EXERCISES

Yama Sakura 63

Yama Sakura is an annual, bilateral Command Post Exercise that simulates Japanese-US military operations required to defend Japan. Every winter, one of the five regional Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Armies is joined by US Army, Pacific, to conduct the exercise in Japan and the US.

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Orient Shield 12

Exercise Orient Shield 12 (OS12) is an annual tactical level, field-training exercise that is co-hosted by U.S. Army Japan and the Japan Ground Self Defense Force.

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Keris Strike 12

Keris Strike is an annual exercise with the U.S. Army, Pacific and Malaysian Armed Forces. This exercise marks the 16th iteration of Keris Strike, and contributes to enhancing U.S. and Malaysian defense readiness and tactical interoperability while strengthening multinational relationships.

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Khaan Quest 12

Khaan Quest is a regularly scheduled, multinational exercise sponsored by U.S. Army, Pacific and hosted annually by the Mongolian Armed Forces. Khaan Quest 12 is the latest in a continuing series of exercises designed to promote regional peace and security. This exercise marks the tenth anniversary of this regionally significant training event.

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Tiger Balm 13

Tiger Balm 12 is an annual, bilateral exercise with the U.S. Army, Pacific and Singaporean Armed Forces designed to promote regional security and interoperability. This exercise marks the thirty-second anniversary of this regionally significant training event.

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Bilateral Army Exercise 12

Bilateral Army Exercise is a regularly-scheduled, bilateral exercise designed to improve humanitarian assistance/ disaster relief capabilities, enhance bilateral Infantry, Aviation, Medical, Engineer, and Battle Staff capabilities, enhance military-to-military relationships and mission readiness, and improve the quality of life in rural communities.

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Garuda Shield 12

Garuda Shield is an annual bilateral exercise sponsored by U.S. Army, Pacific and hosted by the Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI - Indonesian Armed Forces). GS 12 is the latest in a continuing series of rigorous, multi-faceted exercises designed to promote regional peace and security. This exercise marks the sixth anniversary of a significant and highly productive regional training event.

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Balikatan 12

The Balikatan exercise focuses on training U.S. and Philippine armed forces to fulfill their obligations under the Mutual Defense Treaty and the Visiting Forces Agreement. Balikatan increases interoperability between military forces and enables them to provide relief and assistance in the event of natural disasters and other crises that endanger public health and safety.

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Yudh Abhyas 2011-12

Yudh Abhyas is a regularly-scheduled bilateral exercise hosted by the Indian Army. The exercise is designed to promote cooperation among the two militaries while sharing training, cultural exchanges and improving partnership readiness.

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Angkor Sentinel 12

Angkor Sentinel is a continuation of ongoing U.S. Army efforts co-sponsored by the U.S. military and Royal Cambodian Army. The purpose of the exercise is to provide an environment for Cambodian army and United States army partnership. The exercise includes planning and executing a battalion level command post exercise, engineering civic action projects (ENDCAP) and executing a medical civic action program (MEDCAP).

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Yama Sakura 61

Yama Sakura is an annual, bilateral Command Post Exercise that simulates Japanese-US military operations required to defend Japan. Every winter, one of the five regional Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Armies is joined by US Army, Pacific, to conduct the exercise in Japan and the US.

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Keris Strike 11

Keris Strike is an annual U.S.-Malaysian bilateral command post exercise hosted by the Malaysian Armed Forces. The exercise promotes team building and builds capacity in its participants for peace support operations to increase regional stability and security.

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Garuda Shield 11

Garuda Shield is an annual bilateral exercise sponsored by U.S. Army, Pacific and hosted by the Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI - Indonesian Armed Forces). GS 11 is the latest in a continuing series of rigorous, multi-faceted exercises designed to promote regional peace and security. This exercise marks the fifth anniversary of a significant and highly productive regional training event.

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Angkor Sentinel 11

Angkor Sentinel is a continuation of ongoing U.S. Army efforts co-sponsored by the U.S. military and Royal Cambodian Army. The purpose of the exercise is to provide an environment for Cambodian army and United States army partnership. The exercise includes planning and executing a battalion level command post exercise, engineering civic action projects (ENDCAP) and executing a medical civic action program (MEDCAP).

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Balikatan 11

The Balikatan exercise focuses on training U.S. and Philippine armed forces to fulfill their obligations under the Mutual Defense Treaty and the Visiting Forces Agreement. Balikatan increases interoperability between military forces and enables them to provide relief and assistance in the event of natural disasters and other crises that endanger public health and safety.

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USARPAC MISSION

USARPAC postures and prepares the force for unified land operations, responds to threats, sustains and protects the force, and builds military relationships that develop partner defense capacity in order to contribute to a stable and secure U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility.

COMMANDING GENERAL


General Vincent K. Brooks Commanding General

General
Vincent K. Brooks

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