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  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Pacific Fleet will join international forces in the 10th Pacific Partnership mission, scheduled to begin in early June. This annual maritime operation will help improve disaster response preparedness while enhancing relationships among all participants. Led by the U.S. Navy, the Pacific Partnership 2015 (PP15) team includes personnel and assets from Australia, France, Japan, […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in Subic Bay, Philippines, Aug. 4, for the second half of its mission stop in the host nation for Pacific Partnership 2015. While in Subic Bay, medical staff aboard Mercy will perform surgical procedures working in conjunction with Operation Smile aboard the ship, and PP15 personnel will […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Training & Education

    The crew of the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) wrapped up their 10-day visit in Da Nang, Vietnam on August 28, completing the ship’s last mission stop of Pacific Partnership 2015. One of the highlights of the mission in Vietnam was a restorative medicine summit, where U.S. Navy and Vietnamese military surgeons shared their […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) left the shores of Fiji June 19, to continue its Pacific Partnership 2015 mission after working alongside Fijian military, government and health professionals treating thousands of patients, conducting public health engagements and constructing new school facilities. The PP15 team met with the people of Fiji in Suva and […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command joint high speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) arrived in San Fernando City, Philippines, Aug. 4 for its fourth stop of Pacific Partnership 2015. Millinocket and embarked Task Force Forager, led by an expeditionary command element from the Navy’s 30th Naval Construction Regiment (30 NCR) from Port Hueneme, California, are currently […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command joint high speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) arrived in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, June 21 for the ship’s second stop of Pacific Partnership 2015. Millinocket and embarked Task Force Forager, led by an expeditionary command element from the Navy’s 30th Naval Construction Regiment (30 NCR) from Port Hueneme, California, […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations June 4 in support of Pacific Partnership 2015. Mercy, from Naval Base San Diego, California, is currently serving as the primary platform for Pacific Partnership 2015. The secondary platform for the mission is the Military Sealift […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The quick reactions of personnel from Pacific Partnership and the Military Sealift Command joint high speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) saved the life of a man who was drowning in the waters near the ship July 10. After the vessel arrived in port earlier in the day for its third stop of Pacific Partnership […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Training & Education

    The people of the Solomon Islands and members of Pacific Partnership 2015 celebrated the completion of a successful two-week mission by the Military Sealift Command joint high speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) July 24. Millinocket and embarked Task Forager provided medical, engineering, veterinary and dental support to Guadalcanal and Maliata citizens. The leadership of […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Military Sealift Command joint high speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations May 31 in support of Pacific Partnership 2015 (PP15). Millinocket and embarked Task Force Forager, led by an expeditionary command element from the Navy’s 30th Naval Construction Regiment (30 NCR) from Port Hueneme, California, […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Authorities

    Building and sustaining relationships was the underlying theme of the opening ceremony of the Pacific Partnership 2015 mission in Solomon Islands. In his speech, Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare emphasized the longstanding relationship the two countries have shared saying that the relationship between the two countries “goes back since the second world war.” U.S. Ambassador […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Military Sealift Command hospital ships USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) and USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) recently returned to their homeports. Mercy returned to Naval Base San Diego Sept. 27, after a nearly five-month deployment in support of Pacific Partnership 2015. The mission provided humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Comfort returned to […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) completed its 14-day mission to Papua New Guinea July 10 for Pacific Partnership 2015. The vessel worked with host nation military, government and healthcare professionals and community leaders to improve disaster relief response capabilities in the region. The mission was conducted in two locations – the town of […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy ship (T-AH 19) arrived in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, June 5 for the second half of its mission stop in the host nation for Pacific Partnership 2015. While in Rabaul, PP15 personnel will work and train side-by-side with the community on civic service events, safety topics, medical […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command joint high speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) pulled into the Independent Republic of Kiribati June 3, the first mission visit of 2015. The Kiribati mission kicked off with an opening ceremony on the ship’s flight deck with many honored guests including the President of the Independent Republic of Kiribati, His […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departed Subic Bay, Philippines, Aug. 14 after completing a 10-day mission stop for Pacific Partnership 2015. During the second stop of the Philippines mission, U.S., partner nation and host nation service members and non-governmental organizations conducted subject matter expert exchanges, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief symposiums, veterinary engagements […]

