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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your …

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SEACAT: A Southeast Asian Multilateral Powerhouse

By Cmdr. Greg Adams N7 Theater Security Cooperation, U.S. 7th Fleet, Task Force 73 Amidst recent calls for more multilateralism in our traditionally bilateral exercises, Southeast Asia Cooperation And Training (SEACAT) stands tall as the only multilateral information sharing exercise of its kind in Southeast Asia. A relatively small exercise …

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Pacific Partnership 2015 Global Impact – Pharmacy

RABAUL, Papua New Guinea (July 7, 2015) Hospitalman Timothy Wright (left) and Japan Ground Self Defense Force 1st Lt. Yuya Yamaguchi, both pharmacy technicians assigned to the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), talk to patients at Malaguna Technical School during a community health engagement as part of pacific Partnership 2015. Mercy is currently in Papua New Guinea for its second mission port of PP15. Pacific Partnership is in its 10th iteration and is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. While training for crisis conditions, Pacific Partnership missions to date have provided real world medical care to approximately 270,000 patients and veterinary services to more than 38,000 animals. Critical infrastructure development has been supported in host nations during more than 180 engineering projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Greg Badger/Released)

By HN Timothy Wright, Pharmacy, USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) As a pharmacy technician serving in the U.S. Navy, I was given the opportunity to deploy on board USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) in support of Pacific Partnership 2015. Pacific Partnership is a yearly humanitarian and disaster response preparedness mission conducted by U.S. and …

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Reflections on Vietnam

Lt. Jiem Paoli participates in a critical care nursing subject matter expert exchange at Da Nang Central Hospital during Pacific Partnership 2015. The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is currently in Vietnam for its fourth mission port of PP15. Pacific Partnership is in its 10th iteration and is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. While training for crisis conditions, Pacific Partnership missions to date have provided real world medical care to approximately 270,000 patients and veterinary services to more than 38,000 animals. Critical infrastructure development has been supported in host nations during more than 180 engineering projects. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Shawn Bryant/RELEASED)

By Capt. Chris Engdahl Mission Commander, Pacific Partnership 2015 Would it surprise you to know that Pacific Partnership 2015 just completed the sixth Pacific Partnership visit to Vietnam? What if I told you President Sang of Vietnam had visited President Obama to build upon the U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership a few …

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