Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference
1 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Senior military officers participate in a multilateral conversation about "Advancing the Unity of Effort in United Nations Peace Operations" during the Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference in Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 9, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Hongi
2 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno and New Zealand Chief of Army Maj. Gen. Arthur David Gawn exchange a "Hongi" during a Powhiri welcome ceremony at the Auckland Museum in Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 9, 2013. Hongi is a traditional Maori greet... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference Closing
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Pacific Armies Chiefs Conference
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CSA Remarks
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Army Leaders
6 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – From left, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno, a New Zealand Officer, Gen. Vicent Brooks, Command Sgt. Maj. Frank M. Leota and Sergeant Major of the Army Sgt. Maj. Raymond F. Chandler III, observe a Powhiri ceremony performed by Mauri soldiers... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Maori People Welcome
7 / 7 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maori soldiers, the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand, perform a Powhiri ceremony for U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno at the Auckland Museum in Auckland, New Zealand Sept. 9, 2013. A Powhiri is a Māori welcoming ceremony inv... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL