1. Pacific Partnership Wraps Up Mission in Indonesia

    The Indonesia phase concluded June 9 after several weeks of work and professional exchanges on a variety of topics by members of the multinational Pacific Partnership team and their hosts.

    Service members from Indonesia and the United States stand in formation during a closing ceremony for the Indonesia phase of Pacific Partnership, June 9. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Stephen Oleksiak)
  2. Pacific Partnership Hosts Medical Symposium in Vietnam

    Topics discussed during the training June 9 at Da Nang Military Hospital included trauma management, wound care, triage, and toxicology.

    Lt. Cmdr. Ramiro Gutierrez speaks to a group of Vietnamese medical specialists during an emergency care training symposium. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Karolina A. Oseguera)
  3. PACFLT Remembers the Battle of Midway

    Members of U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) staff and military commands throughout Hawaii gathered to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Midway during a ceremony at PACFLT headquarters, June 6.

    Adm. Harry Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, addresses the audience during a ceremony at fleet headquarters to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Midway. (U.S. Navy/MC1 David Kolmel)
  4. Navy to Dive on Wreck of USS Houston during CARAT Indonesia

    In a training evolution to be conducted as part of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training exercise series, U.S. Navy divers, assisted by personnel from the Indonesian navy, will survey the World War II wreck of the cruiser USS Houston (CA 30) in June.

    Divers work from USNS Safeguard (T-ARS 50) during a previous CARAT exercise. (U.S. Navy file photo/MC1 N. Ross Taylor)
  5. Pacific Partnership 2014 Kicks Off in Vietnam

    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ship JS Kunisaki, carrying a multinational crew of U.S., Australian and Japanese personnel, arrived in Da Nang June 6 for Pacific Partnership 2014, beginning nine days of collaborative medical and engineering activities with the people of Vietnam.

    JS Kunisaki (LST 4003) approaches the port of Da Nang, the first stop for the ship during this year's Pacific Partnership mission. (U.S. Navy/Lt. Jesus Uranga)
  6. Army Veterinarians Conduct Professional Exchange in Indonesia

    Veterinarians from the U.S. Army Reserve shared expertise with Indonesian animal doctors and veterinarian medics during a veterinarian subject matter expert exchange in Ba'a, Indonesia, June 2-5 as part of Pacific Partnersip.

    U.S. Army Capt. Jane Lund, a veterinarian assigned to the 719th Medical Detachment Veterinarian Services, examines a sick baby goat during Pacific Partnership. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Dustin Q. Diaz)
  7. US Navy Returns to Portland for 105th Rose Festival

    USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and USS Spruance (DDG 111) will participate in the Portland Rose Festival June 5-9.

    USS Spruance (DDG 111) operates in the Pacific Northwest during last year's Trident Fury exercise with the Royal Canadian Navy. (U.S. Navy file photo/MCSA William Blees)
  8. Harris Stresses Pacific Relationships During Visit to Japanese Training Ships

    In a speech to a group of newly commissioned Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) officers June 3, Adm. Harry Harris Jr. stressed the importance of regional relationships in maintaining security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific while also commending them for their collective service.

    Adm. Harry Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, performs a ceremonial inspection of JS Kashima (TV 3508) sailors June 3 during their port visit to Pearl Harbor. (U.S. Navy/MC1 David Kolmel)
  9. Naval Exercise Enhances U.S., ROK Interoperability

    USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) are participating in a bilateral exercise with ships from the Republic of Korea Navy June 2-6.

    Lt. j.g. Courtney Keiser, right, works with Republic of Korea Navy Lt. Hyeoung Seok Noh in the combat information center aboard USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) during SHAREM. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Alonzo M. Archer)
  10. Pacific Partnership Trainers Teach Midwives Safe Birthing Techniques

    In an effort to boost medical readiness in the city of Kupang, Indonesia, service members from Pacific Partnership conducted a weeklong training program for local midwives to assist in the delivery of newborn babies.

    Indonesian midwives from Kupang demonstrate proper delivery techniques on their training mannequins May 31 during the Helping Babies Breathe training course as part of Pacific Partnership. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Stephen Oleksiak)

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