U.S MILITARY HIGH-SPEED VESSEL TO HONIARA FRIDAY

USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3). Photo credit: www.flickr.com

USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3). Photo credit: www.flickr.com

A US Military high-speed vessel will arrive in Honiara this Friday.

Called USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3), this is the ship’s third stop of Pacific Partnership 2015.

Millinocket and embarked Task Force Forager, are currently serving as the secondary platform for Pacific Partnership 2015.

The primary platform for the mission is the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19).

Task Force Forager, embarked aboard Millinocket, comprises 120 Airmen, Marines, Sailors and Soldiers and partner nations from Australia and New Zealand.

Captain James Meyer, Commodore, Task Force Forager says they are incredibly excited about this voyage.

Now in its tenth iteration, Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region.

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