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DILI, East Timor (July 24, 2008) Capt. William A. Kearns III, Pacific Partnership 2008 mission commander embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), speaks to Timorese children about the renovations made to Bario Pite Elementary School. U.S. Navy Seabees and engineers from the Australian and Indian armies renovated to the school during a Pacific Partnership engineering civic action program. The Pacific Partnership mission focuses on establishing friendships with partner and host nations through humanitarian and civic assistance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Derek R. Sanchez/Released)
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DILI, East Timor (July 24, 2008) Members of the U.S. Navy Pacific Fleet Band, embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) perform for Timorese children during a ribbon-cutting ceremony during a Pacific Partnership engineering civic action program at Bario Pite Elementary school. The Pacific Partnership mission focuses on establishing friendships with partner and host nations through humanitarian and civic assistance. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Derek R. Sanchez (Released)

 
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ABOARD USNS MERCY, At Sea (25 July 2008) – Boatswain Mate First Class (SW) Paul Palmer directs an Australian Black Hawk helicopter aboard USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during flight training. U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communications Specialist Second Class (SW) Joseph Seavey. (RELEASED)
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ABOARD USNS MERCY, At Sea (25 July 2008) –USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), a Naval hospital ship, conducts the last vertical replenishment with the USNS Niagara Falls (T-AFS 3) before decommissioning. Niagara Falls is a forward deployed supply ship serving in support of the 7th fleet battle group and all other visiting ships from 3rd Fleet. The ship was laid down May 22, 1965. In 1994, it was assigned to Military Sealift Command’s Naval Fleet Auxiliary Force under its current name. Niagara Falls has served for more than 40 years since it’s original commissioning. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Joseph Seavey (CPF RELEASED)
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POPONDETTA, Papua, New Guinea (July 30, 2008) Steelworker 3rd Class Michael Featherston, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133, hands out coloring books, crayons and frisbees to children attending the Uni Elementary School. NMCB-133 is working on the BottomTown Health Clinic Project, a Pacific Partnership engineering civic action project across the street from the school. (U.S. Navy photo by Lieutenant Amy Yoon/Released)
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ABOARD USNS MERCY, At Sea (25 July 2008) –USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) a Naval hospital ship, conducts flight training with an Australian Black Hawk helicopter. U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communications Specialist Second Class (SW) Joseph Seavey. (CPF RELEASED)
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ABOARD USNS MERCY, At Sea (25 July 2008) –Boatswain Mate First Class (SW) Paul Palmer directs an Australian Black Hawk helicopter aboard USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during flight training. U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communications Specialist Second Class (SW) Joseph Seavey. (CPF RELEASED)
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ABOARD USNS MERCY (July 24, 2008) – A bustling crowd of guests mingle during a farewell reception held on the flight deck of hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). The Mercy will be departing Timor-Leste after performing a humanitarian civic assistance and theater security cooperation mission in an effort to build on the relationship with a key partner nation. Pacific Partnership is a four-month humanitarian mission to Southeast Asia intended to build collaborative relationships by providing engineering, civic, medical and dental assistance to the region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, East Timor (July 24, 2008) The Honorable Hans G. Klemm, U.S. Ambassador to East Timor, left, Maria Paixao, vice president of the National Parliament, and Capt. William A. Kearns III, commander, Pacific Partnership mission, cut a cake during a farewell reception on the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Mercy is participating in Pacific Partnership, a four-month humanitarian mission to Southeast Asia intended to build collaborative relationships by providing engineering, civic, medical and dental assistance to the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Valcarcel/Released)
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ABOARD USNS MERCY (July 24, 2008) – Maria Paixao, Vice President of the National Parliament, left, thanks the Pacific Partnership team alongside the Honorable Hans G. Klemm, U.S. Ambassador to Timor-Leste and Capt. William A. Kearns, Pacific Partnership mission commander during a farewell reception held on the flight deck of hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). The Mercy will be departing Timor-Leste after performing a humanitarian civic assistance and theater security cooperation mission in an effort to build on the relationship with a key partner nation. Pacific Partnership is a four-month humanitarian mission to Southeast Asia intended to build collaborative relationships by providing engineering, civic, medical and dental assistance to the region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 24, 2008) – U.S. Navy Seabees from Amphibious Construction Battalion One and Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 stand in formation as the Pacific Partnership 2008 Mission Commander, Capt. William A. Kearns III delivers his remarks during a ribbon cutting ceremony at a Pacific Partnership Engineering Civic Action Program.  The Pacific Partnership mission focuses on establishing friendships with partner and host nations through humanitarian and civic assistance.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Derek R. Sanchez.  (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 23, 2008) – Two Timorese water technicians test water samples taken from a pipe in a Dili neighborhood. The technicians worked side by side with the Pacific Partnership Preventive Medicine team going to various locations throughout Dili to test the water supply for bacteria, ph and chlorine levels. Mercy is currently anchored off the coast of Dili to support the Pacific Partnership 2008 mission. As requested by the Timorese government the Pacific Partnership team is providing support to Timor-Leste by conducting medical, dental and construction assistance programs. (CPF RELEASED) U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class (SW) A. Nick De La Cruz
