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SAVUSAVU, Fiji (June 15, 2015) Navy surgeons perform surgery on a Fijian patient aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) during Pacific Partnership 2015. Mercy is currently in Savusavu, Fiji for its first mission port of PP15. Pacific Partnership is in its tenth 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 medical care to approximately 270,000 patients and veterinary services to more than 38,000 animals. Additionally, PP15 has provided critical infrastructure development to host nations through the completion of more than 180 engineering projects. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Mayra A. Conde/ RELEASED)

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Taken on June 15, 2015