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Pacific Partnership Trainers Teach Midwives Safe Birthing Techniques

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Stephen Oleksiak, Pacific Partnership South Public Affairs In an effort to boost medical readiness in the city of Kupang, Indonesia, service members from Pacific Partnership (PP14) 2014 conducted a weeklong training program for local midwives to assist in the delivery of newborn babies.  According to U.S. Air Force Col. Daniel Bruzzini, a neonatologist assigned …

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Disaster Planners Team Up for the First Time during Pacific Partnership

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Stephen Oleksiak, Expeditionary Combat Camera Service members and community disaster planners from Indonesia and the United States conducted a medical evacuation drill aboard the Kupang Marine Base in support of Pacific Partnership (PP14) 2014, May 27. “In case of an emergency or civil unrest, we can move our forces from where they’re working such …

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Remembering Those Who Came Before at Naval Hospital Bremerton

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs From the Boxer Rebellion in China at the turn of the 20th century to the jungles of Vietnam in 1968, 22 Navy hospital corpsmen have been recipients of the Medal of Honor for their unrelenting perseverance, steadfast courage and unwavering devotion to duty in the face of extreme personal danger. Leading …

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San Antonio Sailors Represent Navy At River Parade

By Larry Coffey, Navy Medicine and Training Command Public Affairs Sailors from several of the 11 Navy and Navy Medicine commands and detachments in the San Antonio area joined the Navy Band’s Washington, DC-based contemporary ensemble, the “Cruisers,” on board the U.S. Navy float for the third annual Armed Forces Day River Parade May 17. Capt. Gail Hathaway, commander of …

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Thirtieth Naval Construction Regiment Departs for Pacific Partnership

By Lt. Theresa Donnelly, Thirtieth Naval Construction Battalion Public Affairs PORT HUENEME, Calif. – PORT HUENEME, Calif. – Nearly forty medical, communication and support staff from service commands across the U.S. joined  by the 30th Naval Construction Regiment (NCR), based at Naval Base Ventura County, will depart May 17 in support of humanitarian mission Pacific Partnership 2014 (PP14).   At the …

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