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July 28 - Aug. 11 120728-N-GW695-065 (July 28, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – Latter Day Saints Charities eye surgeon Dr. John Jarstad high-fives a Cambodian child during a surgical civic action project (SURGCAP), 28 July, as part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). The SURGCAP was used to screen patients for possible surgery on board the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/ Released)

120728-N-GW695-042 (July 28, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – Medical Officer Lt. Cmdr. Greg Price teaches a Cambodian child how to play paddy-cake during a surgical civic action project (SURGCAP), 28 July, as part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). The SURGCAP was used to screen patients for possible surgery on board the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/Released)

120728-N-GW695-070 (July 28, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) sits off the coast of Sihanoukville, 28 July, following the ship’s arrival to commence its two-week humanitarian civic assistance mission. Cambodia is the fourth country the USNS Mercy has visited during her Pacific Partnership 2012 mission, following on from Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, nongovernmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/Released)


120729-N-KW566-001 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (July 29, 2012) – Civil Service Mariner Collin Myers connects the running lights to Bandaid Boat One in preparation to move Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS MERCY (T-AH 19) crew to shore. Myers is one of 71 federally employed civilian mariners aboard USNS Mercy who operate and navigate the ship. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the AsiaPacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/Released)

120729-N-KW566-007 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (July 29, 2012) – Civil Service Mariners from Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS MERCY (T-AH 19) run boat tests aboard Bandaid Boat One upon arrival in Sihanoukville. There are 71 federally employed civilian mariners aboard USNS Mercy who operate and navigate the ship. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/Released)

120728-N-GL340-003 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (July 28, 2012) Lt. Cmdr. Frank Zuehl views tissue samples of a Cambodian patient through a microscope at a surgical civic action project (SURGCAP) 28 July during Pacific Partnership 2012. The SURGCAP was used to screen patients for possible surgery on board the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)


120728-N-GL340-005 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (July 28, 2012) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Alden Sindac prepares a tissue sample of a Cambodian patient at a surgical civic action project (SURGCAP) 28 July during Pacific Partnership 2012. The SURGCAP was used to screen patients for possible surgery on board the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)

120728-N-GL340-053 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (July 28, 2012) Latter Day Saints Charities Volunteer Karen McMurtrey gives a Cambodian boy a sticker after an surgical evaluation at a surgical civic action project (SURGCAP) 28 July during Pacific Partnership 2012. SURGCAPs are used to screen patients for surgical compatibility aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (TAH 19). Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)

120728-N-GL340-146 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (July 28, 2012) Patients board the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) 28 July to prepare for surgeries during Pacific Partnership 2012. Patients will receive various surgeries aboard USNS Mercy at no cost. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)


120728-O-ZZ999-005 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (July 28, 2012) -Lt. Cmdr. Curtis Gaball checks the airway of a Cambodian man during a surgical civic action project (SURGCAP) at Hun Sen Cheungokor Primary School during Pacific Partnership 2012. The SURGCAP was used to screen patients for possible surgery on board the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120728-O-ZZ999-015 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (July 28, 2012) -- Lt. Elizabeth Aban listens to the heartbeat of a Cambodia boy during a surgical civic action project (SURGCAP) at Hun Sen Cheungokor Primary School for Pacific Partnership 2012, 28 July. The SURGCAP was used to screen patients for possible surgery on board the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the AsiaPacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120728-O-ZZ999-017 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (July 28, 2012) -- Service members schedule surgical appointments for patients aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during a surgical civic action project at Hun Sen Cheungokor Primary School for Pacific Partnership 2012, 28 July. Cambodia is the fourth country the USNS Mercy has visited during her Pacific Partnership 2012 mission, following on from Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120728-O-ZZ999-021 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (July 28, 2012) -- Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Alden Sindac writes down the results of a field lab test during a surgical civic action project (SURGCAP) at Hun Sen Cheungokor Primary School for Pacific Partnership 2012, 28 July. The SURGCAP was used to screen patients for possible surgery on board the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, nongovernment organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120728-O-ZZ999-022 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (July 28, 2012) -Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Alden Sindac hands out Girl Scout cookies to local Cambodian children during a surgical civic action project (SURGCAP) at Hun Sen Cheungokor Primary School for Pacific Partnership 2012. The SURGCAP was used to screen patients for possible surgery on board the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120728-O-ZZ999-026 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (July 28, 2012) -- Lt. j.g. Adam Cohen hands over a signed soccer ball to the captain of a local Cambodian soccer team in Sihanoukville during a community service project during Pacific Partnership 2012, 28 July. Cambodia is the fourth country the USNS Mercy has visited during her Pacific Partnership 2012 mission, following on from Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120728-O-ZZ999-036 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (July 28, 2012) -- A SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the Blackjacks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 brings a load of cargo to the pier in Sihanoukville during Pacific Partnership 2012. Cambodia is the fourth country the USNS Mercy has visited during her Pacific Partnership 2012 mission, following on from Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120729-N-GW695-003 (July 29, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – The Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) band plays at the opening ceremony for PP12’s fourth mission port of Cambodia, 29 July. The opening ceremony was used to officially welcome the PP12 team to Cambodia and to thank the people there for inviting the mission to the country. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/Released)

120729-N-GW695-009 (July 29, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA –U.S., partner nation and Cambodian service members, along with representatives from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) stand at attention and render honors during the playing of the two countries national anthems during the opening ceremony for Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) in Cambodia, 29 July. The opening ceremony was used to officially welcome the PP12 team to Cambodia and to thank the people there for inviting the mission to the country. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, nongovernmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/Released)


120729-N-GW695-013 (July 29, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – The official party stands at attention and salutes during the playing of the U.S. and Cambodian national anthems during the opening ceremony for Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) in Cambodia, 29 July. The opening ceremony was used to officially welcome the PP12 team to Cambodia and to thank the people there for inviting the mission to the country. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/Released)

120729-N-GW695-020 (July 29, 2012) SIAHNOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – Traditional dancers from the M’ Lop Tapang children’s dance troupe perform a welcoming dance during the opening ceremony for Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) in Cambodia, 29 July. The opening ceremony was used to officially welcome the PP12 team to Cambodia and to thank the people there for inviting the mission to the country. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/Released)

