Navy medical professionals inspect a surgical candidate's three-dimensional reconstruction scan during Pacific Partnership 2018.
180518-N-QV906-386.JPG Photo By: Petty Officer 1st Class Micah Blechner

NHA TRANG, Vietnam - NHA TRANG, Vietnam (May 18, 2018) U.S. Navy medical professionals assigned to Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) inspect a surgical candidate's 3-dimensional reconstruction scan during a plastic surgery consultation. Mercy is deployed in support of Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18). PP18’s mission is to work collectively with host and partner nations to enhance regional interoperability and disaster response capabilities, increase stability and security in the region, and foster new and enduring friendships across the Indo-Pacific Region. Pacific Partnership, now in its 13th iteration, is the largest annual multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Micah Blechner/Released)


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