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Faces Of The Fleet

ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 20, 2017) Sailors and midshipmen hold the phone and distance line on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) during a replenishment-at-sea with the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195). Iwo Jima is underway with Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) FOUR and the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducting PHIBRON-MEU Integrated Training in preparation for their upcoming deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dary M. Patten/Released)

“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 mission. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! GO NAVY! …

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Reflections on Papua New Guinea

Deputy Mission Commander for Pacific Partnership 2015, Captain Brian Delamont, RAN inspects a Bougainville Copra warehouse. Pacific Partnership is an annual US sponsored humanitarian and civic assistance mission aimed at strengthening international relationships with partner and host nations in the Asia-Pacific region. The Australian Defence Force is participating alongside regional military partners from the United States, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Canada, Fiji, Timor Leste and Singapore. Through Pacific Partnership, Australia is enhancing our ability to improve military and civilian coordination among nations and organisations that share a common interest in maintaining a stable and secure Asia-Pacific.

By Capt. Brian Delamont, Royal Australian Navy Pacific Partnership 2015, Deputy Mission Commander Our Pacific Partnership schedule of events is based on requests by the host nations, and Arawa, the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea was assessed as having the greatest need due to a generation of conflict …

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