US Army Pacific

Type: Organization
Name: US Army Pacific
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

US Army-Bangladesh exercise hones earthquake disaster response - Pacific

The largest humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise held annually in Bangladesh, attended by more than 150 civil and military authorities, wound up Thursday in the country’s capital of Dhaka. This was the fifth engagement between the government ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Change of command

0821a3-coc.jpgLt. Col. John. K. Tulifua speaks to troops, staff and guests of 1st Battalion, Warrior Transition Brigade-National Capital Region after assuming command of the unit from Lt. Col. Carl A. Curriera Aug. 15 on Fort Belvoir’s Long Parade Field. ... [Published Belvoir Eagle - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Training of RCAF will go on, US general says [America only uses Cambodia for its own interests, which is to contain China]

Gen. Pol Saroeun (R), Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, shakes hands with visiting Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Pacific in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Aug. 20, 2014. Cambodian and the United States senior ... [Published Khmerization - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Bangladesh: Fifth Annual Disaster Response Exercise & Exchange Kicks Off in Bangladesh

Source: Government of the United States of AmericaCountry: Bangladesh By Ms. Angela Kershner USARPAC DHAKA, Bangladesh, August 20, 2014 — Over 150 civil and military authorities convened at the Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka Monday to kick off the largest ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Garuda Canti Dharma 2014, Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) Capstone Opening Ceremony

Opening ceremony for Garuda Canti Dharma 2014, Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) Capstone Training Event. Indonesia-hosted event and U.S. sponsored multinational training event designed to train Indonesian National Defense Forces and GPOI Partner ... [Published DVIDS - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - Cambodian, U.S. senior military officials pledge to enhance ties

Cambodian, U.S. senior military officials pledge to enhance tiesContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.PHNOM PENH, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian and the U.S. senior military officials met here Wednesday and vowed to strengthen and expand bilateral ties and cooperation ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. military acquires hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

UNDATED (CNNMoney) -- The United States Army is looking at hydrogen fuel cell vehicles hoping that sometime in the near future they'll play some important military roles, maybe even on the battlefield.The military has been looking at alternative fuels ... [Published Todaysthv.com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mozena: 7.0 quake can topple 20% of city buildings

The US Ambassador to Bangladesh Dan Mozena yesterday said if a 7.0 Richter scale earthquake strikes Dhaka, at least 70,000 of the city's 350,000 buildings will collapse."The mind cannot even begin to fathom a disaster of this magnitude. But fathom it ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Chilean Army Commander in Chief visits CFE-DMHA

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii – Commander in Chief of the Chilean Army, Gen. Humberto Oviedo Arriagada, visited the Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance on Ford Island Aug. 13 to discuss disaster response best practices and ... [Published DVIDS - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

PA hosting 5-day CBRNE meet

By PNA and U.S. News Agency / AsianThe Philippine Army (PA) announced Monday that it is hosting the United States Army Pacific Command (USARPAC) consequence management all hazards chemical biological radiological and nuclear (CBRNE) subject matter expert ... [Published US News Las Vegas - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Quake-proof control centre stressed

Citing governmentstatistics, ambassador Dan Mozena said at least 70,000 of capital Dhaka’s350,000 buildings would collapse if a 7.0 Richter scale earthquake were tostrike the city.So, he said, a seismically “safe command and controlcenter” would be needed ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mozena for centralised control centre to minimise quake aftermath

:54:14 A A- A+ US Ambassador Dan W Mozena has stressed establishing a centralised command and control centre in Bangladesh with a view to carrying out rescue operation effectively following any earthquake to minimise the disaster aftermath. ‘…a centralised ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 18 2014]

Quotes

...disasters," said Mesbah ul Alam, secretary of the Bangladesh Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, in a statement released by USARPAC. "Cyclones, flood ... and drought are natural disasters that could happen. Historical instances in Bangladesh and adjoining areas indicate that Bangladesh is vulnerable to earthquake damage."
..."DREE will validate the plans that the government, civil society and other stakeholders have in place for responding to disaster," said Mozena. "Most especially, DREE will assess the effectiveness of these plans in addressing their critical need for effective communications."
...Vincent K Brooks, commanding general of the U S Army Pacific. "U S aid is essential to build capacity for Cambodian armed forces" Saroeun said, expressing gratitude to the U S Army f
...bolster relations and cooperation between the two armies and pledged to continue working with Cambodia for military human resource development. "We look forward to increasing military ties with Cambodia ranging from the infantry to the marine and the air force" he said

