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871st Engineers Build Partnership, Community Center with TNI
(June 20, 2012) MALANG, Indonesia -- Forging a partnership is a lot like building a house. The basic steps are the same: lay a foundation, build barriers and then break them down, and finally, take a step back and admire the progress. U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers with the 871st Engineer Company, 411th Engineer Battalion, headquartered in Hilo, Hawaii, and their counterparts with the Tentara National ...More

U.S. Army CIED trainers prepare TNI Soldiers for Lebanon deployment
(June 19, 2012) MALANG, Indonesia – The biggest threat to Soldiers in any army in any theater of operation is Improvised Explosive Devices. This is why U.S. Army engineers and counter IED experts are training Tentara National Indonesian-Angkatan Darat Soldiers to detect and combat IED threats as part of Garuda Shield. A major component of Garuda Shield, a combined exercise between the TNI-AD and U. ...More

Exercise Photos - June 15, 2012
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Exercise Photos - June 14, 2012
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Exercise Photos - June 11, 2012
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Garuda Shield 2012 begins with combined opening ceremony
MALANG, Indonesia – Soldiers of Tentara Nasional Indonesia (TNI-Indonesian Armed Forces) and U.S. Army kicked off Garuda Shield 2012 with an opening ceremony at the headquarters of the TNI’s 2nd Infantry Division Kostrad, June 11. In its sixth year, this combined exercise improves peacekeeping, stability operations and increases the disaster relief capabilities of both armies. "Garuda Shield has ...More

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