1. Multinational Team Of Engineers Build Foundation To Outlast Typhoons, Floods

    A joint, multinational team of engineers completed the foundation and addressed flooding issues at a Vietnamese medical clinic as part of Pacific Partnership 2012, July 14.

    VINH, Vietnam (July 14, 2012) Warrant Officer 2nd Class Zainudiw Sajat helps pour cement during an engineering civic action project at Hung Lam as part of Pacific Partnership 2012. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)
  2. Secretary Of The Navy Presents Awards To JMSDF Leaders

    The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus awarded medals to two Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force leaders, July 16, during a ceremony aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship, USS Blue Ridge.

    YOKOSUKA, Japan (July 16, 2012) Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, left, awards the Meritorious Service Medal to Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Command Master Chief Takenori Shimoyuse, the fleet command master chief for the Self-Defense Fleet, aboard U.S 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) during to an award ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Mel Orr)
  3. PP12 Helps Keep Vision Clear For The Future

    Service members and civilians worked together to provide eye exams and glasses to patients in Vinh, Vietnam, during a medical civic action project July 13, as part of Pacific Partnership 2012.

    VINH, Vietnam (July 13, 2012) U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jason Choate, center, watches a Vietnamese boy try on his new glasses at a medical civil action project (MEDCAP) in support of Pacific Partnership 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen)
  4. American, Vietnamese Doctors Perform Innovative Surgery During PP12

    American and Vietnamese doctors performed a Pacific Partnership medical-first aboard Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy July 14, during Pacific Partnership 2012's visit to Vinh, Vietnam.

  5. Acupuncturist Re-Visits His Ancient Craft

    A volunteer acupuncturist with Pacific Partnership 2012 dipped into the well of ancient knowledge to better understand his craft while working in Vinh, Vietnam, July 13.

    VINH, Vietnam (July 13, 2012) Aaron Cook, left, a University of California San Diego volunteer, and a local acupuncturist practice techniques in pulse reading during an acupuncture subject matter expert exchange at the Vinh City Hospital during Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen)
  6. Vandegrift, Sampson, Waesche Arrive in Singapore for CARAT

    The three ships arrived at Changi Naval Base July 15 and will participate in exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore 2012.

    Crew members of USS Vandergrift (FFG 48) moor at Changi Naval Base in the vicinity of USCGC Waesche (WMSL 751) and USS Sampson (DDG 102) July 15 in preparation for exercise CARAT Singapore. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Gerardo Jimenez)
  7. VAQ-132 begins deployment aboard NAF Misawa

    Electronic Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 132 arrived in Misawa, Japan, July 14 for a six-month deployment in support of U.S. 7th Fleet.

    An Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 crew member directs an EA-18G Growler as it taxis down the Naval Air Facility Misawa ramp, July 14. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Daniel Sanford)
  8. Pacific Partnership Physician Saves Man After Cardiac Arrest

    In Vietnam for Pacific Partnership, Lt. Cmdr. Marion Gregg's response to a Vietnamese woman's cries for help saved a man's life in Vinh, July 10.

    VINH, Vietnam (July 12, 2012) Lt. Cmdr. Marion Gregg listens to the lungs of a Vietnamese woman at a medical civic action project site at Nguyen Thi Minh Khal Primary School during Pacific Partnership 2012. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)
  9. Cambodia Engineering Projects Breaking Ground For Pacific Partnership

    Navy Seabees and members of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces broke ground at two separate locations for maternity wards scheduled to be completed July 18 as part of Pacific Partnership.

    Combined U.S. Navy and Royal Cambodian Army engineering members place the finishing touches on the grade beam, which provides stabilization for the forthcoming walls of the new Kampung Kreng Health Clinic maternity building in Cambodia, June 26. (U.S. Navy Photo by Equipment Operator 3rd Class (SCW) Bethany Spinney)
  10. George Washington Sailors Volunteer at Hong Kong Dog Rescue

    Nearly 20 USS George Washington and embarked Carrier Air Wing 5 Sailors donated their time working at the Hong Kong Dog Rescue center during a community service project in Hong Kong, July 12.

    HONG KONG (July 12, 2012) Quartermaster Seaman Morris Ng from Hong Kong, stationed aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73), lays a tile of slate in an enclosure at the Hong Kong Dog Rescue center during a community service project. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Marcus D. Mince)