As China’s Influence Grows, Washington Rediscovers the Pacific Islands

U.S. Marine pilots with Marine Helicopter Squadron One practice landing and take-off of Marine One on the south lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., March 18, 2017. The Marine pilots practice manuevering the Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King as part of their training to support the President of the United States. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by: Lance Cpl. Micha R. Pierce)