Tag Archives: Pacific Partnership

Bring your dad to work day: Father of a U.S. Navy pharmacist supports humanitarian mission

Lt. Cmdr. Emily Zywicke is the Pharmacy Department head onboard the USNS Mercy Pacific Partnership 2012 mission. Pacific Partnership 2012 is the largest annual humanitarian and civic action (HCA) mission in the Asia-Pacific region. The mission delivers humanitarian civil assistance and conduct environmental sustainability missions from USNS Mercy to the host nations of Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia.   Hello, …

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Hot off the Press: Navy Medicine Magazine (Summer 2012)

From Paul R. Ross, Editor, Navy Medicine Magazine Navy Medicine is proud to present the 2012 summer issue of Navy Medicine Magazine. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done by Navy Medicine around the world. The summer issue is full of compelling articles that deal with topics ranging from the Navy medical support at a …

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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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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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USNS Mercy, to depart supporting Pacific Partnership

By U.S. Navy Capt. Tim Hinman, Commanding Officer, USNS Mercy Medical Treatment Facility Today the USNS Mercy Hospital Ship will depart for Pacific Partnership 2012.  In addition to my hospital staff and the military sealift command civilian mariners, we will be joined by shipmates from Destroyer Squadron Seven staff, other military services (foreign and domestic), and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).  As …

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