RIMPAC training has included small-unit insertions, urban-clearing operations and small-arms live-fire.
Joint Military Activities
Longstanding sensitivities over the presence of American troops in Japan also came up during Mattis' visit.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis announced Friday that he was suspending all major military exercises with the South Koreans.
The Saber Strike exercises come on the heels of Poland's proposal for a permanent U.S. military presence there.
Police training is crucial as Islamic extremists carry out increasingly bolder attacks in West Africa.
Since 2005, U.S. special operations forces have been conducting Flintlock joint military exercises in western Africa.
About 300,000 South Korean soldiers will be joined by more than 11,500 U.S. troops for a month-long operation dubbed Foal...
The five-day Vigilant Ace drill that involves some 230 aircraft -- including F-22 Raptor stealth jet fighters -- begins...
The incident happened during a NATO military exercise in Norway and resulted in Turkey withdrawing its 40 troops last week.
The four-day exercise in the western Pacific is the first triple-aircraft carrier drill in the region for a decade.