Regional Cooperation 18
Utah Army National Guard Spec. Chanson Hardy (right) and a Tajik National Army officer evaluate a scenario during command post exercise Regional Cooperation 18 (RC18) at Camp Edwards on Joint Base Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Sept. 15, 2018. Regional Cooperation is an annual exercise conducted by multiple national partners that strengthens military-to-military relationships between U.S. forces and nations in Central and South Asia. The exercise enhances regional security and stability by exercising a response to current regional security concerns. (U.S. Central Command Public Affairs photo by Tom Gagnier)