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Jan. 23, 2023

U.S. Provides PHO 118 Million Grant to Support 5G Deployment in the Philippines

The United States government, through the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), is providing NOW Telecom Company, Inc. a Php 118 million ($2.15 million) grant to fund a feasibility study for the development of reliable and secure nationwide 5G mobile and broadband networks in the Philippines.

Jan. 12, 2023

U.S. and Japanese Leaders Chart Path to Strengthen 'Cornerstone' Alliance

U.S. and Japanese security officials have announced a series of initiatives that will strengthen the alliance between the two nations and help guarantee a free and open Indo-Pacific.

Oct. 11, 2022

Alaska National Guard, Partner Mongolia Join Gobi Wolf Exercise

The Alaska National Guard (AKNG) and Mongolia participated in Gobi Wolf 2022, an international exercise focused on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, in Bayankhongor Province, Mongolia, Sept. 5-10.

Oct. 3, 2022

U.S., Australian Defense Leaders Stress Importance of Alliance System

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and Australian Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles, who also serves as his country's defense minister, stressed the importance of the alliance system in the Indo-Pacific region after a meeting in Hawaii.

May 24, 2022

U.S. Donates Vehicles to Support Republic of Fiji Military Forces’ Peacekeeping Efforts

Yesterday the U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Tony Greubel donated four vehicles worth approximately FJ$487,000 (US $224,000) to the Government of Fiji in a handover ceremony at the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) Queen Elizabeth Barracks. Chargé d’affaires Greubel said, “The United States is proud of the partnership that we have built with

May 24, 2022

U.S. Donates Vehicles to Support Republic of Fiji Military Forces’ Peacekeeping Efforts

Yesterday the U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Tony Greubel donated four vehicles worth approximately FJ$487,000 (US $224,000) to the Government of Fiji in a handover ceremony at the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) Queen Elizabeth Barracks.

April 4, 2022

General Flynn’s Visit Highlights Strong U.S. – Malaysia Defense Ties

U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) General Charles A. Flynn visited Kuala Lumpur from Mar 27-28, 2022 to reinforce the strong ties between the United States and Malaysia.

March 8, 2022

Royal Thai Army Makes Stryker History at Cobra Gold

The M1129 Stryker mortar system is an infantry carrier vehicle, descendant of the Swiss Mowag Piranha III, accommodating a 120mm mortar system that fires a suite of mortar ammunition and first employed in 2005. After 17 years, the U.S. Army is sharing this technology and weaponry with a close ally of the Indo-Pacific: The Kingdom of Thailand.

Feb. 9, 2022

The U.S. and Australia: A Vital Partnership for the Indo-Pacific Region and the World

As democratic anchors in the Indo-Pacific, the United States and Australia share an unshakeable commitment to defending freedom and democracy, championing opportunity, upholding human rights, respecting the rule of law, and countering state-sponsored disinformation.

Jan. 28, 2022

Master the Jungle: Counter Insurgency in Nepal

Nepal Army Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare Course (CIJW) is designed to train students to master the complexities of the physical jungle, as well as the intricacies of the human domain within the challenging Counter Insurgency (COIN) battlespace.

Jan. 4, 2022

799,110 Pfizer Doses Donated by the U.S. Arrive in Lao PDR

Lao PDR received a new shipment of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, Jan. 2, which is a donation by the United States through the COVAX Facility - a partnership co-led by Gavi, the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), and the World Health Organization (WHO), with UNICEF as a key delivery partner.

Nov. 8, 2021

Vietnam Receives 2,873,520 Additional Pfizer Vaccine Doses from COVAX Made Available by the U.S.

 The U.S. Mission to Vietnam is proud to partner with Vietnam to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The United States, in partnership with COVAX, is providing 2,873,520 additional life-saving doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to Vietnam. 1,316,250 doses arrived on November 6 in Hanoi, and 1,557,270 doses arrived in two shipments on November 7 and 8 in Ho Chi Minh City. This is the seventh delivery to Vietnam, totaling more than 15 million COVID-19 vaccine doses made available by the United States.

