JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii. The world’s largest international maritime exercise RIMPAC 2018 concluded August 2 following more than a month of training events conducted in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.
Twenty-five nations, 46 surface ships, five submarines, 17 land forces, and more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel participated in Rim of the Pacific exercise 2018. This year’s RIMPAC iteration marked the 26th in the series that began in 1971 and is now held every two years.
Hosted by US Pacific Fleet, RIMPAC 2018 was led by US Vice Adm John D. Alexander, commander of the US 3rd Fleet, who served as the combined task force (CTF) commander. Royal Canadian Navy Rear Adm Bob Auchterlonie served as deputy commander of the CTF, and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Rear Adm. Hideyuki Oban was the vice commander. Fleet Marine Force was led by US Marine Corps Brig Gen Mark Hashimoto.
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