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Soldiers from the 84th Civil Affairs Battalion and Sailors assigned to the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) train in urban search and rescue techniques with the Olongapo urban search and rescue team.

Soldiers from the 84th Civil Affairs Battalion and Sailors assigned to the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) train in urban search and rescue techniques with the Olongapo urban search and rescue team.

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OLONGAPO, Philippines (Aug. 06, 2015) Soldiers from the 84th Civil Affairs Battalion and Sailors assigned to the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) train in urban search and rescue techniques with the Olongapo urban search and rescue team during Pacific Partnership 2015. Mercy is in the Philippines for its third mission port of Pacific Partnership. Pacific Partnership is in its 10th iteration and 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 to date have provided real world medical care to approximately 270,000 patients and veterinary services to more than 38,999 animals. Additionally, the mission has provided critical infrastructure development to host nations through more than 180 engineering projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark El-Rayes) File# 150806-N-TQ272-604

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06/08/2015 - 06/08/2015
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OLONGAPO, Philippines
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U.S. NAVY
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