Oct. 14, 2021

U.S. Government Grant to Enhance Food Security in Fiji

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has announced the award of a $350,000 (FJ$ 733,000) grant to the University of Fiji to support food security and develop alternative sustainable livelihoods in two rural communities in Fiji’s Western Division.

Oct. 13, 2021

U.S. Donates Vaccine Refrigerators to Help Thailand Fight COVID-19

The top American military officer for the Indo-Pacific and the Thai Minister of Public Health presided over a ceremony to celebrate the U.S. donation of 200 vaccine refrigerators to Thailand to support efforts to bring life-saving vaccines to the Thai people.

Oct. 7, 2021

U.S. Delivers Additional 5.57 Million Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines to the Philippines

The U.S., in partnership with the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility, delivered an additional 5,575,050 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines as part of its worldwide effort to help end COVID-19.

Oct. 6, 2021

Mongolia Receives 899,730 Additional Pfizer Vaccine Doses Donated by the United States through COVAX

The United States is delighted to announce that the U.S. donation of 899,730 more Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses has arrived in Mongolia. These doses were delivered through COVAX and came directly from the Pfizer manufacturing plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Oct. 6, 2021

U.S. Donates Additional 2.5 Million Pfizer Vaccines to Bangladesh for a Total of 11.5 Million Doses

Today, U.S. Ambassador Earl R. Miller handed over a donation of 2.5 million doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to Bangladesh, a gift from the American people.

Sept. 21, 2021

U.S. Provides 2.58 Million More Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines to the Philippines

The U.S. partnered with the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility to deliver an additional 2,582,190 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines as part of its worldwide effort to help end COVID-19.

Sept. 21, 2021

The United States’ Donation of 4.6 Million Pfizer Vaccines to Indonesia Begins to Arrive

he United States Government and the American people stand with the people of Indonesia in the fight against COVID-19. Following President Biden’s pledge, the United States is donating 4.6 million doses of Pfizer vaccines to Indonesia to fight COVID-19 in partnership with COVAX.

Sept. 14, 2021

U.S. Provides Additional $3.7 Million (10.5 Billion MNT) for Urgent COVID-19 Assistance in Mongolia

The U.S., through the United States Agency for International Development, announced $3.7 million in additional urgent COVID-19 assistance for Mongolia. This assistance will provide life-saving medicine, testing kits, urgent medical equipment and supplies, oxygen therapy, and personal protective equipment (PPE).

Sept. 13, 2021

U.S. Indo-Pacific Command co-host 14th Annual Indo-Pacific Intelligence Chiefs Conference 2021 with the Maldives National Defense Force

The 14th annual Indo-Pacific Intelligence Chiefs Conference (IPICC) 2021 kicked off Sept. 5, bringing together military intelligence chiefs from across the Indo-Pacific region in the Maldives to discuss regional issues and shared security challenges.

Sept. 7, 2021

U.S. Indo-Pacific Command co-host 14th Annual Indo-Pacific Intelligence Chiefs Conference 2022 with the Maldives National Defense Force

The 14th annual Indo-Pacific Intelligence Chiefs Conference (IPICC) 2022 kicked off Sept. 5, bringing together military intelligence chiefs from across the Indo-Pacific region in the Maldives to discuss regional issues and shared security challenges.

Aug. 20, 2021

U.S. Indopacom Hosts 2021 Chiefs of Defense Conference

The 23rd annual Chiefs of Defense (CHOD) Conference, held by U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, concluded August 18.

July 8, 2021

U.S. Delivers Php48.5 Million in Weapons and Munitions to AFP

On July 4, officials from the Joint United States Military Assistance Group – Philippines (JUSMAG-P) delivered Php48.5 million ($1 million) worth of new weapons and munitions to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) at Clark Air Base.

June 28, 2021

U.S. Embassy and the Government of Timor-Leste Agree on Joint Rehabilitation of Baucau Airfield

U.S. Ambassador to Timor-Leste Kevin Blackstone and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Planning and Territory Jose Maria dos Reis signed two important Memoranda of Understanding on June 28, 2021 at the Office of the Ministry of Planning and Territory (MPO), launching the joint rehabilitation of Baucau Airfield, and intent to engage in good faith discussions regarding potential U.S. Government support for the civil aviation sector in Timor-Leste.