Orient Shield promotes U.S.-Japan readiness, interoperability
“If there is something common across the [area of responsibility], it is the awareness that there is going to be a natural disaster. So nations are focusing on that,” said Army Col. Phillip Meade, the director of Pacom’s Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance.
Saber Junction reflects post-Afghanistan training model
Saber Junction 2012 kicked off Oct. 7 and will continue through October. It brings together almost 4,000 participants from the Army’s 2nd Cavalry Regiment and 17 allied and partner nations, as well as U.S. government agencies.