Tag Archives: Pacific Partnership 2013

Pacific Partnership 2013: Mission in Gizo

By Lt. Cmdr. Lori Christensen, environmental health officer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Hello from Lola Island. We completed our mission in Gizo this morning and now most of the advance liaison (ADVON) team has gone back to Honiara to meet up with the USS Pearl Harbor and participate in the Guadalcanal Anniversary celebration. Regina (the family doc) and …

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Pacific Partnership Mission Continues to Kiribati

By Cmdr. Carolyn Currie, director, theater engagement, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Hello from Kiribati (pronounced Keer-i-bahss), We arrived this morning after two nights and a day at sea transiting from Republic of the Marshall Islands. We were joined yesterday by the USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9). It was very exciting to see the Pearl Harbor pull up next …

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Newsletter for Navy and Marine Corps Medicine

By Valerie A. Kremer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the July 2013 issue of the Navy and Marine Corps Medical News newsletter. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done across the Navy Medicine enterprise around the world. This month highlights jointness across the Navy Medicine enterprise. Click …

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Providing Medical Care for Pacific Partnership 2013

By Cmdr. Carolyn Currie, director, theater engagement, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery As you can imagine, once we hit the pier in Samoa, we were off and running.  It was non-stop until we pulled away.  The days in Samoa were a mixture of hard work, discovery, relationship building and fun.  Half of the medical assets set out immediately …

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Pacific Partnership 2013: Preparing for the Mission

By Lt. Cmdr. Lori Christensen, environmental health officer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery The Papua New Guinea phase of the mission consists of our American Advanced Liaison (ADVON) team plus a Supervisor of Shipbuilding (SUPSHIP) contractor from Hong Kong, the Australian ADVON members, the HMAS Tobruk (Royal Australian Navy) and the JS Yamaguri (Japan).  Our first three days …

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