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 24, 2008) – Timor-Leste Vice Minister for Education Mr. Paulo Asis and Pacific Partnership Mission Commander, Capt. William A. Kearns III, look on as the Principal of Bario Pite School honors Construction Electrician 1st Class (SCW) Edward Butler. Butler led a team of U.S. Navy Seabees, Australian Army Engineers and Indian Engineers in renovating the school during the visit of USNS MERCY (T-AH 19). The Pacific Partnership mission focuses on establishing friendships with partner and host nations through humanitarian and civic assistance. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Derek R. Sanchez. (RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 23, 2008) – U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Karmenid Medina-Zayas and Army Capt. Donald Dais, both attached to the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), take a sample of water from a water holding tank to test for bacteria, ph and chlorine levels. Mercy is currently anchored off the coast of Dili, to support the Pacific Partnership 2008 mission. The Pacific Partnership visit is important to deepening the partnership between Timor-Leste and the United States as the two countries share common interests in promoting democracy, peace and in creating a strategically stable Asia-Pacific region. (CPF RELEASED) U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class (SW) A. Nick De La Cruz
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 24, 2008) – The U.S. Navy Pacific Fleet Band performs for Timorese children during a ribbon cutting ceremony at a Pacific Partnership Engineering Civic Action Program held at Bario Pite Elementary school.  The Pacific Partnership mission focuses on establishing friendships with partner and host nations through humanitarian and civic assistance.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Derek R. Sanchez.  (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 24, 2008) – Pacific Partnership 2008 Mission Commander, Capt. William A. Kearns III speaks to Timorese children about the renovations made to Bario Pite Elementary School.  U.S. Navy Seabees, Australian Army Engineers and Indian Army Engineers made renovations to the school during a Pacific Partnership Engineering Civic Action Program. The Pacific Partnership mission focuses on establishing friendships with partner and host nations through humanitarian and civic assistance.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Derek R. Sanchez.  (CPF RELEASED)
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East Timor (July, 20, 2008) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Mike Charboneau, assigned to the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), performs an eye exam at a Pacific Partnership Medical Civic Action Program. Pacific Partnership is a four-month deployment by Mercy to assist the governments of participating nations with medical, dental and construction civic assistance programs. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joseph Seavey (Released)
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GLENO, Timor-Leste (20 July 2008) – Royal Australian Navy Leading Seaman Tanya Boge, from Sydney, Australia, gives local children toothbrushes at a Pacific Partnership Medical Civic Action Program. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste. In addition to the United States, representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations.  U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Joseph Seavey. (CPF RELEASED)
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GLENO, Timor-Leste (20 July 2008) – South Korean navy Lt. Michael Sim, from Seoul, Korea, and University of California, San Diego pre-dental student Brian Huh, from Santa Monica, Calif., extract a patient’s tooth at a Pacific Partnership Dental Civic Action Program. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste. In addition to the United States, representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Joseph Seavey. (CPF RELEASED)
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GLENO, Timor-Leste (20 July 2008) – Canadian Air Force Cpl. Jessica Labelle, from Ontario, Canada, checks a patient’s pulse at a Pacific Partnership Medical Civic Action Program. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste. In addition to the United States, representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Joseph Seavey. (CPF RELEASED)
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East Timor (July 20, 2008) U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kate Thomas, assigned to the Military Sealift Command medical ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) examines a patient during a Pacific Partnership 2008 medical civic action program. Pacific Partnership is a four-month deployment by Mercy to assist the governments of participating nations with medical, dental and construction civic assistance programs. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Martin (Released)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 18, 2008) – Indian Army Lt. Col. Sanje S. Hiremath, an engineer currently attached to USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), emerges from a cloud of dust after shoveling gravel and debris during a Pacific Partnership Engineering Civic Action Program held at Bario Pite elementary school. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste. Partner Nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations help Timor-Leste build international relations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 18, 2008) – Australian and Indian engineers, currently attached to USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), shovel gravel and debris during a Pacific Partnership Engineering Civic Action Program held at Bario Pite elementary school. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste. Partner Nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations help Timor-Leste build international relations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 18, 2008) – Australian and Indian engineers, both currently attached to USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), shovel gravel and debris during a Pacific Partnership engineering civic action program held at Bario Pite elementary school. