1. Donation Ceremony Held for Children of the Philippines

    Staff members supporting Pacific Partnership 2012 held a donation ceremony at the Calbayog Special Education Center in the Philippines, June 22, as part of PP12.

  2. George Washington CSG To Exercise With JMSDF, ROK Navy

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group is conducting a trilateral exercise with ships and aircraft from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and the Republic of Korea Navy, June 21-22 in the East China Sea.

    In this file photo, an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Dambusters" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195 flies over aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during flight operations in the Pacific Ocean, June 14. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Neal Young)
  3. Makin Island ARG to return from deployment

    The amphibious ready group, led by USS Makin Island, returns to San Diego, June 22, following a seven-month deployment.

    In this file photo, amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), left, amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), and amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) transit the Indian Ocean, May 8. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist John Lill)
  4. Nimitz Coordinates Counter Narcotics Seizure

    Aircraft carrier USS Nimitz coordinated efforts with USS Princeton, HSC 6, HSM 75, and the Mexican navy to retrieve 186 bales of marijuana, June 16.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (June 16, 2012) Sailors in a rigid-hull inflatable boat from the guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) retrieve 186 bales of marijuana, June 16, which were apparently destined for the United States. (U.S. Navy photo)
  5. US, PP12 Partners Combine To Conduct First X-Ray On Remote Island

    U.S. and Australian military personnel assigned to Pacific Partnership 2012 worked with Indonesian locals to perform the first X-ray on the remote island of Talaud, June 11.

    SANGIHE, Indonesia (June 11, 2012) U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman First Class Michael Hitefield, left, checks the amperage on a sterilizer machine during a biomedical civic action project during Pacific Partnership. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman)
  6. Service Members From The Netherlands Join Pacific Partnership

    A team of eight personnel from the Royal Netherlands Armed Forces boarded Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy to help support Pacific Partnership 2012, June 17.

  7. Reservists Bring New Perspectives to Pacific Partnership Mission

    Reservists from across the U.S Armed Forces are bringing new perspectives and skill sets to the Pacific Partnership mission, June 17.

  8. Mercy Hospital Corpsmen Celebrate 114th Birthday

    Hospital corpsmen aboard Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy took time out from Pacific Partnership to join hundreds of caregivers around the world in celebrating the 114th birthday and rich history of the Hospital Corps, June 17.

  9. Pacific Partnership arrives in the Philippines

    Hospital ship USNS Mercy arrived in the Philippines June 18 to begin the second host nation visit of the Pacific Partnership 2012 mission.

    In this file photo, USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) transits through the Pacific Ocean, May 26. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)
  10. Pacific Fleet Band Builds Friendships

    The U.S. Pacific Fleet Band gave special performances and workshops at local shopping malls, elementary schools, and at medical clinics during a visit to the North Sulawesi province May 31 - June 15 as part of Pacific Partnership.

    NORTH SULAWESI, Indonesia (June 11, 2012) Musician 3rd Class Steve Lamonica interacts with a local resident as she plays the tambourine during a U.S. Pacific Fleet Band concert on the island of Sangihe as part of Pacific Partnership. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)