry Training Center in Bandung Indonesia, June 22. Garuda Shield is a 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 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.
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