120729-N-GW695-029 (July 29, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – A traditional dancer from the M’ Lop Tapang children’s dance troupe performs a blessing dance during the opening ceremony for Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) in Cambodia, 29 July. The opening ceremony was used to officially welcome the PP12 team to Cambodia and to thank the people there for inviting the mission to the country. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/Released)


120729-N-GW695-034 (July 29, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – Traditional dancers from the M’ Lop Tapang children’s dance troupe perform a welcoming dance during the opening ceremony for Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) in Cambodia, 29 July. The opening ceremony was used to officially welcome the PP12 team to Cambodia and to thank the people there for inviting the mission to the country. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/Released)

120729-N-GW695-042 (July 29, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – Rear Adm. Russell Penniman, Reserve Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff for U.S. Pacific Fleet, makes opening remarks during the opening ceremony for Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) in Cambodia, 29 July. The opening ceremony was used to officially welcome the PP12 team to Cambodia and to thank the people there for inviting the mission to the country. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, nongovernmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/Released)

120729-N-GW695-053 (July 29, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – Royal Cambodian Armed Forces Vice Adm. Tea Vinh, from the Kingdom of Cambodia Ministry of Defense, officially welcomes Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) during the opening ceremony for PP12 in Cambodia, 29 July. Also shown is Rear Adm. Russell Penniman, Reserve Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff for U.S. Pacific Fleet, and Mr. Jeff Daigle, Charge d Affaires for U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/Released)


120729-N-GW695-062 (July 29, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – Traditional dancers from the M’ Lop Tapang children’s dance troupe perform a ceremonial dance during the opening ceremony for Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) in Cambodia, 29 July. The opening ceremony was used to officially welcome the PP12 team to Cambodia and to thank the people there for inviting the mission to the country. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/Released)

120729-N-GW695-067 (July 29, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – A traditional dancer from the M’ Lop Tapang children’s dance troupe performs a ceremonial dance during the opening ceremony for Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) in Cambodia, 29 July. The opening ceremony was used to officially welcome the PP12 team to Cambodia and to thank the people there for inviting the mission to the country. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/Released)

120729-N-GW695-070 (July 29, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – Traditional dancers from the M’ Lop Tapang children’s dance troupe perform a comedic character dance during the opening ceremony for Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) in Cambodia, 29 July. The opening ceremony was used to officially welcome the PP12 team to Cambodia and to thank the people there for inviting the mission to the country. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/ Released)


120729-N-GW695-074 (July 29, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – Rear Adm. Russell Penniman, Reserve Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff for U.S. Pacific Fleet, shakes hands with Jeff Daigle, Charge d’ Affaires, a.i. U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh, as Royal Cambodian Armed Forces Vice Adm. Tea Vinh, from the Kingdom of Cambodia Ministry of Defense, concludes the opening ceremony for Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) in Cambodia, 29 July. The opening ceremony was used to officially welcome the PP12 team to Cambodia and to thank the people there for inviting the mission to the country. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/Released) 120729-N-BM466-129 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (July 29, 2012)— Children from M’lop Tapang—Center for Street Children perform a traditional dance for Vice Admiral Tea Vinh (center), Kingdom of Cambodia Ministry of Defense; Jeff Daigle (right), Charge d’ Affaires, a.i. U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh; and, Rear Adm. Russell Penniman, Reserve Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff for the U.S. Pacific Fleet during Pacific Partnership 2012’s (PP12) opening ceremony in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, July 29. Cambodia is the final of four mission ports that PP12 will visit for this year’s deployment. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kristopher Regan). 120729-N-BM466-224 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (July 29, 2012)— Peruvian 2nd Lt. Rosemary Flores exams the teeth of a Cambodia patient during a medical civic action program (MEDCAP) site on July 29. Cambodia is the final of four mission ports that PP12 will visit for this year’s deployment. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kristopher Regan).


120730-N-GW695-011 (July 30, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – Lt. William Agbo, a pharmacist, shows Cambodian doctors how to read a medication bag at a medical civic action project (MEDCAP), 30 July, during Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental and optometry care to host nation patients as well to provide training and subject matter exchanges between the service members and civilians working on PP12 and the host nation medical personnel. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/ Released)

120730-N-GW695-018 (July 30, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – Peruvian 2nd Lt. Rosemary Flores cleans the teeth of a Cambodian women, 30 July, during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) supporting Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental and optometry care to host nation patients as well to provide training and subject matter exchanges between the service members and civilians working on PP12 and the host nation medical personnel.Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/Released)

120730-N-GW695-030 (July 30, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Sheena Pascua uses a flash light to see inside a heart rate monitor, 30 July, during biomedical equipment technician (BMET) event in support of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). BMET events are used to repair and restore broken or damaged medical equipment in order to increase the capacity of host nation hospitals to treat more and a larger variety of patients. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international organizations designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw/Released)


120729-N-KW566-013 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (July 29, 2012) – U.S. Embassy Volunteer Registered Nurse Jacquelyn Bilbro playfully entertains a child at Hun Sen Cheungkor Primary Elementary School during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP). Numerous MEDCAPs will be conducted in Sihanoukville, Koh Kong, Phnom Penh, and Kampot over the course of two weeks, bringing relief and life-changing treatment to thousands of locals. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual humanitarian and civic action (HCA) mission in the Asian-Pacific region. Military and civilian professionals from 10 other nations and 14 international and local nongovernment organizations (NGO) have partnered to execute tailored HCA projects and subject matter expert exchanges. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/Released)

120729-N-KW566-012 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (July 29, 2012) – U.S. Embassy Volunteer Registered Nurse Jacquelyn Bilbro assists a local patient in a wheel chair down a ramp at Hun Sen Cheungkor Primary Elementary School during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP). Numerous MEDCAPs will be conducted in Sihanoukville, Koh Kong, Phnom Penh, and Kampot over the course of two weeks, bringing relief and life-changing treatment to thousands of locals. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual humanitarian and civic action (HCA) mission in the Asian-Pacific region. Military and civilian professionals from 10 other nations and 14 international and local non-government organizations (NGO) have partnered to execute tailored HCA projects and subject matter expert exchanges. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/Released)