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste. Partner Nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations help Timor-Leste build international relations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 18, 2008) – Australian Army Cpl. Glenn Fox, of the 1st Combat Engineer Regiment based in Darwin, currently attached to USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), emerges from a cloud of dust during a Pacific Partnership engineering civic action program held at Bario Pite elementary school. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste. Partner Nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations help Timor-Leste build international relations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 18, 2008) – A light beam forming a resemblance to USNS Mercy’s (T-AH 19) red cross shines through a window during a Pacific Partnership Engineering Civic Action Program held at Bario Pite elementary school. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste. Partner Nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations help Timor-Leste build international relations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (CPF RELEASED)
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EAST TIMOR (July 20, 2008) Ship's Serviceman Seaman Edward Hill, assigned to the Military Sealift Command medical ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) performs an eye scan on a patient during a Pacific Partnership 2008 medical civic action program. Pacific Partnership is a four-month deployment by Mercy to assist the governments of participating nations with medical, dental and construction civic assistance programs. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Martin (RELEASED)
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DILI, East Timor (July 19, 2008) Musician 3rd Class James Caliva, assigned to the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band, offers snare drum pointers to one of the drum majors from Diliís Canosa High School during a Pacific Partnership music subject matter expert exchange at Nularn 1 Primary School. Pacific Partnership is a four-month deployment by Mercy to assist the governments of participating nations with medical, dental and construction civic assistance programs. U.S. Navy photo by Musician 2nd Class James Randorff (RELEASED)
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DILI, East Timor (July 20, 2008) Steelworker 3rd Class Jonah Soto, a Seabee assigned to Amphibious Construction Battalion 1, and Indian Army Cpl. Kallaseril Vinu paint window frames during a Pacific Partnership engineering civic action project in Mentinaro. Pacific Partnership is a four-month deployment by Mercy to assist the governments of participating nations with medical, dental and construction civic assistance programs. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Valcarcel (RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste - Following a Pacific Partnership music subject matter expert exchange held at Nularn 1 Primary School, students from Dili’s Canosa High School drum line perform on the drill field as part of a Battle of the Bands exposition. The Pacific Partnership humanitarian and community outreach activities further our efforts together with our many partners in Timor-Leste to achieve prosperity and peace in Dili and throughout Timor-Leste. U.S. Navy photo by Musician 2nd Class James Randorff (CPF RELEASED).
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DILI, Timor-Leste - Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Joshua Milner, attached to the USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), competes for the ball against a member of the United Nations team, in blue, during a community relations soccer game held at Democracy Field in Dili, Timor-Leste. The Pacific Partnership humanitarian and community outreach activities further our efforts together with our many partners in Timor-Leste to achieve prosperity and peace in Dili and throughout Timor-Leste. U.S. Navy photo by Musician 2nd Class James Randorff (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste - Hospitalman Karl Cormier, attached to the USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), attempts to score against a member of the United Nations team, in blue, during a community relations soccer game held at Democracy Field in Dili, Timor-Leste. The Pacific Partnership humanitarian and community outreach activities further our efforts together with our many partners in Timor-Leste to achieve prosperity and peace in Dili and throughout Timor-Leste. U.S. Navy photo by Musician 2nd Class James Randorff (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, East Timor (July 19, 2008) The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is anchored off the coast of East Timor supporting Pacific Partnership 2008. Pacific Partnership provides humanitarian assistance in cooperation with the government of East Timor, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Joseph Seavey/Released)
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ABOARD USNS MERCY, Timore Leste (July 18, 2008) –Dr. Arie Zakaria, from the Indonesian Navy (center) works alongside U.S. Navy Cmdr. William E. Todd (left), and pediatric orthopedic surgeon on a femoral malunion plating on board USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). The operation, conducted on a Timorese patient, consists of straightening a broken femur and keeping it straight by securing it with a metal plate. Zakaria, who hails from Jakarta, Malaysia, joined the Mercy crew to support the Pacific Partnership 2008 mission. The Pacific Partnership visit is important to deepening the partnership between Timor-Leste and the United States as the two countries share common interests in promoting democracy, peace and in creating a strategically stable Asia-Pacific region. (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste - Following a Pacific Partnership music subject matter expert exchange held at Nularn 1 Primary School, students from Dili’s Sao Pedro High School drum line perform on the drill field as part of a Battle of the Bands exposition. The Pacific Partnership humanitarian and community outreach activities further our efforts together with our many partners in Timor-Leste to achieve prosperity and peace in Dili and throughout Timor-Leste. U.S. Navy photo by Musician 2nd Class James Randorff (CPF RELEASED).
