Militaries gather in Hawaii for massive maritime exercises

Jul 6, 2016

Militaries gather in Hawaii for massive maritime exercises

U.S. Pacific Fleet commander Adm. Scott Swift said Tuesday he wants all 26 nations participating in military exercises in Hawaii to leave better prepared to respond to humanitarian crises. Swift said he also wants participants to better understand what the best practices are for ...

China pushes soft power with hospital ship at RIMPAC

Jul 28, 2014

China pushes soft power with hospital ship at RIMPAC

On a Chinese hospital ship off Hawaii, crew members demonstrate traditional massage techniques to U.S. sailors. The mood is one of collegiality, even after China opted out of Japan-led humanitarian drills at the world’s largest international naval exercise. There are no guns in sight ...