1. Guam Welcomes Submarines

    Six submarines and one submarine tender dotted Guam's Apra Harbor this past week for the first time since 2002.

    Sailors aboard the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Columbus (SSN 762) shift colors after arriving in Apra Harbor, Guam on May 30 for a routine port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist First Class Jason Swink)
  2. Navy invites public in Hawaii, San Diego to open-house meetings on draft EIS

    The U.S. Navy encourages the public to attend open-house public meetings in Hawaii June 12-15 and on June 20 in San Diego to learn about and comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS) for Navy training and testing activities in the Hawaii-Southern California Study Area.

  3. Indonesian Children Expected to Thrive After Surgery

    Two Indonesian children have received life-changing surgery thanks to the donated services of surgeons aboard the USNS Mercy hospital ship.

    NORTH SULAWESI, Indonesia (June 2, 2012) Kelly Scatton, a volunteer for Project HOPE, checks the vitals of a four-month-old Indonesian girl as Anbrey Rees, a volunteer for Latter Day Saints Charities, takes notes concerning the child after coming out of surgery that fixed her cleft lip aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). (Photo released by Kristopher Radder)
  4. Indonesian Man Receives Fourth Surgery to Correct Fracture

    Sony Kembuan, an Indonesian resident, has received desperately needed bone surgery aboard USNS Mercy on June 3 during Pacific Partnership 2012’s visit to Indonesia.

    SANGIHE, Indonesia (June 3, 2012) With his surgery complete, Indonesian patient Sony Kembuan is reunited with his wife in the intensive care unit aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) 3 June as part of Pacific Partnership 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter/RELEASED)
  5. Medical Students Gain New Experience

    Medical students from Pelita Harapan University and Klabat University are gaining valuable experience of a different nature thanks to their involvement in Pacific Partnership 2012.

  6. Emergency Room Under Construction in Talaud, Indonesia

    Navy SEABEES and Australian Army engineers are working side-by-side with Indonesian military personnel to build a new emergency room in the small Indonesian town of Melonguane.

  7. Service Members Deliver Supplies to Puskesmas Mangaran

    Indonesian locals gathered to watch a MH-60S Seahawk assigned to the Military Sealift Command ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) deliver medical and dental supplies on June 4.

    NORTH SULAWESI, Indonesia  (May 31 2012) Logistics Specialist 3rd Class Harlan Esmailka waits in a fork lift as an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the "Blackjacks" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21, delivers three pallets of medical supplies to Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). (Photo released by Kristopher Radder)
  8. Pacific Partnership Conducts Life-Changing Surgeries in Indonesia

    Patients aboard USNS Mercy are preparing to return home June 6 after receiving life-changing surgery, thanks to the Pacific Partnership 2012 mission.

    NORTH SULAWESI, Indonesia (June 5, 2012) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Marshall Clumpner checks the vital signs of an Indonesian man resting in a medical ward aboard USNS Mercy. (Photo by Kris Radder)
  9. Chafee to Return Home from Deployment

    USS Chafee is set to return to Pearl Harbor June 7 following a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific.

    In this file photo, USS Chafee (DDG 90) maneuvers behind aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in the Pacific Ocean, Jan. 2, 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans)
  10. USS Greeneville Departs for Western Pacific

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine departed Joint Base Pearl-Harbor Hickam June 5 for deployment.

    PEARL HARBOR (June 5, 2012) USS Greeneville (SSN 772) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a scheduled six-month Western Pacific deployment.