15 Sep 2010

U.S. military forces conduct training exercises in Pacific

9:48 am on 15 September 2010

The U.S. military forces are conducting a series of integrated joint training exercises this month in the northern Pacific region.

The training exercise involves air force bombers, fighters, tankers and other support aircraft as well as a US Navy carrier strike group and Marine Corps unit.

Dubbed "Valiant Shield" the training focuses on integrated joint training among U.S. military forces while responding to a range of mission scenarios conducted in the vicinity of Guam and Palau

The U.S. Pacific Command says the training exercise runs until the 21 September.