SOLLIMS Sampler Volume 8, Issue 1 - Page 16

Recommendation. Key Civil Affairs personnel should be required to attend the USAID JHOC and UNOCHA SHARED courses in order to be prepared for future real world HA/DR events. Implications. If this recommendation is not followed, personnel will require "on the job" training, and during a real disaster this will delay the responsiveness and effectiveness of military support to the humanitarian community and the host nation. Event Description. This lesson was submitted by 1LT Ryan Garcia covering insights provided by COL Blaise Zandoli and LTC Scott Moore, 351 CACOM, in regard to the 2016 RIMPAC exercise. Lesson Authors: COL Blaise Zandoli (Chief), LTC Scott Moore & 1LT Ryan Garcia – 351 Civil Affairs Command, Functional Specialty Team ________________________________________________________________ RIMPAC 2016 / Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI, United States (12 July 2016) “U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 445th Civil Affairs Battalion set up a field hospital for Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2016. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans.” (Photo Credit: Still from Video by Petty Officer 2 nd Class Antonio Turretto Ramos, Commander, U.S. 3 rd Fleet) Table of Contents | Quick Look | Contact PKSOI Page 15 of 28