US, Indonesian Marines Deliver Food During Joint Exercise

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. J.C. Sosa and an Indonesian marine delivered food to a resident in Bandar Lampung, Indonesia, on May 16, 2024, as part of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia 24. This exercise aims to enhance the operational capabilities of the U.S. and partner navies in addressing both traditional and non-traditional maritime security challenges in the Indo-Pacific region.

The CARAT exercise underscores the commitment of the U.S. and its partners to work collaboratively in improving regional security and responding effectively to various maritime challenges. The food delivery initiative is a vital component of the exercise, demonstrating the humanitarian and community support aspects of the joint operations.–Photo By: Marine Corps Cpl. Aidan Hekker