Exercise Khaan Quest
WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
"The military area of legal practice is expansive, and that is of great value to lawyers, even just out of law school. A typical lawyer in a law firm might spend 30 to 40 years looking at contracts or at one particular niche area of practice, whereas we have an expansive area of practice ... We're advising Soldiers of areas in legal assistance, and it's very broad but patriotic at the same time."
- Lt. Col. John Frost, the deputy staff judge advocate for the 3rd Infantry Division, speaking about the Army's Funded Legal Education Program under which the Army can send up to 25 active-duty eligible officers, from second lieutenant to captain, to law school.
Law school opportunity opens for military officers
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Exercise Khaan Quest
What is it?
Exercise Khaan Quest 10 (KQ 10), Aug. 2-28, 2010, is a multi-national, peace supporting operational exercise. It is co-sponsored by the Mongolian Armed Forces (MAF) and the U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM), and executed by U.S. Army Pacific, with support from the U.S. State Department. The U.S. Marine Corps and the MAF first conducted Exercise Khaan Quest in Mongolia, Sept. 2003.
Exercise KQ 10 is a multi-national platoon- and company-level training event culminating in a company-level field training exercise supporting peacekeeping operations.
What has the Army done?
KQ 10 consists of a field training exercise, humanitarian civil assistance and a medical readiness training exercise (MEDRETE). Medical readiness training exercises assist U.S. forces in preparing and conducting medical operation in remote and austere environments. Host nations gain experience and knowledge of basic medical services and received medical training assistance in remote areas for indigenous medical personnel.
KQ 10 is a combined joint training exercise designed to strengthen the capabilities of U.S. and Mongolian Armed Forces in international peace support operations worldwide.
What continued efforts does the Army have planned for the future?
The U.S. is committed to supporting countries in the Pacific area of responsibility as identified under the global peace operations initiative and other initiatives in the region.
Why is this important to the Army?
The U.S. has common interests in the region and seeks to further these areas of common interest. Through joint military exchanges, we have the ability enhance interoperability with our allies.
Stay informed about Khaan Quest 10 at USARPAC website
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