120729-N-KW566-009 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (July 29, 2012) –Australian Air Force Flight Lt. Lynn Ether (back left), Australian Navy Lt. Sharon Nihill (back right) and translator Oul Sotheavy (right) assist a patient with treatment during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) site held at Hun Sen Cheungkor Primary Elementary School. Numerous civil action projects are being conducted over the course of Pacific Partnership 2012’s two-week mission in Sihanoukville, Koh Kong, Phnom Penh, and Kampot. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual humanitarian and civic action (HCA) mission in the Asian-Pacific region. Military and civilian professionals from 10 other nations and 14 international and local nongovernment organizations (NGO) have partnered to execute tailored HCA projects and subject matter expert exchanges. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/Released)


120801-N-KW566-010 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug 1, 2012) – Pacific Partnership 2012 medical staff Royal Australian Navy Able Seaman Daniel Folley assists patients by taking their vital statistics prior to being examined during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) at Takeo Hospital. Numerous civil action projects are being conducted over the course of two weeks, bringing relief and life-changing treatment to thousands of local residents of Sihanoukville in Cambodia. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership 2012 is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/ Released) 120801-N-KW566-005 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug 1, 2012) – Pacific Partnership 2012 medical staff Royal Australian Air Force Leading Aircraft Woman Natalie Summersgill (left) and Cmdr. David Allen provide dental relief for their patients during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) at Takeo Hospital. Numerous civil action projects are being conducted over the course of two weeks, bringing relief and medical treatment to thousands of local residents of Sihanoukville in Cambodia. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership 2012 is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/Released)

120801-N-KW566-006 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug 1, 2012) – Army Sergeant Vira Vanphyboun prepares a table of dental instruments for patients receiving dental care during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) at Takeo Hospital. Numerous civil action projects are being conducted over the course of two weeks, bringing relief and medical treatment to thousands of local residents of Sihanoukville in Cambodia. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership 2012 is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, nongovernmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/Released


120801-N-KW566-001 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug 1, 2012) – Pacific Partnership 2012 medical staff Australian Navy Able Seaman Daniel Folley assists patients by taking their vital statistics prior to being examined during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) at Takeo Hospital. Numerous civil action projects are being conducted over the course of two weeks, bringing relief and medical treatment to thousands of local residents of Sihanoukville in Cambodia. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership 2012 is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/Released)

120801-N-GL340-013 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug 1, 2012) Netherlands Army 2nd Lt. Karen Ten Wolde instructs Cambodian medical students on the various uses and techniques of an ultrasound machine in the radiology department aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Medical students were invited to observe doctors and nurses around the ship as well as act as translators between the doctors and the patients. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership 2012 is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)

120801-O-ZZ999-002 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug 1, 2012) -- Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Priscilla Saintcyr blows bubbles for a Cambodian boy before surgery aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Cambodia is the final mission port for Pacific Partnership 2012; previous mission ports included Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120801-O-ZZ999-009 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug 1, 2012) -- A group of Cambodian medical students watch a torsion eye surgery aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Cambodia is the final mission port for Pacific Partnership 2012; previous mission ports included Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120801-O-ZZ999-011 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug 1, 2012) -Cmdr. Romeo Ignacio performs a lipoma removal surgery while Cambodian medical students watch on in an operating theatre onboard Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Cambodia is the final mission port for Pacific Partnership 2012, previous mission ports included Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120801-O-ZZ999-026 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug 1, 2012) -Spc. Katie Franke plays a guitar for children in the pediatrics ward aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Cambodia is the final mission port for Pacific Partnership 2012; previous mission ports included Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120802-O-ZZ999-007 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 2, 2012) -- Hospitalman Stephanie Montenegro plays with a Cambodian patient while her mother watches in the pediatrics ward aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). Cambodia is the final of four mission ports that PP12 will visit for this year’s deployment. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120802-O-ZZ999-018 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 2, 2012) -Project HOPE volunteer Jan Kline explains how to keep an eye wrapped to the escort of a cataract patient aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). Cambodia is the final of four mission ports that PP12 will visit for this year’s deployment. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120802-O-ZZ999-021 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 2, 2012) -- Civilian Mariner Tom Simonson helps a Cambodian woman board a ferry boat back to Sihanoukville during Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). Cambodia is the final of four mission ports that PP12 will visit for this year’s deployment. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120802-O-ZZ999-043 KAMPONG SPEU PROVINCE, Cambodia (Aug. 2, 2012) World Vets volunteer veterinarian Helle Hydeskov (right) presents a video about animal surgery to local veterinarians in a ‘makeshift movie theater’ at a veterinary civic action project (VETCAP) Aug. 2. Hydeskov is working in the Kampong Speu Province with a combined team of military and volunteer veterinary specialists from the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) conducting VETCAPs with local veterinarians focusing on animal health education and treatment. Mercy is participating in Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Camelia Montoy)

120801-O-ZZ999-0232 KAMPONG SPEU PROVINCE, Cambodia (Aug. 1, 2012) A team of World Vets volunteer veterinary specialists works to stabilize a sick pig in the Kampong Speu Province on Aug. 1. The team is working in the area with a combined team of military and volunteer veterinary specialists from the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH19) conducting VETCAPs with local veterinarians. The VETCAPs focus on animal health education and treatment, as well as surgical technique. Mercy is participating in Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Camelia Montoy)

120801-O-ZZ999-0079 KAMPONG SPEU PROVINCE, Cambodia (Aug. 1, 2012) World Vets volunteer veterinary technician Sarah Ambrose sprays a puppy for fleas and ticks at a veterinary civic action project (VETCAP) in the Kampong Speu Province Aug. 1. Ambrose is working in the area with a combined team of military and volunteer veterinary specialists from the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) conducting VETCAPs with local veterinarians focusing on animal health education and treatment. Mercy is participating in Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Camelia Montoy)


