Archive for April 2018

America & Malaysia; Local Community Fun & Friendship!

April 25, 2018

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Combined Forces supporting Pacific Partnership 2018 dance and sing during a performance by the Pacific Fleet Deep Six Brass Band at a community engagement event at SK Tanjung Batu Keramat Primary School in Tawau, Malaysia, April 23, 2018.
 
U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Fulton

NATO Defense Secretaries Talk…

April 11, 2018

SD meets with Netherlands Minster of Defense Ank Bijleveld

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U.S. Defense Secretary James N. Mattis meets with Dutch Defense Minister Ank Bijleveld at the Pentagon, April 11, 2018. DoD photo by Tech Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.   Secretary Mattis highlighted the Netherland’s value to the United States and NATO as a steadfast ally, and their pledge to get to two percent of GDP defense spending. 

Minister Bijleveld discussed the recent publication of the Dutch Defense White Paper, and emphasized her government’s $1.5 billion increase in defense spending in 2018.  Secretary Mattis commended the minister for her efforts to modernize her military and improve military readiness.    Secretary Mattis also thanked Minister Bijleveld for continued support to the D-ISIS Coalition and NATO missions, an Enhanced Forward Presence (EFP) battle group in Lithuania, and Operation Resolute Support in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Outlook

April 5, 2018

83rd ERQS Guardian Angels conduct training flight with Task Force Brawler

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An U.S. Army Flight Engineer travels aboard a CH-47F Chinook helicopter during an U.S. Army-U.S. Air Force training exercise at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 26, 2018. The Soldier is assigned to Task Force Brawler.

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook

We Honor Martin Luther King Jr., American Baptist Minister: Jan 15, 1929 – Apr 04, 1968

April 4, 2018

MLK-2017

Can Hardly Wait For Training!

April 2, 2018

Recon Marines fast rope from an MH-60S aboard the USS Wasp

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U.S. Marines and a U.S. Marine Military Working Dog named “Duece” board an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter to conduct fast-rope training aboard the USS Wasp during operations in the Pacific Ocean, March 22, 2018.
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Stormy Mendez