Rim of the Pacific Story Archive

Commander, US 3rd Fleet Hosts RIMPAC Military Medicine Symposium  (2 July 2014)
Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet (C3F) hosted the inaugural Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Military Medicine Symposium aboard the USS Peleliu (LHA 5) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam July 1-2.
Navy Looks to Biofuels to Sail the Great Green Fleet in 2016  (3 July 2014)
Ships and aircraft in the next Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise could be running on biofuels, and they won't even need to know it, according to speakers at an Alternative Fuels Overview briefing in Pearl Harbor for RIMPAC 2014 participants.
Navy Surgeon General Visits the Peace Ark  (4 July 2014)
The U.S. Navy Surgeon General and Chief of the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, embarked the People's Republic of China medical ship Peace Ark (T-AH 866) for a tour, while it is in port for the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014 in Pearl Harbor July 2.
RIMPAC Medical Exchange Conference Held Aboard PLA(N) Peace Ark  (5 July 2014)
The Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLA(N)) hospital ship Peace Ark (T-AH 886) hosted a medical exchange conference as part of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014 in Pearl Harbor July 3.
RIMPAC Sets the Scene for HA/DR  (9 July 2014)
U.S. 3rd Fleet (C3F) conducted a two-day scene setter here for the multinational and interagency participants of the humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) scenario of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014 July 5-6.
USS Anchorage Departs for RIMPAC, San Diego  (12 July 2014)
Amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) set sail to participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014, July 10.
RIMPAC 2014 Participants Conduct Sinking Exercise  (15 July 2014)
Live fire from ships, submarines and aircraft participating in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) 2014 sank the decommissioned USS Tuscaloosa (LST 1187) at about 12:15 p.m., July 14, in waters 15,000 feet deep, 57 nautical miles northwest of Kauai.
USNS Mercy Departs Pearl Harbor for RIMPAC's Sea Phase  (16 July 2014)
The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departed Pearl Harbor July 15 to participate in the sea phase of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014, the world's largest international maritime exercise.
Special Operations Forces, USS Independence Train during RIMPAC 2014  (18 July 2014)
Special forces from the U.S., the Republic of Korea and Peru conducted a covert training mission aboard the littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS 2) as part of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014.
PRC Vice Admiral Tours Mercy during RIMPAC 2014  (20 July 2014)
The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) hosted the commander of People's Republic of China, People's Liberation Army (Navy) South Sea Fleet July 15 while the ship was underway for Rim of the Pacific's (RIMPAC) 2014.
USS Gary Demonstrates Capabilities during RIMPAC 2014  (22 July 2014)
Working alongside multinational naval forces during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014, the Oliver Hazard Perry-Class guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) demonstrated her proficiency in gunnery, maritime interdiction operations, helicopter operations, small boat operation
RIMPAC 2014 Concludes with Enhanced Cooperation among 22 Nations  (2 August 2014)
The world's largest international maritime exercise, Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014, concluded with the participation of 22 nations, 49 surface ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California, August 1.

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