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USNS Mercy in the Philippines for Pacific Partnership

SUBIC BAY, Philippines (Aug 4, 2015) - The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is moored at Subic Bay during Pacific Partnership 2015 (PP15). Mercy is currently in the Philippines for its third mission port of PP15. Pacific Partnership is in its tenth 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, PP 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 Senior Airman Peter Reft/Released)

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