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An Australian father and son look at a display board showing photographs of the U.S. Military Sealift Command Mercy Class Hospital Ship USNS MERCY (T-AH 19) at sea while attending a NAPCAN Foundation sponsored"Fishing Fun Day,"being held in the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, on Sept. 3, 2006. The NAPCAN Foundation is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and they use these family events to get their message across. In the background the U.S. Show Band, embarked with the Medical Treatment Facility aboard the MERCY, is seen preforming. The MERCY is at the end of a five-month humanitarian and civic assistance deployment to Southern and Southeast Asia. (U.S....

An Australian father and son look at a display board showing photographs of the U.S. Military Sealift Command Mercy Class Hospital Ship USNS MERCY (T-AH 19) at sea while attending a NAPCAN Foundation sponsored"Fishing Fun Day,"being held in the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, on Sept. 3, 2006. The NAPCAN Foundation is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and they use these family events to get their message across. In the background the U.S. Show Band, embarked with the Medical Treatment Facility aboard the MERCY, is seen preforming. The MERCY is at the end of a five-month humanitarian and civic assistance deployment to Southern and Southeast Asia. (U.S....

 
 
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[Complete] Scene Caption: An Australian father and son look at a display board showing photographs of the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command Mercy Class Hospital Ship USNS MERCY (T-AH 19) at sea while attending a NAPCAN Foundation sponsored"Fishing Fun Day,"being held in the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, on Sept. 3, 2006. The NAPCAN Foundation is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and they use these family events to get their message across. In the background the U.S. Navy Show Band, embarked with the Medical Treatment Facility aboard the MERCY, is seen preforming. The MERCY is at the end of a five-month humanitarian and civic assistance deployment to Southern and Southeast Asia. (U.S. Navy photo by CHIEF Mass Communication SPECIALIST Edward G. Martens) (Released)

Base: Darwin

State: Northern Territory

Country: Australia (AUS)

Scene Camera Operator: MCC Edward G. Martens, USN

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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03/09/2006
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The U.S. National Archives
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