U.S. Pacific Command


USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) is underway in the Pacific Ocean for Pacific Partnership

PACIFIC OCEAN (May 27, 2015) - The Military Sealift Command joint high-speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) is underway in the Pacific Ocean for Pacific Partnership 2015. Now in its tenth iteration, Pacific Partnership 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 have provided medical care to approximately 270,000 patients and veterinary services to more than 38,000 animals. Additionally, Pacific Partnership has provided critical infrastructure development to host nations through the completion of more than 180 engineering projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Christopher E. Tucker/Released)

"Dambusters", USS George Washington Train Near Guam

WATERS NEAR GUAM (May 28, 2015) - Chief Warrant Officer 3 Gregory Walker, air gunner for the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), and Sailors give clearance for an F/A-18E from the "Dambusters" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195 ship's flight deck. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, are on patrol in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. George Washington will conduct a hull-swap with the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) later this year after serving seven years as the U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier in Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bryan Mai/Released)

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