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DILI, East Timor (July 19, 2008) The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is anchored off the coast of Dili to support Pacific Partnership 2008. Pacific Partnership is a four-month deployment by Mercy to assist the governments of participating nations with medical, dental and construction civic assistance programs. U.S. Navy photo By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joseph Seavey (Released)
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DILI, East Timor (July 19, 2008) The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is anchored off the coast of East Timor supporting Pacific Partnership 2008. Pacific Partnership provides humanitarian assistance in cooperation with the government of East Timor, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joseph Seavey/Released)
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DILI, Timor Leste (19 July 2008) – Naval hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is currently anchored off the coast of Dili, Timor Leste, supporting Pacific Partnership 2008. Pacific Partnership provides humanitarian assistance in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communications Specialist Second Class (SW) Joseph Seavey. (CPF RELEASED)
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EAST TIMOR (July 16, 2008) Chae Kim, a University of California-San Diego Pre-Dental Society sophomore student, shares a moment with a young Timorese patient in the pediatrics ward aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Kim is one of 40 students volunteering during their summer break to support Pacific Partnership 2008. Pacific Partnership is a four-month deployment by Mercy to assist the governments of participating nations with medical, dental and construction civic assistance programs. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class A. Nick De La Cruz (RELEASED)
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DILI, East Timor (July 18, 2008) The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is anchored off the coast of East Timor supporting Pacific Partnership 2008. Pacific Partnership provides humanitarian assistance in cooperation with the government of East Timor, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Logico/Released)
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TIMOR LESTE, (July 20, 2008) – USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is anchored in the harbor in front of the Christ statue on Dili. Pacific Partnership 2008 continues to improve bilateral relations between the U.S. and the host nations, demonstrating continued commitment to work together to address mutual issues and concerns. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, Partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea along with joint service cooperation and many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Joshua Martin. (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste - Musician 3rd Class James Caliva, of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band, offers some snare drum pointers to one of the drum majors from Dili’s Canosa High School during a Pacific Partnership music subject matter expert exchange held at Nularn 1 Primary School. The Pacific Partnership humanitarian and community outreach activities further our efforts together with our many partners in Timor-Leste to achieve prosperity and peace in Dili and throughout Timor-Leste. U.S. Navy photo by Musician 2nd Class James Randorff (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor Leste (July 18,2008) -- Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (SW) Aristotle Legaspi makes repairs on Dili General Hospital's medical equipment as part of a Pacific Partnership biomedical repair team. The Naval hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) sent a group of medical electronics experts to remote hospitals and clinics in Dili, Timor Leste to make repairs on much needed medical equipment. Pacific Partnership provides humanitarian assistance in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada and the Republic of Korea and the many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor Leste (July 18,2008) -- Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Jennifer Lemelle, from Fenton La., makes repairs on Dili General Hospital's surgical instrument sterilizer as part of a Pacific Partnership biomedical repair team. The Naval hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) sent a group of medical electronics experts to remote hospitals and clinics in Dili, Timor Leste to make repairs on much needed medical equipment. Pacific Partnership provides humanitarian assistance in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada and the Republic of Korea and the many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, East Timor (July 18, 2008) The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is anchored off the coast of East Timor supporting Pacific Partnership 2008. Pacific Partnership provides humanitarian assistance in cooperation with the government of East Timor, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joseph Seavey/Released)
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DILI, East Timor (July 18, 2008) The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is anchored off the coast of East Timor supporting Pacific Partnership 2008. Pacific Partnership provides humanitarian assistance in cooperation with the government of East Timor, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joseph Seavey/Released)
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DILI, East Timor (July 18, 2008) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Sean Simmons, assigned to the radiology department aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), positions a 12-year old Timorese patient for a CT-scan. Mercy is anchored off the coast of East Timor supporting Pacific Partnership 2008. Pacific Partnership provides humanitarian assistance in cooperation with the government of East Timor, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class A. Nick De La Cruz/Released)
