U.S. Army Maj. Kirk Thorsteinson stands in front of medical tents at Five Hills Training Area, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, June 14, 2019. Thorsteinson is a brigade chaplain with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 38th Alaska Army National Guard and is participating in Khaan Quest 2019 from June 14-28. Khaan Quest enables the relationship of mutual respect between the Mongolian and U.S. militaries to continue to flourish by incorporating multinational training exercises oriented around international peacekeeping operations. (U.S. Marine Corps illustration by Lance Cpl. Kindo Go. This photo consists of multiple images stitched together using the Brenizer method in order to create a portrait composite.)
U.S. chaplain participates in international exercise