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Oct. 26, 2017

Dunford Charts Alliance Progress in South Korea

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is in South Korea to take part in the U.S.-South Korean Military Committee Meeting. The annual meeting looks at all the issues affecting the U.S.-South Korean alliance.

Oct. 23, 2017

Mattis in Philippines to Strengthen Ties with ASEAN, Discuss North Korea

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said strengthening ties with allies, increasing defense capabilities in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and discussions about the threat of North Korea are among the topics he will contend with on his trip.

Oct. 11, 2017

Face of Defense: Marine Martial Arts Instructor Instills Corps’ Ethos

“I’m never going to hold anything back. If they want to learn something they are going to earn it. I want to get them to where I am at. I don’t mind if they surpass me," said Marine Corps Cpl. Jody Scott, a sought-after martial arts program instructor assigned to Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations Pacific.

Sept. 25, 2017

Mattis Travels to India to Emphasize 'Enduring U.S. Commitment'

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is traveling to India to underscore the enduring U.S. commitment to its strategic partner, Defense Department officials said.

Sept. 8, 2017

Conference Attendees Discuss Indo-Asia-Pacific Regional Security

The annual U.S. Pacific Command Chiefs of Defense Conference provided a forum for 26 senior Indo-Asia-Pacific military leaders to strengthen military-to-military relationships, discuss common defense issues and foster regional cooperation.

Sept. 7, 2017

U.S., Indonesian Navies Enhance Training Objectives

The U.S. and Indonesian navies have come together for the 23rd iteration of a bilateral exercise and skills exchange called Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training, or CARAT.

Sept. 5, 2017

U.S., Singaporean Navies Enhance Maritime Partnership in Guam

The U.S. and Singaporean navies concluded Exercise Pacific Griffin 2017 at U.S. Naval Base Guam. Pacific Griffin 17 served as this year's U.S.-Singapore annual maritime exercise. The exercise highlights the longstanding maritime partnership between the U.S. and the Republic of Singapore navies through 23 years of annual-bilateral exercises.

Aug. 25, 2017

Pacom Commander Meets With Philippine President

The commander of U.S. Pacific Command and the Philippine president discussed U.S. support to the Philippine government for ongoing efforts to end the conflict in Marawi, interoperability between the nations' militaries and regional threats.

July 28, 2017

Pacom Commander Lists Threats, Discusses Strategy in Indo-Asia-Pacific

North Korean nuclear capabilities, Chinese aggression in the South China Sea and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria making inroads in the Philippines are the top challenges facing the Pacific community, the commander of U.S. Pacific Command said.

June 28, 2017

U.S.-Australia Alliance Has Boundless Future, Pacom Commander Says

The critical nature of the U.S.-Australia alliance is defined by its storied past and is invigorated by its boundless future, U.S. Pacific Command commander Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. said during a speech in Brisbane, Australia.

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