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Rim of the Pacific 2016 Conducts Mass Casualty Drill

Military personnel conduct a mass casualty event during RIMAC 2016.

In this video blog below, Lt. Emily Lipsky, Coastal Riverine Group One’s senior medical officer, explains how Sailors and Soldiers provided simulated emergency medical response for a mass casualty drill with participants and coalition partners during Rim of the Pacific 2016. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 …

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RIMPAC 2014: From My Maritime Perspective

By Rear-Admiral Gilles Couturier RIMPAC 2014 Combined Forces Maritime Component CommanderOne could ask what it means to be the Combined Forces Maritime Component Commander (CFMCC) for RIMPAC 2014. But first, one needs to understand what I just said.The Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) is the largest maritime exercise in the …

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7th Fleet Relief Support Update (March 21)

From U.S. 7th Fleet Public Affairs USS BLUE RIDGE, At Sea (March 21, 2011) – A total of 12,750 personnel, 20 ships, and 140 aircraft of U.S. 7th Fleet are continuing to participate in Operation Tomodachi. Today, utilizing 14 helicopters, the fleet delivered more than 47 tons of relief supplies …

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