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DILI, East Timor (July 16, 2008) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Anthony C. Fadich, from East Wenatchee, Wash., prepares a Timorese patient for an IV injection in the casualty reception area aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Mercy is anchored off the coast of East Timor supporting the Pacific Partnership 2008 mission. Pacific Partnership is a four-month deployment by Mercy to assist the governments of participating nations with medical, dental and construction civic assistance programs.U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class A. Nick De La Cruz (Released)
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DILI, East Timor (July 16, 2008) Lt. Cmdr. Corby D. Ropp looks at the optic nerves of a Timorese patient in the pediatrics ward aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Pacific Partnership is a four-month deployment by Mercy to assist the governments of participating nations with medical, dental and construction civic assistance programs. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class A. Nick De La Cruz (Released)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (16 July 2008) – A helicopter from the USNS Niagara Falls (T-AFS 3) brings supplies to USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during a vertical replenishment. Mercy is a Naval hospital ship currently anchored off the coast of Dili, Timor-Leste, supporting Pacific Partnership 2008. Pacific Partnership provides humanitarian assistance in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy photo By Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico (RELEASED)
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DILI, East Timor (July 16, 2008) Lt. Cmdr. Kathleen M. O'mara, assigned to the pediatrics ward, conducts a medical check-up on an 8-month old Timorese patient aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Mercy is anchored off the coast of East Timor supporting the Pacific Partnership 2008 mission. acific Partnership is a four-month deployment by Mercy to assist the governments of participating nations with medical, dental and construction civic assistance programs. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class A. Nick De La Cruz (Released)
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ABOARD USNS MERCY, Timor-Leste (July 16, 2008) – University of California San Diego Pre-Dental Society senior undergraduate student Sammy M. Baho looks on as South Korean navy Lt. Michael Sim performs a dental procedure on a Timorese patient aboard USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Sim, from Seoul, Korea, joined the Mercy crew specifically to support the Pacific Partnership 2008 mission. Pacific Partnership is conducted in support of, and in cooperation with, the Timor Leste government, partner nations including Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations.
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 17, 2008) Builder Second Class Eilene Dustan applies a finishing touch of concrete to a new walk way at a Pacific Partnership engineering civic action program held at Bario Pite Elementary. U.S. Navy Seabees and partners from Australia and India work together at this site to lay down a long lasting friendship between the people of Timor-Leste and the Pacific Partnership 2008 team. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class (SW/AW) Danny Hayes (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (16 July 2008) – A helicopter from the USNS Niagara Falls (T-AFS 3) brings supplies to USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during a vertical replenishment. Mercy is a Naval hospital ship currently anchored off the coast of Dili, Timor-Leste, supporting Pacific Partnership 2008. Pacific Partnership provides humanitarian assistance in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy photo By Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico (RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 17, 2008) Builder Second Class Eilene Dustan applies a finishing touch of concrete to a new walk way at a Pacific Partnership engineering civic action program held at Bario Pite Elementary. U.S. Navy Seabees and partners from Australia and India work together at this site to lay down a long lasting friendship between the people of Timor-Leste and the Pacific Partnership 2008 team. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class (SW/AW) Danny Hayes (CPF RELEASED)

DILI, East Timor (July 18, 2008) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Michael Thomas, from Atlanta Ga., performs repairs on a mobile dental chair at Dili General Hospital as part of a Pacific Partnership biomedical repair team. The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) sent a group of medical electronics experts to remote hospitals and clinics in East Timor to make repairs on much needed medical equipment. Pacific Partnership provides humanitarian assistance in cooperation with the government of East Timor, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada and the Republic of Korea and the many non-governmental organizations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Logico/Released)
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ABOARD USNS MERCY (15 July 2008) Adm. Robert Willard, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, and his wife, Donna Willard, tour USNS Mercy’s (T-AH 19) medical facilities during a visit to the ship, which is currently anchored off the coast of Dili, Timor-Leste in support of Pacific Partnership 2008. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and the many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel. (RELEASED)
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ABOARD USNS MERCY (15 July 2008) Adm. Robert Willard, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, and his wife, Donna Willard, give a command coin to a patient during a visit aboard USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), which is currently anchored off the coast of Dili, Timor-Leste in support of Pacific Partnership 2008. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and the many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel. (RELEASED)

