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U.S. soldiers return to Palau after 37-year hiatus

  • SGT. 1ST CLASS WHITNEY HOUSTON / U.S. ARMY

    Pfc. Benjamin Alley is among the 150 soldiers who participated in a weeklong training exercise in Palau. Behind him is a C-130 Hercules on the runway of Palau International Airport.

U.S. Army Pacific just sent its largest contingent of soldiers to Palau in 37 years, and it likely will be a more frequent visitor with China’s reach and influence extending into remote Pacific islands and atolls. Read more

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