Pablo Ortega, mayor of San Fernando City, gives a tour of a war memorial to Capt. James Meyer, commodore of Task Force Forager.
SAN FERNANDO CITY, Philippines (Aug. 05, 2015) Pablo Ortega, mayor of San Fernando City, gives a tour of a war memorial to Capt. James Meyer, commodore of Task Force Forager. Task Force Forager is in the Philippines providing medical and engineering assistance. Task Force Forager, embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command joint high speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) is serving as the secondary platform for Pacific Partnership 2015, led by an expeditionary command element from the Navy's 30th Naval Construction Regiment (30 NCR) from Port Hueneme, Calif. Now in its 10th iteration, Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. While training for crisis conditions, Pacific Partnership, missions have provided medical care to approximately 270,000 patients and veterinary service to more than 38,000 animals. Additionally, Pacific Partnership has provided critical infrastructure development to host nations through the completion of more than 180 engineering products. (U.S. Navy photo by Public Affairs Officer) File# 150805-M-RB060-055