Timor-Leste, (July 16, 2008) – Captain Kevin Prohaska, United States Public Health Service, listens to a patient at a Pacific Partnership medical civic action program held at Nularn 1 Elementary School. Pacific Partnership continues to improve bilateral relations between the U.S. and the host nations, demonstrating our continued commitment to work together to address mutual issues and concerns. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, Partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea along with joint service cooperation and non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Joshua Martin. (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (15 July 2008) – Donna Willard, left, the wife of Adm. Robert Willard, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, plays with local Timorese children during a visit to Pacific Partnership Engineering Civic Action Program at Bario Pite elementary school. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and the many non governmental organizations. U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communications Specialist Second Class (SW) Joseph Seavey. (RELEASED)
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ABOARD USNS MERCY (15 July 2008) – Rainbow side boys render honors to Adm. Robert Willard, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, as he arrives aboard USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), which is currently anchored off the coast of Dili, Timor-Leste in support of Pacific Partnership 2008. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and the many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel. (CPF RELEASED)
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ABOARD USNS MERCY (15 July 2008) – Donna Willard, the wife of Adm. Robert Willard, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, plays with a local Timorese child during a visit to USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), which is currently anchored off the coast of Dili, Timor-Leste in support of Pacific Partnership 2008. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and the many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel. (RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 14 2008) – Members of the non-governmental organization Project Hope, along with members of the Royal Australian Navy and U.S. military, work together to conduct at a Pacific Partnership subject matter expert exchange with Timorese medical personnel.  The United States maintains a keen interest in ensuring the success of Timor-Leste as a new nation, as well as working together with our allies, such as Australia and Portugal, who have undertaken leading roles in the development of Timor-Leste. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (15 July 2008) – Adm. Robert Willard, Commander U.S. Pacific Fleet visits Pacific Partnership 2008 medical civic assistance program at Nularn 1 primary school. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and the many non governmental organizations.  U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communications Specialist Second Class (SW) Joseph Seavey. (RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (15 July 2008) –Adm. Robert Willard, Commander U.S. Pacific Fleet, center, visits a Pacific Partnership Engineering Civic Action Program at Bario Pite elementary school. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and the many non governmental organizations.  U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communications Specialist Second Class (SW) Joseph Seavey. (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 14, 2008) – The Pacific Fleet band provides musical entertainment to children at a Pacific Partnership Engineering Civic Action Program held at Bario Pite Elementary.  The Pacific Partnership visit to Timor-Leste is important to the deepening partnership between Timor-Leste and the United States. The hospitality, support, and partnership shown us here is indicative of the strong relationship that exists between our two countries. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 14, 2008) – The Pacific Fleet band provides musical entertainment to children at a Pacific Partnership Engineering Civic Action Program held at Bario Pite Elementary.  The Pacific Partnership visit to Timor-Leste is important to the deepening partnership between Timor-Leste and the United States. The hospitality, support, and partnership shown us here is indicative of the strong relationship that exists between our two countries. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 14, 2008) – The Pacific Fleet band provides musical entertainment to children at a Pacific Partnership Engineering Civic Action Program held at Bario Pite Elementary.  The Pacific Partnership visit to Timor-Leste is important to the deepening partnership between Timor-Leste and the United States. The hospitality, support, and partnership shown us here is indicative of the strong relationship that exists between our two countries. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 14, 2008) – Sapper Jamie Livingston, from the Australian Army’s 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment, operates a bobcat at a Pacific Partnership Engineering Civic Action Program held at Bario Pite Elementary.  As requested by the government of Timor-Leste, the Pacific Partnership team will provide humanitarian civic assistance support by conducting medical, dental and construction assistance programs ashore and afloat. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 14, 2008) – Sapper Kris Eyles,  from the Australian Army’s 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment, swings a sledgehammer during a Pacific Partnership Engineering Civic Action Program held at Bario Pite Elementary.  As requested by the government of Timor-Leste, the Pacific Partnership team will provide humanitarian civic assistance support by conducting medical, dental and construction assistance programs ashore and afloat. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 14, 2008) – Sapper Ben Heap, from the Australian Army’s 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment, shovels gravel during a Pacific Partnership Engineering Civic Action Program held at Bario Pite Elementary.  This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, Partner Nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea and many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (CPF RELEASED)
