U.S. Army-Pacific sponsored a bilateral training exercise with the Indian army, May 3-17, that focused on the two countries’ cultures, weapons training and tactics.
Hurriane Iniki on Sept. 11, 1992, was the most damaging hurricane in Hawaii’s recorded history, causing billions in damage and the loss of six lives.
“You deserve fair, honest, direct conversation about this, and I’m not going to be cute with you at all. This is where we are. We’ll continue to look at it, (and) we’ll continue to do everything we can.”
Preparing to compete at this level requires a high amount of dedication and self-discipline. From written exams to essays, in addition to physical events, such as ruck marches and weapons qualification, this competition tests every facet of being a Soldier.
During the competition, Soldiers participated in events from land navigation, urban orienteering, reflexive fire, combatives tournament, a written essay and an oral board.