120731-O-ZZ999-229 KAMPONG SPEU PROVINCE, Cambodia (July 31, 2012) U.S. Army Captain Shannon McLean (center) demonstrates how to properly wash up when scrubbing for animal surgery at a Veterinary Civic Action Project in the Kampong Speu Province of Cambodia on July 31. McLean is working in the area with a team of military and volunteer veterinary specialists from the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) conducting Veterinary Civic Action Projects with local veterinarians for animal health education and treatment. Mercy is participating in Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Camelia Montoy) 120731-O-ZZ999-040 KAMPONG SPEU PROVINCE, Cambodia (July 31, 2012) World Vets volunteer veterinarian Eilidh Hawkins (center) explains lymph node placement and behavior on a cow to local Cambodian veterinarians July 31. The informal session is part of a veterinary civic qction project that is being conducted in the Kampong Speu Province by a team of military and volunteer veterinary specialists from the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH-19). Along with informal teaching sessions, the team focuses on subject matter expert exchange with local veterinarian and animal health education and treatment. Mercy is participating in Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Camelia Montoy)

120803-O-ZZ999-008 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 3, 2012) -- Lt. Cmdr. Tessica Lee checks the spine of a Cambodian woman during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) at Kandol Dom Primary School for Pacific Partnership 2012. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental and optometry care to host nation patients as well to provide training and subject matter exchanges between the service members and civilians working on PP12 and the host nation medical personnel. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120803-O-ZZ999-010 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 3, 2012) -- Lt. Cmdr. Tessica Lee (center), of the U.S. Navy, helps Lt. Sopheap Pen (right), of the Cambodian Army, with a medication list during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) at Kandol Dom Primary School for Pacific Partnership 2012. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental and optometry care to host nation patients as well to provide training and subject matter exchanges between the service members and civilians working on PP12 and the host nation medical personnel. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder) 120803-O-ZZ999-015 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 3, 2012) -- Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Amy Johnson checks the body temperature of a Cambodian girl during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) at Kandol Dom Primary School for Pacific Partnership 2012. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental and optometry care to host nation patients as well to provide training and subject matter exchanges between the service members and civilians working on PP12 and the host nation medical personnel. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the AsiaPacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120803-O-ZZ999-016 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug.. 3, 2012) -- U.S. Army Maj. Kathleen Flocke (left) gives three-star Cambodian Army Gen. Kong Saly a tour of a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) at Kandol Dom Primary School for Pacific Partnership 2012 while Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Amy Johnson treats a Cambodian girl. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental and optometry care to host nation patients as well to provide training and subject matter exchanges between the service members and civilians working on PP12 and the host nation medical personnel. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120803-O-ZZ999-019 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug.. 3, 2012) -- Project HOPE volunteer Pech Carson listens to a Cambodian medical student’s story about a patient’s case during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) at Kandol Dom Primary School for Pacific Partnership 2012. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental and optometry care to host nation patients as well to provide training and subject matter exchanges between the service members and civilians working on PP12 and the host nation medical personnel. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the AsiaPacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120803-O-ZZ999-021 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 3, 2012) -- Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Kevin Malone takes a blood sample from a Cambodian woman during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) at Kandol Dom Primary School for Pacific Partnership 2012. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental and optometry care to host nation patients as well to provide training and subject matter exchanges between the service members and civilians working on PP12 and the host nation medical personnel. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120803-O-ZZ999-022 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug.. 3, 2012) -- A Cambodian woman waits patiently while Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Kevin Malone analyzes her blood sample during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) at Kandol Dom Primary School for Pacific Partnership 2012. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental and optometry care to host nation patients as well to provide training and subject matter exchanges between the service members and civilians working on PP12 and the host nation medical personnel. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120803-O-ZZ999-023 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug.. 3, 2012) -- Royal Australian Air Force Flt. Lt. Katherine Aitken extracts a Cambodian woman’s tooth during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) at Kandol Dom Primary School for Pacific Partnership 2012. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental and optometry care to host nation patients as well to provide training and subject matter exchanges between the service members and civilians working on PP12 and the host nation medical personnel. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120803-O-ZZ999-024 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 3, 2012) -- Lt. Christopher Chung watches as Kong Bunho, a member of the Royal Cambodian Air Force, performs a dental procedure during a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) at Kandol Dom Primary School for Pacific Partnership 2012. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental and optometry care to host nation patients as well to provide training and subject matter exchanges between the service members and civilians working on PP12 and the host nation medical personnel. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120803-N-GL340-008 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 3, 2012) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Luis Ramos examines a Cambodian woman’s eyes at a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) Aug. 3 during Pacific Partnership 2012. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental, and optometry care to local residents as an opportunity for multinational, multi-organizational exchange and teamwork.Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)


120803-N-GL340-010 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 3, 2012) U.S. Navy Lt. Ann Tarter examines a Cambodian boy’s eyes at a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) Aug. 3 during Pacific Partnership 2012. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental, and optometry care to local residents as an opportunity for multinational, multi-organizational exchange and teamwork. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)

120803-N-GL340-028 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 3, 2012) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Osei Tutu shows a Cambodian man stretches at a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) Aug. 3 during Pacific Partnership 2012. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental, and optometry care to local residents as an opportunity for multinational, multi-organizational exchange and teamwork. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)

120803-N-GL340-045 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 3, 2012) Project HOPE volunteer nurse Pech Carson tests a Cambodian woman’s reflexes at a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) Aug. 3 during Pacific Partnership 2012. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental, and optometry care to local residents as an opportunity for multinational, multi-organizational exchange and teamwork. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)


120803-N-GL340-054 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 3, 2012) Project HOPE volunteer nurse Allison Courtnay plays with a Cambodian girl at a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) Aug. 3 during Pacific Partnership 2012. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental, and optometry care to local residents as an opportunity for multinational, multi-organizational exchange and teamwork. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)

