President Obama arrived in Bali, Indonesia on Thursday evening local time (5:24 a.m. in Washington) after wrapping up a two-day visit to Australia with a pep-rally-style appearance before a crowd of Aussie soldiers.
Obama, who began his Asia Pacific trip by hosting the APEC summit in Hawaii, then went to Australia to announce a new U.S.-Australian military partnership, will attend a summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations while in Indonesia. He was greeted in Bali by the following dignitaries:
— Scot Marciel, U.S. ambassador to Indonesia
— David Carden, U.S. representative to ASEAN, and his wife, Rebecca Riley
— Col. Russell N. Bailey, defense attache
— Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Indonesian defense minister
— Inspector General Totoy Herawan Indra, Bali police chief
— Lieutenant Col. JumartoNgurah, commander of Rai Air Force Base
— Dino Patti Djalal Ambassador Ahmad Rusdi, Indonesian ambassador to the United States.