In this Jan. 17, 2013 photo provided by U.S. Army Pacific, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Roger Mathews, left, and Australian Defence Forces Maj. Gen. Richard Burr salutes during a ceremony welcoming Burr to Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Burr's unprecedented appointment to be deputy commanding general at U.S. Army Pacific is the first time a non-American has served in such a high-ranking position at a command like this. The move symbolizes the Army's push to connect more with allies and friendly nations in the Pacific as the Obama administration rebalances national defense strategy toward the region.(AP Photo/U.S. Army Pacific, Angela Kershner)

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In this Jan. 17, 2013 photo provided by U.S. Army Pacific, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Roger Mathews, left, and Australian Defence Forces Maj. Gen. Richard Burr salutes during a ceremony welcoming Burr to Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Burr's unprecedented appointment to be deputy commanding general at U.S. Army Pacific is the first time a non-American has served in such a high-ranking position at a command like this.  The move  symbolizes the Army's push to connect more with allies and friendly nations in the Pacific as the Obama administration rebalances national defense strategy toward the region.(AP Photo/U.S. Army Pacific, Angela Kershner)
In this Jan. 17, 2013 photo provided by U.S. Army Pacific, U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Roger Mathews, left, and Australian Defence Forces Maj. Gen. Richard Burr salutes during a ceremony welcoming Burr to Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Burr's unprecedented appointment to be deputy commanding general at U.S. Army Pacific is the first time a non-American has served in such a high-ranking position at a command like this. The move symbolizes the Army's push to connect more with allies and friendly nations in the Pacific as the Obama administration rebalances national defense strategy toward the region.(AP Photo/U.S. Army Pacific, Angela Kershner)
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