Adm. Patrick Walsh, left, and Brig. Gen. Richard Simcock carry a wreath to be placed on the Guadacanal Monument.

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HONIARA, Solomon Islands (June 29, 2011) Adm. Patrick Walsh, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, left, and Secretary of Defense South/Southeast Asia Principal Director of Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Richard Simcock, carry a wreath to be placed on the Guadacanal Monument in honor of American service members who died during the Guadacanal campagin. Walsh and Simcock are part of a U.S. delegation led by Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt Campbell, currently visiting nations throughout the South Pacific to engage in discussions to enhance bilateral political, economic and security relations in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Weiler/Released)

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 HONIARA, Solomon Islands (June 29, 2011) Adm. Patrick Walsh, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, left, and Secretary of Defense South/Southeast Asia Principal Director of Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Richard Simcock, carry a wreath to be placed on the Guadacanal Monument in honor of American service members who died during the Guadacanal campagin. Walsh and Simcock are part of a U.S. delegation led by Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt Campbell, currently visiting nations throughout the South Pacific to engage in discussions to enhance bilateral political, economic and security relations in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Weiler/Released)