Pacific Partnership 2011

06/01/2011 – Pacific Partnership is a humanitarian assistance initiative, which promotes cooperation throughout the Pacific, which will visit five island nations this summer: Tonga, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, and the Federated States of Micronesia

Credit: US Navy Visual Service: 4/26/11

  • In the first photo, an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Wild Cards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 23 transports supplies from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Ericsson to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland, not pictured.Cleveland is the flagship for Pacific Partnership 2011, which recently completed a mission in Tonga and will visit Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Navy photo by Kristopher Radder)
  • In the second photo, Petty Officer 1st Class Derik Richardson, a Naval air crewman watches an MH-60S Knight Hawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 23 “Wild Cards” brings food and other supplies from fleet oiler USNS John Ericsson (T-AO-194) to amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland (LPD 7).
  • In the third photo, an MH-60S Knight Hawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 23 “Wild Cards” brings food and other supplies from fleet oiler USNS John Ericsson (T-AO-194) to amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland (LPD 7)
  • In the fourth photo, HMNZS Canterbury prepares to moor alongside the government pier in Luganville, Vanuatu for Pacific Partnership 2011.
  • In the final photo, an MH-60S Knight Hawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 23 “Wild Cards” brings food and other supplies from fleet oiler USNS John Ericsson (T-AO-194) to amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland (LPD 7).

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