U.S. Pacific Command


Pacific Partnership Underway in Papua New Guinea

ARAWA,Papua New Guinea (June 28, 2015) - A team of Navy Seabees and Air Force REDHORSE engineers unload a ship in preparation for construction operations during Pacific Partnership. The team will refurbish and construct two projects for schools in the Arawa area. The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is currently in Papua New Guinea for its second mission port of Pacific Partnership 2015. 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, 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 MC1 Trevor Andersen)

U.S. Marines and Army Cadets Conduct Combat First Aid Training in Mongolia During Exercise Khaan Quest

FIVE HILLS TRAINING AREA, Mongolia (June 27, 2015) - U.S. Marines and U.S. Army cadets carry simulated casualties to a safe zone as part of combat first aid training during Khaan Quest 2015. Khaan Quest is a regularly scheduled, multinational exercise hosted annually by Mongolian Armed Forces and co-sponsored by U.S. Army, Pacific, and U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific. The U.S. Marines are with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment currently assigned to 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force under the unit deployment program. The U.S. Army cadets are with U.S. Army Cadet Command Cultural Understanding and Language Program. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cedric R. Haller II/Released)

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