120803-N-GL340-063 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 3, 2012) Master Sgt. Nichole Helsley works with a Cambodian translator to consult with a patient while a recording device collects data to help build a new Cambodian medical translation software program called ‘Jibbigo’ at a medical civic action project (MEDCAP) Aug. 3 during Pacific Partnership 2012. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental, and optometry care to local residents as an opportunity for multinational, multi-organizational exchange and teamwork. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the AsiaPacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED) 120804-N-GI544-044 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 4, 2012) – World Vets volunteer Dr. Ellie Milnes explains to Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans, Policies and Requirements Rear Adm. Denny Wetherald how to administer immunization medicine to a water buffalo during Pacific Partnership 2012’s Veterinarian Civil Action Program. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)


120804-N-GI544-060 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 4, 2012) –Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans, Policies and Requirements Rear Adm. Denny Wetherald administers immunization medicine to a water buffalo during a Pacific Partnership 2012 Veterinarian Civil Action Program. Local farm and field animals are immunized against parasites and worms during the numerous civil action projects being conducted over the course of two weeks in Sihanoukville. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)

120804-N-GI544-169 KAMPONG SPEU, CAMBODIA (Aug. 4, 2012) – Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Osei Tutu stretches a Cambodian patient’s leg to help treat her injured hip during Pacific Partnership 2012’s Medical Civic Action Program (MEDCAP) 3. MEDCAPs provide free medical, dental, and optometry care to local residents as an opportunity for multinational, multi-organizational exchange and teamwork. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)

120804-N-KW566-006 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 4, 2012) – Australian Army Major Brett Jones prepares a syringe to inject a water buffalo during a veterinarian civic action project (VETCAP) in Sihanoukville. Local farm and field animals are immunized against parasites and worms during the numerous civil action projects being conducted over the course of two weeks during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/Released


120804-N-KW566-009 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 4, 2012) – Army Specialist Bradley McWillie (right) assists with the immunization of cows and water buffalo during a veterinarian civic action project (VETCAP) in rural Sihanoukville. Local farm and field animals are immunized against parasites and worms during the numerous civil action projects being conducted over the course of two weeks during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/Released)

120803-O-ZZ999-001 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 4, 2012) -- Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Jason Smith shows a group of Cambodian medical students how to make a temporary splint aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Cambodia is the final mission port for Pacific Partnership 2012. Previous mission ports included Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120803-O-ZZ999-003 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 4, 2012) -- Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Nina Thomas shows a Cambodian medical student how to make a temporary splint while others practice making casts aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120803-O-ZZ999-006 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 4, 2012) -- A Cambodian medical student records Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Jason Smith showing a group of Cambodian medical students how to make a cast aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120803-O-ZZ999-013 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 4, 2012) -- Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Cortney Loveless prepares a Cambodian boy for a Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120803-O-ZZ999-016 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 4, 2012) -Latter Day Saints Charities volunteer Pat Lee checks the temperature of a Cambodian Buddhist Monk aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Cambodia is the final mission port for Pacific Partnership 2012. Previous mission ports included Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the AsiaPacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120804-O-ZZ999-002 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 5, 2012) -Project HOPE volunteer Dayna Drobny grabs an alcohol pad to sterilize a piece of equipment in the Pharmacy aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120805-N-GL340-010 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 5, 2012) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Patrick McTavish checks the vital signs of a Cambodian patient after surgery while in the Pediatrics Ward aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. While in Cambodia, patients are screened and selected to receive various surgeries at no cost to the community or patient. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/ RELEASED)

120805-N-GL340-017 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 5, 2012) Latter Day Saints Charities volunteer nurse Jan Johnson, center, relays information through a Khmer translator,left, in order to check on a Cambodian woman after cataract surgery aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. While in Cambodia, patients are screened and selected to receive various surgeries at no cost to the community or patient. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)


120805-N-KW566-001 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug 5, 2012) – Princess Soma Norodom of Cambodia, bottom right, visits a hospital ward aboard Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. While touring USNS Mercy, Princess Norodom visited with patients receiving medical care. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual humanitarian and civic action (HCA) mission in the Asian-Pacific region. Military and civilian professionals from 10 other nations and 14 international and local non-government organizations (NGO) have partnered to execute tailored HCA projects and subject matter expert exchanges. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/ Released)

120805-N-KW566-002 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug 5, 2012) – Princess Soma Norodom of Cambodia, bottom center, and a group of Cambodian bloggers visit a hospital ward aboard Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. While touring USNS Mercy, the bloggers visited with patients receiving medical care, took a tour of the hospital, and visited with the Ship’s Master and Commanding Officer on the bridge. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual humanitarian and civic action (HCA) mission in the Asian-Pacific region. Military and civilian professionals from 10 other nations and 14 international and local non-government organizations (NGO) have partnered to execute tailored HCA projects and subject matter expert exchanges. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/Released)

120802-N-KW566-001 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug 2, 2012) – U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Cliff Uddenberg assigned to the Blackjacks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 communicates with the flight crew as helicopter tag-number Sixty-Six prepares to take off from the flight deck of Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). The helicopter is carrying medical personnel to a rural civic action project site south of Phnom Penh. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/Released)


120806-N-KW566-001 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 6, 2012) – Hospital 2nd Class Corpsman Chayra Fernandez begins the process of culturing samples in the laboratory onboard Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Mercy is in its final mission country visit administering life-changing medical and dental treatment to hundreds of local residents over the course of two weeks in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/ Released)

