Topic: PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP
Lodged at HMAS Penguin in Sydney, Navy’s Submarine and Underwater Medicine Unit has many roles providing healthcare for Australian Defence Force divers and training underwater medics.
Two Australian Defence Force Medical Officers with specialist knowledge in underwater medicine have completed a very successful information exchange program with the Vietnam People's Armed Forces in Vietnam during Exercise PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2017.
The success of the multi-national PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP humanitarian aid and disaster relief training series continues to expand, with this year’s mission reaching as far west as Sri Lanka.
An Australian Defence Force surgeon from Darwin has helped a Vietnamese man with severe electrical burn scars to regain full use of his right arm.
Exhausted, dirty and dripping with sweat, two Royal Australian Navy Nursing Officers piled into a small van and weaved through a sea of mopeds and motorbikes towards their accommodation.
A cruise ship and a tanker collide and burst into flames, diesel fuel and oil are rapidly spilling into the Han River, five people are thrown into the water, one of the vessels starts to sink and first responders from five nations rush to the scene, in the scenario of a major regional emergency response exercise.
A team of Australian Defence Force medical specialists have deployed to Vietnam for the final phase of Exercise PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2017 - the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
Two Royal Australian Navy Nursing Officers deployed to Vietnam for Exercise Pacific Partnership 2017 have marked Mother's Day in a particularly meaningful way this year - spending time with children with disabilities at an Agent Orange Rehabilitation Centre in Da Nang.
The call to duty on Exercise PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP took a slightly different path when members of the Australian contingent volunteered to work in the ship’s galley, mess and scullery as part of the volunteer program aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy.
The opportunity to give to others was the perfect birthday present for Seaman Medic Renee Simmons, who was selected to participate in PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP 2015.