  • 1 July 2015

    The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command hospital ship, USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), on June 30th sent her MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter to retrieve six injured people from a small land mass, Han Island, located in Papua New Guinea. USNS Mercy received all six patients, including an 18-month old infant, who were immediately provided medical care. […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departed Roxas City, Philippines, Aug. 2 after completing a 16-day mission stop for Pacific Partnership 2015. During the first stop of the Philippines mission, U.S., partner nation, and host nation service members and non-governmental organizations conducted subject matter expert exchanges, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief symposiums, engineering projects, […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities

    The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations Sept. 13 as Pacific Partnership 2015 nears its conclusion. Mercy, which departed Naval Base San Diego on May 17 for the beginning of PP15, served as the primary platform for the mission. The secondary platform for the mission was […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Twenty-four Australian Defence Force personnel have arrived in Bougainville onboard United States Navy Ship Mercy for Pacific Partnership 2015. More than 650 military personnel, as well as host nation and non-government organisation civilians will support the mission. Conducted annually, Pacific Partnership is a United States-sponsored humanitarian and civic assistance mission aimed at strengthening international relationships […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) and joint high speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) arrived in Da Nang Vietnam Aug. 17 for their last mission stops of Pacific Partnership 2015. While in Da Nang, U.S. and partner nation service members as well as non-governmental organizations will work together to conduct subject matter expert […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in Roxas City, Philippines, July 18 for the first half of its mission stop in the host nation for Pacific Partnership 2015. While in Roxas City, medical staff aboard Mercy will perform surgical procedures and will host community health engagements, and also provide direct […]

  • 28 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s hospital ship USNS Mercy ship (T-AH 19) arrived in Arawa, the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, on June 26 for its second mission stop of Pacific Partnership 2015. While in Arawa, PP15 personnel will work and train side-by-side with the community on civic service events, women’s leadership and safety topics, medical […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Australian and United States personnel involved in PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2015 onboard hospital ship USNS Mercy have exercised their cooperative response to a notional disaster as part of their training for the real thing. United States Naval Ship Mercy, a 300-bed hospital ship which can expand capacity to 1,000 beds if required, is currently deployed to […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in Suva, Fiji, June 7 for its first mission port visit of Pacific Partnership (PP15) 2015. This is the first visit to Fiji by a U.S. Navy vessel in nine years. Fiji and Mercy will host several subject matter expert exchanges and classes on […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Hawaii (SSN 776) participated in the 2015 Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise (ASWEX) with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) as part of their Western Pacific deployment Feb. 8-16. ASWEX is an annual event hosted by the JMSDF that included four JMSDF submarines, one U.S. submarine, three surface vessels and multiple aircraft […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Authorities

    Adm. Harry Harris Jr., commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet conducted an all hands call at Commander Logistics Group Western Pacific (COMLOG WESTPAC) in Singapore, Dec. 18, during a trip to strengthen maritime partnerships in support of America’s rebalance to the Indo-Asia-Pacific. Following two days of leadership engagements in Vietnam, the visit to Singapore marked […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. 7th Fleet will rotationally deploy two P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to Singapore from July 15 through August 12 in support of shared maritime security initiatives, the U.S. Navy said. The aircraft are assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 5 that is forward deployed to Japan and participating in maritime security cooperation exercises across […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) is scheduled to return from an independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean Oct. 23. Deployed since March, the crew of more than 300 Sailors steamed a total of 48,550 nautical miles across the U.S. 3rd and 7th Fleet areas of operation. While deployed Preble conducted various theater […]