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Timor-Leste, (July 13, 2008) – U.S. Navy Cmdr. William Todd, and Cmdr. Arie Zakaria, of the Indonesian Navy, examine x-rays at the Nularn 1 Elementary School during a Pacific Partnership pre-screening of patients. The Pacific Partnership 2008 continues to improve bilateral relations between the U.S. and the host nations, demonstrating our continued commitment to work together to address mutual issues and concerns. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, Partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea, along with joint service coordination and many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Joshua Martin. (RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 14, 2008) – Seagulls take an early morning flight as the Naval hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is anchored off the coast of Timor-Leste.  The Mercy will operate in Timor-Leste to perform humanitarian civic assistance and theater security cooperation missions in an effort to build on the relationship with a key partner nation. Pacific Partnership is a four-month humanitarian mission to Southeast Asia intended to build collaborative relationships by providing engineering, civic, medical and dental assistance to the region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 14, 2008) – Sapper Jamie Livingston, from the Australian Army’s 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment, demolishes a wall with the use of a bobcat at a Pacific Partnership Engineering Civic Action Program held at Bario Pite Elementary.  As requested by the government of Timor-Leste, the Pacific Partnership team will provide humanitarian civic assistance support by conducting medical, dental and construction assistance programs ashore and afloat. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/AW) Joshua Valcarcel (CPF RELEASED)
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Timor-Leste, (July 13, 2008) – Lt Nelson Olim, a general surgeon in the Portuguese Navy and Lt. Cmdr. Amitabh Mohan, a general surgeon in the Indian Navy, perform a pre-screening on a patient at Nularn 1 Elementary School. The Pacific Partnership 2008 continues to improve bilateral relations between the U.S. and the host nations, demonstrating our continued commitment to work together to address mutual issues and concerns. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, Partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea, along with joint service coordination and many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Joshua Martin. (CPF RELEASED)
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Timor-Leste, (July 16, 2008) –U.S. Navy Cmdr. Rosemarie Tan weighs a patient at a Pacific Partnership medical civic action program held at Nularn 1 Elementary School. Pacific Partnership continues to improve bilateral relations between the U.S. and the host nations, demonstrating continued commitment to work together to address mutual issues and concerns. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, Partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea along with joint service cooperation and many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Joshua Martin. (CPF RELEASED)
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Timor-Leste, (July 16, 2008) –U.S. Navy Capt. Kenneth Eisenberg checks a patients heart rate at a Pacific Partnership medical civic action program held at Nularn 1 Elementary School. Pacific Partnership continues to improve bilateral relations between the U.S. and the host nations, demonstrating our continued commitment to work together to address mutual issues and concerns. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, Partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea along with joint service cooperation and non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Joshua Martin. (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 13, 2008) -- Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Stephanie Perezsantiago prepares a patient for a computed tomography scan while aboard USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Her patient, accompanied by a translator and his wife, is one of the first treated aboard the Naval hospital ship during this year's Pacific Partnership visit to Timor-Leste. Representatives from the United States, Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, New Zealand, Republic of Korea and non-governmental organizations are working with the cooperation of the Timor-Leste government on this mission. U.S. Navy hoto by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class (SW/AW) Danny Hayes (RELEASED)
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Timor-Leste, (July 13, 2008) – A USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) Sailor assists a patient during an eye exam at a Pacific Partnership medical pre-screening held at Nularn 1 Elementary School. Pacific Partnership 2008 continues to improve bilateral relations between the U.S. and the host nations, demonstrating continued commitment to work together to address mutual issues and concerns. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, Partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea, along with joint service coordination and many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Joshua Martin. (CPF RELEASED)
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Timor-Leste, (July 13, 2008) – M. Harichandrah, an engineer in the Indian Army and Spr. Joshua Payne, and engineer in the Australian Army, paint a wall at Bario Pite Elementary School. The Pacific Partnership 2008 continues to improve bilateral relations between the U.S. and the host nations, demonstrating our continued commitment to work together to address mutual issues and concerns. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, Partner nations including representatives from Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, Canada, and the Republic of Korea, along with joint service coordination and many non-governmental organizations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Joshua Martin. (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 12, 2008) -- At sunrise, the Naval hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) prepares to bring on patients during its second day of the Pacific Partnership mission in Timor-Leste.  This humanitarian civic assistance mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, Partner Nations including representatives from Australia, Canada, India, Indonesia, Portugal, and the Republic of Korea and the many non governmental organizations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico. (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 12, 2008) -- The Naval hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrives in Dili, Timor Leste, July 12 as the ship continues its Pacific Partnership 2008 mission.   