120806-O-ZZ999-003 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 6, 2012) -- Equipment Operator Constructionman Aaron Lynch wipes down three coins that were placed into cement during a engineering civic action project site at Kampung Kreng Health Center for Pacific Partnership 2012, Aug. 6. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120806-O-ZZ999-005 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 6, 2012) -Equipment Operator Constructionman Aaron Lynch drills in a protective piece of plastic to cover three coins that were placed into cement during a engineering civic action project site at Kampung Kreng Health Center during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120806-O-ZZ999-006 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 6, 2012) -Equipment Operator Constructionman Aaron Lynch (center) lays floor tile with members from the Cambodian Army during a engineering civic action project site at Kampung Kreng Health Center for Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120806-O-ZZ999-011 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 6, 2012) -- Capt. James Morgan, mission commander for Pacific Partnership 2012, paints a support beam at M’Lop Tapang School during a community service (COMSERV) project for Pacific Partnership 2012. The COMSERV project gave PP12 participants a chance to interact with local children while painting at the school. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120806-O-ZZ999-015 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 6, 2012) -- Capt. James Morgan, mission commander for Pacific Partnership 2012, paints the edge of a stage at M’Lop Tapang school during a community service (COMSERV) project for Pacific Partnership 2012. The COMSERV project gave PP12 participants a chance to interact with local children while painting at the school. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120806-O-ZZ999-016 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 6, 2012) -- Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen teaches a Cambodian boy how to use a digital camera at M’Lop Tapang school during a community service (COMSERV) project for Pacific Partnership 2012. The COMSERV project gave PP12 participants a chance to interact with local children while painting at the school. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120806-O-ZZ999-029 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 6, 2012) -- U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Jennifer Lilly-Scheidt gives a Cambodian boy stable footing on her knee while he paints a support beam at M’Lop Tapang school during a community service (COMSERV) project for Pacific Partnership 2012. The COMSERV project gave PP12 participants a chance to interact with local children while painting at the school. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120806-O-ZZ999-034 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 6, 2012) -- LT. j.g. Jessica Warner watches as a Cambodian boy paints an edge of a stage at M’Lop Tapang school during a community service (COMSERV) project for Pacific Partnership 2012. The COMSERV project gave PP12 participants a chance to interact with local children while painting at the school. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120806-O-ZZ999-040 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 6, 2012) Master of Arms Seamen Apprentice Jennifer Hamilton paints a lunch table at M’Lop Tapang School during a community service (COMSERV) project for Pacific Partnership 2012. The COMSERV project gave PP12 participants a chance to interact with local children while painting at the school. Cambodia is the final mission port for Pacific Partnership 2012, previous mission ports included Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120806-N-GL340-098 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 6, 2012) Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter plays with a Cambodian boy during a community service (COMSERV) event at M’lop Tapang School in Sihanoukville, Cambodia Aug. 6 as part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). The COMSERV event gave PP12 participants a chance to interact with local children while painting at the school. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)

120806-N-GL340-120 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 6, 2012) Canadian Lt. Sandra Pilote helps Cambodian children paint during a community service (COMSERV) event at M’lop Tapang School in Sihanoukville, Cambodia Aug. 6 as part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). The COMSERV event gave PP12 participants a chance to interact with local children while painting at the school. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)


120806-N-GL340-132 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 6, 2012) Canadian Lt. Sandra Pilote helps Cambodian children paint during a community service (COMSERV) event at M’lop Tapang School in Sihanoukville, Cambodia Aug. 6 as part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). The COMSERV event gave PP12 participants a chance to interact with local children while painting at the school. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/ RELEASED)

120806-N-GI544-082 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (August 6, 2012) – Cambodian student Manut Ngam helps Staff Sgt. Jennifer Lilly sand a cafeteria table during a community service (COMSERV) project at the M’Lop Tapang Orphanage. The COMSERV project gave participants a chance to interact with local children while painting at the school. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)

120806-N-GI544-179 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (August 6, 2012) – Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Priscilla Saint-Cyr paints the wall of a theater stage during a community service (COMSERV) project at the M’Lop Tapang Orphanage. The COMSERV project gave participants a chance to interact with local children while painting at the school. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, nongovernmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)


120806-N-GI544-299 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (August 6, 2012) – Latter Day Saints Interpreter Taylor Jensen helps a Cambodian student paint a cafeteria table during a community service (COMSERV) project at the M’Lop Tapang Orphanage. The COMSERV project gave participants a chance to interact with local children while painting at the school. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)

120806-N-GI544-389 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (August 6, 2012) – Lt. j.g. Jessica Warner helps a Cambodian student paint a cafeteria table during a community service (COMSERV) project at the M’Lop Tapang Orphanage. The COMSERV project gave participants a chance to interact with local children while painting at the school. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)

120806-N-GI544-425 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (August 6, 2012) – Mission Commander Capt. Jim Morgan paints the steps of a stage with a Cambodian student during a community service (COMSERV) project at the M’Lop Tapang Orphanage. The COMSERV project gave PP12 participants a chance to interact with local children while painting at the school. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)


120806-N-GW695-013 (Aug. 06,2013) PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – Musician 3rd Class Ryan Putt (left) and Musician 3rd Class Roberto Wharten (right), members of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band, perform band at the Night Market in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Aug. 06 as part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). The performance was used to enhance community relations and foster new friendships between the people of Cambodia and the PP12 crew. Now in its seventh year Pacific Partnership, is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission, that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen M. Votaw/Released) 120806-N-GW695-040 (Aug. 06,2013) PHNOM PEHN, CAMBODIA – Musician 2nd Class Steven Hux, member of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band, performs at the Night Market in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Aug. 6 as part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). The performance was used to enhance community relations and foster new friendships between the people of Cambodia and the PP12 crew. Now in its seventh year Pacific Partnership, is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission, that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen M. Votaw/Released)

120806-N-GW695-044 (Aug. 06,2013) PHNOM PEHN, CAMBODIA – Musician 2nd Class Shelby Tucci, member of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band, performs at the Night Market in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Aug. 06 during Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). The performance was used to enhance community relations and foster new friendships between the people of Cambodia and the PP12 crew. Now in its seventh year Pacific Partnership, is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission, that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen M. Votaw/Released)


120806-N-GW695-056 (Aug. 06,2013) PHNOM PEHN, CAMBODIA – Musician 3rd Class Travis Smilen, member of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band, performs at the Night Market in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Aug. 6 as part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). The performance was used to enhance community relations and foster new friendships between the people of Cambodia and the PP12 crew. Now in its seventh year Pacific Partnership, is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission, that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, nongovernment organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen M. Votaw/Released)