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US Army-Bangladesh exercise hones earthquake di... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 22 2014]
US Army-Bangladesh exercise hones earthquake di... [Published Stars and Stripes - Aug 22 2014]
Change of command [Published Belvoir Eagle - Aug 21 2014]
Training of RCAF will go on, US general says [A... [Published Khmerization - Aug 21 2014]
Bangladesh: Fifth Annual Disaster Response Exer... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 21 2014]
Training of RCAF will go on, US general says [Published Phnom Penh Post - Aug 21 2014]
Garuda Canti Dharma 2014, Global Peace Operatio... [Published DVIDS - Aug 20 2014]
Fifth annual DREE kicks off in Bangladesh [Published United States Army - Aug 20 2014]
XINHUA - Cambodian, U.S. senior military offici... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 20 2014]
Cambodian, U.S. senior military officials pledg... [Published China.org.cn - Aug 20 2014]
21 nations participate in largest peacekeeping ... [Published DVIDS - Aug 20 2014]
U.S. military acquires hydrogen fuel cell vehicles [Published Todaysthv.com - Aug 20 2014]
China ships planting markers in Phl zone [Published Philippine Star - Aug 19 2014]
Hawaii-based team named the 2014 Explosive Ordn... [Published United States Army - Aug 19 2014]
Mozena: 7.0 quake can topple 20% of city buildings [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 18 2014]
Chilean Army Commander in Chief visits CFE-DMHA [Published DVIDS - Aug 18 2014]
PA hosting 5-day CBRNE meet [Published US News Las Vegas - Aug 18 2014]
Quake-proof control centre stressed [Published Bdnews24.com - Aug 18 2014]
Mozena for centralised control centre to minimi... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 18 2014]
Porter native honored as Noncommissioned Office... [Published East Montgomery Observer - Aug 16 2014]
USARPAC Deputy Commander honored at Flying V ce... [Published United States Army - Aug 15 2014]
JMTC soldiers make the cut in Best Warrior comp... [Published Stars and Stripes - Aug 14 2014]
Army Logistics Changes Command [Published MidWeek - Aug 14 2014]
Three Army 'ohana' prepare for the All-Army Sof... [Published DVIDS - Aug 12 2014]
Anti-Terrorism Awareness Month Message from USA... [Published United States Army - Aug 08 2014]
Mortuary affairs Soldiers increase speed, mobility [Published DVIDS - Aug 06 2014]
Sanchez, Newest Army One-Star [Published DVIDS - Aug 06 2014]
New cavalry commander with 4th Brigade looking ... [Published El Paso Times - Aug 01 2014]
Tripler Army Medical Center conducts Change of ... [Published United States Army - Jul 28 2014]
Closing ceremony brings TB14 to a close [Published DVIDS - Jul 27 2014]
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Training of RCAF will go on, US general says [A... [Published Khmerization - Aug 21 2014]
Gen. Pol Saroeun (R), Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, shakes hands with visiting Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Pacific in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Aug. 20, 2014. Cambodian and the United States senior ...
Bangladesh: Fifth Annual Disaster Response Exer... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 21 2014]
Source: Government of the United States of AmericaCountry: Bangladesh By Ms. Angela Kershner USARPAC DHAKA, Bangladesh, August 20, 2014 — Over 150 civil and military authorities convened at the Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka Monday to kick off the largest ...
Night Fire Qualification [Published U.S. Army - Flickr Images - Jun 27 2014]
The U.S. Army posted a photo: Spc. Ian P. Balag, an information management specialist with the U.S. Army Pacific Support Unit located at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, fires his M16 rifle at the night qualification event at the 2014 Army Reserve Best ...
US Military Aid to Cambodia To Continue, Diplom... [Published Khmerization - Jun 12 2014]
Lt. Gen. Hun Manet, right, son of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and deputy commander of the Royal Cambodian Army and Commander of the National Counter Terror Special Force, talks with an U.S. Army Pacific Representative Brg. Gen. John Goodale, left, ...
Flashback: A reminder about Bowe Bergdahl’s des... [Published Michelle Malkin - Jun 01 2014]
While many people jumped aboard the Bowe Bergdahl bandwagon, I was not one of them. His release today in exchange for five Taliban commanders who had been in custody at Gitmo underscores troubling questions that have persisted since his alleged abduction. ...
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