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Navy and partner nations wrap up service trip

The humanitarian mission throughout the Pacific region meets diverse needs

By Sarah Zoellick

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 17, 2013

~~<p>A multinational humanitarian mission to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region that provided services ranging from public health campaigns to veterinary training and infrastructure repair came to a close Friday as the USS Pearl Harbor pulled into its namesake harbor.</p>
<p>Pacific Partnership, conducted annually since 2006 &mdash; after the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami ravaged parts of Southeast Asia &mdash; focuses on fostering cohesiveness among nongovernmental organizations, U.S. government agencies, regional partner nations and host nations in order to improve maritime security and respond cooperatively to disasters.</p>
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A multinational humanitarian mission to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region that provided services ranging from public health campaigns to veterinary training and infrastructure repair came to a close Friday as the USS Pearl Harbor pulled into its namesake harbor.

Pacific Partnership, conducted annually since 2006 — after the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami ravaged parts of Southeast Asia — focuses on fostering cohesiveness among nongovernmental organizations, U.S. government agencies, regional partner nations and host nations in order to improve maritime security and respond cooperatively to disasters. Login for more...



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