The USNS Mercy Hospital Ship
Guard duty can be hot in Cambodia, but it's always fun.
The American Ambassador to Cambodia, at the opening ceremony for the Pacific Partnership 2010 in SihanoukVille, Cambodia.
At the opening ceremony for the Pacific Partnership 2010 in Cambodia
Opening Ceremony, Pacific Partnership 2010 Commander Lisa Franchetti
The Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia at the Pacific Partnership 2010 Opening Ceremony
Captain of the JDS Kunisaki, at the opening ceremony of the Pacific Partnership 2010 in Cambodia
Commodore Veasna of the Cambodian Navy, along with his American Counterpart
The USNS Mercy is the BIG ship in this picture
Thank You Obama
Looking for a Tuk Tuk ride into SihanoukVille?
Opening ceremony of the Pacific Partnership 2010 in SihanoukVille, Cambodia
It's not an opening ceremony, without the band. Turn it up!
Welcome USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) to Sunny SihanoukVille, Cambodia. Please drop by anytime
Captain of the JDS Kunisaki
A trip to the big boat
The Japanese Navy stood guard for the USNS Mercy
Tuk Tuk drivers in SihanoukVille, looking for a week's pay. (or maybe a month)
Audience for the Pacific Partnership 2010 ceremony in SihanoukVille, Cambodia
Lots of white hats in attendance
At the SihanoukVille Port, on the pier.
The Bandaid II ferry ship for the USNS Mercy
Medical room inside the Mercy
The Mercy's crew at work
They help, they care.... Thank you!
Medical room on the Mercy
Cambodia and America. Working together.
A gaggle of reporters on the USNS Mercy
America. Best snacks in the world
Please, DO NOT touch the thumbtacks on the map. (you might set the ship off course) Thank You.
Prepared for any emergency. Stretchers line many walls in the ship.
Micronesia looks like a nice place too.
A few of the former Captains of the USNS Mercy
Australia came to the rescue too
Operating room on the USNS Mercy
Nobody at in the mess, 'cause they were busy working at the SihanoukVille Hospital.
So the cooks could stand around waving to us.
USNS Mercy Ship's Bridge
The ship probably is 6 stories high
Fire!..... Not for long on the Mercy
Danger. Biomedical Equipment Technician inside
If you have a hospital ship, you gotta have drugs. (and people who know how to use them)
Engine Team 2005. It was a good year.
They appear to be bicycle locks
The Engineering Team strikes again (does that say "We Bail water"?)
Some U.S. Mercy Navy crew on shore leave in Sunny SihanoukVille, who made me promise to put their picture on this website.
And finally, the finale. Here's some pictures of the closing ceremony for the Pacific Partnership 2010 in Cambodia. And the pre-closing party aboard the JDS Kunisake.
*** (Welcome back to the USNS Mercy for the 2012 Pacific Partnership in SihanoukVille, Cambodia.)