Partnerships

Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa

By Lt. Cmdr. Mary C. Graves, MSC, director, Naval Operational Medical Lessons Learned Center Part of the vision of the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) is to strengthen partnerships to contribute to the security and stability in East Africa.  One way they do this is through humanitarian projects that benefit the local population, and build diplomacy …

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Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan visits USNS Mercy and Pacific Partnership crew

As if visiting the tropical paradise of Guam isn’t cool enough, USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) was greeted by the Navy Surgeon General, Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, who spoke to the crew about the importance of their service, and the importance of Pacific Partnership 2012. As the U.S. Navy Surgeon General and Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Nathan leads …

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Navy Medicine in Afghanistan; forward and ready

By Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy Surgeon General My focus as your Surgeon General is to ensure that Navy Medicine is supporting our forward deployed forces. The U.S. Navy’s global mission is to be a power projection platform, and we provide expeditionary Force Health Protection for the men and women that makeup that platform. I recently traveled to Afghanistan …

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Warrior Games results show all competitors are winners

From DoD Office Of Wounded Warrior Care and Transition Policy After six days of intense competition, the 2012 Warrior Games have come to an end! The Marines Corps team took home the Chairman’s Cup for the third year in a row, and Marine Jonathan Disbro claimed his second consecutive Ultimate Champion award. Below are the final results of the rest …

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Pacific Partnership: “Preparing in Calm to Respond in Crisis”

The U.S. Navy lead Pacific Partnership 2012 will perform humanitarian and civic action (HCA) activities in Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, and Cambodia. USNS MERCY (T-AH 19) will serve as the command platform in addition to a Japanese Landing Ship Tank (LST 4001) OOSUMI. PP12 seeks to build and strengthen alliances, partnerships and relationships with regional host nations, partner nations, foreign humanitarian …

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