1st Lt. Charles Denike, left, conducts a final check of U.S. Navy Machinist Mate 2nd Class Brock Tetrick's equipment.
Queensland, Australia (Jun. 18, 2005) Executive Officer, U.S. Army Seventh Engineer Detachment (Dive), 1st Lt. Charles Denike, left, conducts a final check of U.S. Navy Machinist Mate 2nd Class Brock Tetrick's equipment during exercise Talisman Sabre 2005. Petty Officer Tetrick is a backup diver during a training evolution where divers from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, and the Australian Defense Force train together to search a pier for underwater explosives. Talisman Sabre is an exercise jointly sponsored by the U.S. Pacific Command and Australian Defense Force Joint Operations Command, and designed to train the U.S. Seventh Fleet commander's staff and Australian Joint Operations staff as a designated Combined Task Force (CTF) headquarters. The exercise focuses on crisis action planning and execution of contingency response operations. U.S. Pacific Command units and Australian forces will conduct land, sea and air training throughout the training area. More than 11,000 U.S. and 6,000 Australian personnel will participate. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Michelle R. Hammond File# 050618-N-6551H-013