This humanitarian civic assistance mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, Partner Nations including representatives from Australia, Canada, India, Indonesia, Portugal, and the Republic of Korea and the many non governmental organizations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico. (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 12, 2008) -- The Naval hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrives in Dili, Timor Leste, July 12 as the ship continues its Pacific Partnership 2008 mission.   This humanitarian civic assistance mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, Partner Nations including representatives from Australia, Canada, India, Indonesia, Portugal, and the Republic of Korea and the many non governmental organizations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico. (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (July 13, 2008) -- Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Stephanie Perezsantiago prepares a patient for a computed tomography scan while aboard USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Her patient, accompanied by a translator and his wife, is one of the first treated aboard the Naval hospital ship during this year's Pacific Partnership visit to Timor-Leste. Representatives from the United States, Australia, India, Indonesia, Portugal, New Zealand, Republic of Korea and non-governmental organizations are working with the cooperation of the Timor-Leste government on this mission. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class (SW/AW) Danny Hayes (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (12 July 2008) –USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived off the coast of Timor-Leste. The Naval Hospital ship is currently on a four-month humanitarian deployment in support of Pacific Partnership 2008. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, partner nations including representatives from Australia, Canada, India, Indonesia, Portugal, and the Republic of Korea and the many non governmental organizations.  U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communications Specialist Second Class (SW) Joseph Seavey. (RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (12 July 2008) –Storekeeper First Class (SW) Xavier Medina and Hospitalman Amanda Vasquez run clear of the MH-60S helicopter during a vertical replenishment delivering supplies from USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) ashore. The Naval Hospital ship is currently on a four-month humanitarian deployment in support of Pacific Partnership 2008. As requested by Timor-Leste, the Pacific Partnership team will provide support by conducting medical, dental and construction assistance programs ashore and afloat.  U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communications Specialist Second Class (SW) Joseph Seavey.  (RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (12 July 2008) –The Honorable Hans Klemm, Ambassador of the United States, speaks to guests and media during the Pacific Partnership 2008 opening ceremonies for Timor-Leste. The Naval Hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is currently on a four-month humanitarian civic assistance mission support of Pacific Partnership 2008. As requested by Timor-Leste, the Pacific Partnership team will provide support by conducting medical, dental and construction assistance programs ashore and afloat.  U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communications Specialist Second Class (SW) Joseph Seavey. (CPF RELEASED)
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DILI, Timor-Leste (12 July 2008) –Pacific Partnership 2008 held its opening ceremonies for the Timor-Leste portion of the mission. This mission is in support of and in cooperation with the government of Timor-Leste, partner nations including representatives from Australia, Canada, India, Indonesia, Portugal, and the Republic of Korea and the many non governmental organizations.  U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communications Specialist Second Class (SW) Joseph Seavey. (CPF RELEASED)
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ABOARD USNS MERCY, (July 8,2008) -- At sea, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Nghia Nguyen, a biomedical repairman aboard Mercy (T-AH 19) performs maintenance on a dental X-ray machine in preparation for the Pacific Partnership mission in Timor-Leste.  The Pacific Partnership mission in Timor-Leste will help assist the government in providing local communities with various medical, dental and engineering civic action programs providing focused humanitarian assistance.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) James Seward.  (RELEASED)
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SINGAPORE, (July 2nd, 2008) – Second Mate Art Davis, looks through a navigational tracking device as the USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) pulls into port for a liberty visit, during Pacific Partnership 2008. The Pacific Partnership mission continues to improve bilateral relations between the U.S. and the host nations, demonstrating our continued commitment to work together to address mutual issues and concerns. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Joshua Martin. (CPF RELEASED)
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SINGAPORE, (July 2nd, 2008) – USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) Master, Captain Bob Wiley looks out from the bridge as the Mercy pulls into port for a liberty visit during Pacific Partnership 2008. The Pacific Partnership mission continues to improve bilateral relations between the U.S. and the host nations, demonstrating our continued commitment to work together to address mutual issues and concerns. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Joshua Martin. (CPF RELEASED)
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JAVA SEA (July 8, 2008) Master-at-Arms 1st Class Ignacio Coria stands the forward watch at the bow of the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) as the ship steams toward Dili, Timor-Leste. Mercy is scheduled to arrive in Timor-Leste to provide local communities with a wide range of services to include various medical, dental and engineering civic action programs for Pacific Partnership 2008. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Mark Logico (Released)

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