120806-N-GW695-069 (Aug. 06,2013) PHNOM PEHN, CAMBODIA – Musician 3rd Class Carmen Bockman, member of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band, plays the Baritone Saxophone at the Night Market in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Aug. 6 as part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). The performance was used to enhance community relations and foster new friendships between the people of Cambodia and the PP12 crew. Now in its seventh year Pacific Partnership, is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission, that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen M. Votaw/Released)

120807-N-GL340-011 PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (Aug. 7, 2012)— Ambassador William E. Todd presents donated goods during a donation ceremony at the Cambodian Children’s Fund in Phnom Penh Aug. 6 during Pacific Partnership 2012. Nine pallets of toys, blankets and hygiene kits were donated to help local children through the organization. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, nongovernmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)


120807-N-GL340-021 PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (Aug. 7, 2012)— Ambassador William E. Todd (center) presents donated goods to Cambodian Children’s Fund Executive Director Scott Neeson during a donation ceremony at the Cambodian Children’s Fund center in Phnom Penh Aug. 6 during Pacific Partnership 2012. Nine pallets of toys, blankets and hygiene kits were donated to help local children through the organization. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)

120807-N-GL340-052 PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (Aug. 7, 2012)—Lt. Cmdr. Bryan Weatherup hands out candy to children during a donation ceremony at the Cambodian Children’s Fund in Phnom Penh Aug. 6 during Pacific Partnership 2012. Nine pallets of toys, blankets and hygiene kits were donated to help local children through the organization. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, nongovernmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)

120807-N-GL340-269 PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (Aug. 7, 2012)— U.S. Marines Staff Sgt. Jennifer Lilly gets help from Cambodian children unloading donated goods during a donation ceremony in Phnom Penh Aug. 6 during Pacific Partnership 2012. Nine pallets of toys, blankets and hygiene kits were donated to help local children. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)


120807-N-GL340-279 PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (Aug. 7, 2012)— U.S. Marines Staff Sgt. Jennifer Lilly hands out food to a Cambodian boy during a donation ceremony in Phnom Penh Aug. 6 during Pacific Partnership 2012. Nine pallets of toys, blankets and hygiene kits were donated to help local children. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)

120807-N-GL340-308 PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (Aug. 7, 2012)— U.S. Marines Staff Sgt. Jennifer Lilly hands out food to Cambodian girls during a donation ceremony in Phnom Penh Aug. 6 during Pacific Partnership 2012. Nine pallets of toys, blankets and hygiene kits were donated to help local children. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/ RELEASED)

120807-N-GI544-006 PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (August 7, 2012) – Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Kris Riazon fixes a ventilator at Preah Ketmealea Military Hospital as part of a biomedical equipment technician civic action project during Pacific Partnership 2012’s mission in Cambodia. The biomedical projects bring free technical support to host nation medical facilities to both repair and sustain medical equipment for the benefit of local people. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)


120807-N-GI544-032 PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (August 7, 2012) – Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Joselito Jaylo inspects an electro-surgical unit at Preah Ketmealea Military Hospital as part of a biomedical equipment technician civic action project during Pacific Partnership 2012’s mission in Cambodia. The biomedical projects bring free technical support to host nation medical facilities to both repair and sustain medical equipment for the benefit of local people. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)

120807-N-GI544-156 PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (August 7, 2012) – Young girls perform a traditional Khmer dance for the children of the Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) for a donation ceremony Aug. 7 during Pacific Partnership 2012. The CCF organization received supplies such as bedding, hygiene supplies, educational supplies and toys during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)

120807-N-GI544-210 PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (August 7, 2012) – Cambodian dancers throw flower petals into a crowd of children during the Cambodian Children’s Fund donation ceremony Aug. 7 in support of Pacific Partnership 2012. The organization received supplies such as bedding, hygiene supplies, educational supplies and toys during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)


120807-N-GI544-319 PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (August 7, 2012) – Pacific Partnership 2012 Mission Commander Capt. James Moran gives the thumbs up to multinational cooperation with Cambodian children during the Cambodian Children’s Fund donation ceremony Aug. 7. The organization received supplies such as bedding, hygiene supplies, educational supplies and toys during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)

120807-N-GI544-147 PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA (August 7, 2012) – Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) Executive Director Scott Neeson gives a speech during a donation ceremony Aug. 7 in support of Pacific Partnership 2012. The organization received supplies such as bedding, hygiene supplies, educational supplies and toys during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership is an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)

120807-N-GW695-018 (Aug. 7, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – Service members participate in a volleyball game with Cambodian locals during a community service (COMSERV) engagement Aug. 7 as part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). The COMSERV event was used to build lasting relationships between the people of Cambodia and the service members deployed with the PP12 team. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen M. Votaw/RELEASED)


120807-N-GW695-021 (Aug. 7, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – Religious Programs Specialist 2nd Class Dafnee Poerier plays catch with a local Cambodian girl during a community service (COMSERV) engagement Aug. 7 as part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). The COMSERV event was used to build lasting relationships between the people of Cambodia and the service members deployed with the PP12 team. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen M. Votaw/RELEASED)

120807-N-GW695-066 (Aug. 7, 2012) SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA – Service members play in a soccer game with Cambodian locals during a community service (COMSERV) engagement Aug. 7 as part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). The COMSERV event was used to build lasting relationships between the people of Cambodia and the service members deployed with the PP12 team. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is an annual Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen M. Votaw/RELEASED)

120807-O-ZZ999-008 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 7, 2012) -- A Cambodian mother holds her child while Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Kervin Lacson (right) and Latter Day Saints Charities volunteer Jan Johnson (centre) work in the post-anesthesia care unit aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120807-O-ZZ999-014 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 7, 2012) -Project HOPE volunteer Kerynne O’Mally listens to the lungs of a Cambodian boy in the Pediatrics Ward aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120807-O-ZZ999-015 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 7, 2012) -- Project HOPE volunteer Kerynne O’Mally blows bubbles with a Cambodian boy in the Pediatrics Ward aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120807-N-KW566-006 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug 7, 2012) – Lt. Cmdr. Timothy May (left) and Army Spc. Shahin Tavassoli play valleyball with a group of Cambodian children during a Pacific Partnership 2012 community service (COMSERV) event at Beung Pring Primary School, Aug. 7. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/Released)


