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From left to right, Command Sgt. Maj. Scott A. Brzak, U.S. Army Pacific senior enlisted advisor, Rose Lee spouse of retired U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major Henry Lee, Gen. Charles A. Flynn, U.S. Army Pacific commanding general pose for a photo June 6, 2023, during the MOKK award ceremony held at Historic Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

US Army Pacific Honors Distinguished Army Veteran

Jun. 03, 2023

During a ceremony held on Fort Shafter’s Historic Palm Circle, U.S. Army Pacific Commanding General Gen...
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Allied Amphibious Landing on Attu Island, 11 May 1943. High on a Ridge overlooking Chichagof Harbor, American soldiers load a shell into a small mortar. Chichagof Harbor was the last Japanese stronghold to fall on Attu Island.

Operation LANDCRAB; the Seizing of Attu Island i...

Jun. 02, 2023

May 30, marked the 80th anniversary of the end of Operation LANDCRAB, the Allied seizure of Attu in the...
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I Corps Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Xavier T. Brunson, speaks at the Commander's Corner at LANPAC 2023 about assurance to its allies, partners and friends, agile divisions, and the importance of pertinent data in the Indo-Pacific region. LANPAC 2023 is a three-day event where government, military and industry professionals network and discuss the future of the theater army. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Keaton Habeck)

How First Corps Fights in Support of the Theater...

May. 25, 2023

America’s First Corps is evolving the way it fights in the Indo-Pacific region. But, it’s not with rifles or...
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Joint Command Post Exercise between the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) and U.S Army
December 13, 2021
Col. Michael Child briefs the Japanese Chief of Staff, Joint Staff (escorted by Maj. Gen. Vowell - Commander of U.S. Army Reserve - Japan) on the DLD's capabilities and integration with Japan's Middle Army at Yama Sukura 81 in Dec 2021. Photo by Lt. Col. Daniel Powell, 206th Digital Liaison Detachment Operations Chief

Yama Sakura 81 reinforces strength of U.S-Japan alliance through world’s largest command post exercise
December 5, 2021
Members of the 陸上自衛隊 中部方面隊 along with Soldiers from 25th Infantry Division participated in the Yama Sakura 81 closing ceremony at Camp Itami Dec. 12.

This ends the successful 40th iteration of the exercise, and closing remarks were given by Lt. Gen. Shin Nozawa, 陸上自衛隊 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Middle Army commander, and Col Jeffrey A. VanAntwerp, 25th Infantry Division deputy commander for operations. 

Also in attendance was Maj. Gen. JB Vowell, U.S. Army Japan commanding general. Following the remarks by Nozawa and VanAntwerp, an award ceremony and group photo were held.

Yama Sakura 81 is the largest U.S.-Japan bilateral and joint command post exercise which enables participants to work as dedicated partners in support of the U.S.-Japan security alliance and for continued peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific. This year's exercise commemorates the 40th anniversary of Yama Sakura.

U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Donovan Zeanah

US Army launches Patriot missiles during Exercise Talisman Saber 21
July 17, 2021
Soldiers from 1-1 Air Defense Artillery Battalion fires a patriot missile during Exercise Talisman Sabre 21 on July 16, 2021, at Camp Growl located in Queensland, Australia. This is the ninth iteration of Talisman Sabre, a large-scale, bilateral military exercise between Australia and the U.S. involving more than 17,000 participants from seven nations. The month-long multi-domain exercise consists of a series of training events that reinforce the strong U.S./Australian alliance and demonstrate the U.S. Military’s unwavering commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Trevor Wild, 38th ADA BDE Public Affairs.)

Sharing Logistics Expertise; the 5th SFAB sends Soldiers to Papua New Guinea
June 7, 2021
Lt. Col. Jeremiah O'Connor receives a briefing from a contingent of military leaders from the Papua New Guinea Defense Force regarding the capabilities of a forward supply battalion at Murray Barracks, Papua New Guinea, May 24, 2021.  The U.S. Army Soldiers partnering with Papua New Guinea are assigned to the 6th Battalion, 5th Security Force Assistance Brigade, and will be training with the PNGDF for approximately a month.