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Aug. 31, 2018

Maritime Pre-positioning Ships Squadron Conducts Group Sail with Guam Units

Maritime Pre-positioning Ships Squadron Three successfully conducted its third multiship training exercise, Group Sail, off the coast of Saipan, the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam.

Aug. 30, 2018

Airmen Support Refueling Missions From Above

The 506th Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron is following a tradition of forward support for aircraft that began in 1923 when two Army aircraft conducted the first midair refueling.

Aug. 29, 2018

U.S.-India Meeting Seeks to Deepen Cooperation

The upcoming meeting between Defense Secretary James N. Mattis, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and their Indian counterparts will seek to bolster programs and policies to maintain a free and independent Indo-Pacific region, the assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific security affairs said.

Aug. 28, 2018

Mattis, Indonesian Counterpart Reaffirm Defense Relationship

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu discussed a broad range of defense issues during a meeting at the Pentagon, where Mattis thanked the defense minister for his country’s leadership in the region.

Aug. 28, 2018

Dunford: U.S. Forces Busy Implementing Defense Strategy Worldwide

U.S. service members operate as part of a whole-of-government strategic approach to the world, and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff gave a snapshot of the breadth of the military's global commitment during a Pentagon news conference.

Aug. 24, 2018

Sequenced Bomber Missions to Australia Showcase Alliance

Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers assigned to the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted two training missions with Australia's defense force as part of exercise Pitch Black 18.

Aug. 21, 2018

DoD Report Details China’s Growing Military, Economic Power

While the Defense Department engages substantively with China’s military, DoD will also continue to monitor and adapt to the nation’s evolving military strategy, doctrine and force development, an annual DoD report to Congress said.

Aug. 20, 2018

Face of Defense: Airlift Manager Delivers on Contingency Travel Plan

Air Force Master Sgt. Michelle Kelly, an airlift manager with the Oregon Air National Guard’s 173rd Fighter Wing, provided a successful contingency travel plan for Tropic Care Maui County 2018, a joint training mission providing no-cost medical, dental, and vision services to people living on the Hawaiian Islands of Maui, Molokai and Lanai.

Aug. 15, 2018

Guardsmen Work Together to Save Stricken Woman’s Life

A group of Guardsmen worked together to get medical attention for a woman who was experiencing a cardiac event at a local medical clinic in Hawaii.

Aug. 10, 2018

U.S., Malaysia Commence 24th Cooperation Afloat Exercise

The United States and Royal Malaysian navies began the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training exercise which is designed to strengthen the navies’ partnership while ensuring Indo-Pacific maritime security, stability and prosperity.

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