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Deepening the United States-ASEAN People-to-People Relationship: Investing in education, cultural exchange, and the next generation of leaders

The strength of U.S.-ASEAN relations is anchored in the friendship shared by our combined one billion people. Each year the United States provides more than $70 million to support educational and cultural exchanges with the people of Southeast Asia, which foster greater understanding, enhance cooperation, and create lifelong friendships that increase the long-term strength and ... Read More»

Senior U.S. and Indonesian Military Leaders Launch Super Garuda Shield 2023

Surabaya – Super Garuda Shield 2023 officially launched on August 31 following separate opening ceremonies attended by senior U.S. and Indonesian military leaders in East Java.  This year’s exercise is the second iteration of Super Garuda Shield, evolved from the Garuda Shield exchanges first held in 2009, and brings together seven participating nations and 12 observing ... Read More»

United States, Indonesia, and Five Other Nations to Begin Super Garuda Shield 2023

JAKARTA - In a powerful demonstration of multilateral solidarity to safeguard a free and open Indo-Pacific region, military services from the United States, Indonesia, Japan, Australia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and France will participate in Super Garuda Shield 2023 at multiple training locations in Indonesia from August 31 to September 13, 2023.  Read More»