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130803-M-MG222-006.JPG Photo By: Sgt. Ben Eberle

Aug 4, 2013
FIVE HILLS TRAINING AREA, Mongolia - Admiral Samuel Locklear, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, ducks into a ger (traditional Mongolian hut) at Five Hills Training Area following the Khaan Quest 2013 opening ceremony, Aug. 3. Approximately 1,000 service members from 13 different nations are participating in Khaan Quest 2013, which consists of a command post exercise and field training exercise at Five Hills Training Area, both focusing on peacekeeping and stability operations. Mongolian and U.S. armed forces, along with other regional partners, will also participate in Engineering Civic Action Program (ENCAP) projects, as well as Cooperative Health Engagement (CHE) events in Ulaanbaatar, enhancing joint Mongolian-U.S. medical and engineering capabilities and providing outreach to underserved communities.


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