120807-N-KW566-001 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug 7, 2012) – U.S. Navy Corpsman Debdeep Dutta plays soccer with a group of Cambodian children during a Pacific Partnership 2012 community service project at Beung Pring Primary School, Aug. 7. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/Released)

120807-N-KW566-003 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug 7, 2012) – Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Alex Criollo plays soccer with a group of Cambodian children during a Pacific Partnership 2012 community service project at Beung Pring Primary School, Aug. 7. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Roadell Hickman/Released)

120808-O-ZZ999-001 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 8, 2012) -HOPE Worldwide volunteer Dr. Cornelia Haner (left) and Capt. William Brunner (right) perform surgery together as a informational exchange aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120808-O-ZZ999-003 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 8, 2012) -HOPE Worldwide volunteer Dr. Cornelia Haner (left) and Capt. William Brunner (right) perform surgery together as a informational exchange aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120808-O-ZZ999-004 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 8, 2012) -HOPE Worldwide volunteer Dr. Cornelia Haner (left) and Capt. William Brunner (right) perform surgery together as a informational exchange aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120808-O-ZZ999-007 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 8, 2012) -HOPE Worldwide volunteer Dr. Cornelia Haner (left) and Capt. William Brunner (right) perform surgery together as a informational exchange aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)


120808-O-ZZ999-008 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Aug. 8, 2012) -- Lt. Cmdr. Todd Simonson talks to a group of Cambodian translators in the surgical prep room aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2012. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)

120809-N-GL340-009 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 9, 2012) World Vets volunteer Helle Hydeskov inspects a local Cambodian boy’s dog at a veterinary civic action project (VETCAP) Aug. 9 during Pacific Partnership 2012. VETCAPs help treat local animals for various diseases and parasites. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission comprised of U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)

120809-N-GL340-022 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 9, 2012) World Vets volunteer Eilidh Hawkins feeds worming medication to a local Cambodian boy’s puppy at a veterinary civic action project (VETCAP) Aug. 9 during Pacific Partnership 2012. VETCAPs help treat local animals for various diseases and parasites.Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission comprised of U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)


120809-N-GL340-026 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 9, 2012) World Vets volunteer Eilidh Hawkins feeds worming medication to a local Cambodian boy’s cat at a veterinary civic action project (VETCAP) Aug. 9 during Pacific Partnership 2012. VETCAPs help treat local animals for various diseases and parasites. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission comprised of U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)

120809-N-GL340-047 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 9, 2012) Army Staff Sgt. Byung Jang helps immunize a carabao at a veterinary civic action project (VETCAP) Aug. 9 during Pacific Partnership 2012. VETCAPs help treat local animals for various diseases and parasites. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission comprised of U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)

120809-N-GL340-052 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 9, 2012) Cambodian students play a song to greet Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) volunteers at a community service (COMSERV) engagement at an orphanage in Cambodia Aug. 9 during PP12. COMSERV events give PP12 volunteers and local residents and children a chance to interact at a more personal level to better promote interoperability in the case of a natural disaster in the Asia-Pacific region. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission comprised of U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)


120809-N-GL340-123 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 9, 2012) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Nicholas Valente dances and plays with Cambodian children at a community service (COMSERV) engagement at an orphanage in Cambodia Aug. 9 during PP12. COMSERV events give PP12 volunteers and local residents and children a chance to interact at a more personal level to better promote interoperability in the case of a natural disaster in the Asia-Pacific region. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission comprised of U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)

120809-N-GL340-136 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 9, 2012) Hospitalman Vincent Borg plays baseball with a Cambodian boy at a community service (COMSERV) engagement at an orphanage in Cambodia Aug. 9 during PP12. COMSERV events give PP12 volunteers and local residents and children a chance to interact at a more personal level to better promote interoperability in the case of a natural disaster in the Asia-Pacific region. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission comprised of U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the AsiaPacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)

120809-N-GL340-145 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 9, 2012) Hospitalman Vincent Borg plays baseball with a Cambodian boy at a community service (COMSERV) engagement at an orphanage in Cambodia Aug. 9 during PP12. COMSERV events give PP12 volunteers and local residents and children a chance to interact at a more personal level to better promote interoperability in the case of a natural disaster in the Asia-Pacific region. Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission comprised of U.S. military, host and partner nations, non-governmental organizations and international agencies designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/RELEASED)


120810-N-GL340-033 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 10, 2012) Children watch as the Pacific Fleet band plays during a ribbon cutting ceremony at The O Chrov Health Center Aug. 6 as part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). The ribbon cutting ceremony celebrated the opening of a newly built two-room health center a joint team of U.S. Navy SEABEEs, Australian and Cambodian engineers built during PP12. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/ RELEASED)

120810-N-GL340-069 SIHANOUKVILLE, CAMBODIA (Aug. 10, 2012) Cambodian Major General Pen Ra (left), Capt. Jim Morgan (left center), Sihanouk province Deputy Governor Prack Chansokha (center) and Rear Adm. Kate Gregory cut a ribbon during a ribbon cutting ceremony at The O Chrov Health Center Aug. 6 as part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). The ribbon cutting ceremony celebrated the opening of a newly built two-room health center a joint team of U.S. Navy SEABEEs, Australian and Cambodian engineers built during PP12. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Feddersen/ RELEASED)

120811-N-CW427-003 (August 11, 2012) – Members of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band perform during the closing ceremony in Sihanoukville, Cambodia Aug. 11, as part of Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). Cambodia is the last of four mission ports supported during PP12. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the AsiaPacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Clay M. Whaley/Released)


120811-N-CW427-015 (August 11, 2012) – Ambassador William E. Todd greets Pacific Partnership 2012 Mission Commander Capt. Jim Morgan during the closing ceremony in Sihanoukville, Cambodia Aug. 11. Cambodia is the last of four mission ports supported during PP12. Pacific Partnership, an annual U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission now in its seventh year, brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, non-government organizations and international agencies to build stronger relationships and develop disaster response capabilities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Clay M. Whaley/Released)


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