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America Spread Thin: West Pacific, March 2018

“We are going to have to stop being the policemen of the world.”-Donald Trump, August 2015 interview with Hugh Hewitt

Video, U.S. Marines assist with Cyclone Marcus clean-up in Australia, 22MAR2018:

Department of Defense video update on activities with Indonesia and Japan, 20MAR2018:

U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 4 Seabees building a school addition in Indonesia, under the gaze of students, 30MAR2018

Video, U.S. tax dollars at work supporting Pacific Partnership 2018 event at Teaching Farm University Dehasen near Bengkulu, Indonesia, 31MAR2018:

News media get U.S. taxpayer funded ride on MV-22B in Okinawa, Japan, 09MAR2018, after a series of V-22 crashes and other incidents

Intimidating Japanese news media with U.S. flags aboard MV-22B Osprey in Okinawa

Senator Elizabeth Warren visits U.S. Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, 27MAR2018

Department of Defense video, Iwo Jima and Korea:

Video of military personnel volunteering to make bread for Korean orphans:

Osan Girl Scouts of Osan Air Base donated almost 200 boxes of cookies to Seongju, Korea, 13MAR2018

A very sexist video about U.S. female military personnel in the Pacific:

Official opening ceremony for Pacific Partnership 2018, off the island of Yap, aboard USNS Brunswick, 20MAR2018

Since 2006, 22 partner nations around the globe have participated in Pacific Partnership providing medical/veterinary care and completing nearly 2-hundred engineering projects throughout the region.

At the end of march, the U.S. Army deployed animal care specialists to the island of Yap, Federated States of Micronesia: “There are no practicing veterinarians in Yap. The U.S. Army is the only branch of service with clinical veterinarians, and we are honored to be here in Yap working side-by-side with local professionals.”-Captain Adam Boe

“YAPS [Yap Animal Protection Society] consists of nearly twenty volunteers dedicated to bringing veterinarians from nearby countries through donations and fundraising campaigns.”-Captain Trevor Tenney

Video U.S. Navy hospital ship Bikini Atoll, Micronesia, 20MAR2018:

Aircrew Survival Equipmentman 1st Class Lisa Braulik, from Old Town, Idaho, aboard USS Bonhomme Richard in the Philippine Sea, 28MAR2018

USAF Band U.S. Embassy Celebration of Friendship with Kingdom of Thailand, 23MAR2018

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) recovery team Quang Nam Province, Vietnam, 25MAR2018

Video of USS Carl Vinson flying the Vietnamese flag, 06MAR2018, it was the first time in more than 40 years that a U.S. aircraft carrier was in Vietnam:

AMERICA SPREAD THIN: WEST ASIA, MARCH 2018