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140828-N-ZZ145-6824.jpg Photo By: MC2 Daniel Viramontes

May 19, 2021
100727-N-7280V-401 PELELIU, Republic of Palau (July 27, 2010) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Lee Cortez, assigned to U.S. Naval Hospital Guam, takes water samples at a local well to determine PH levels. The U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) is in the Republic of Palau conducting medical and community service projects as part of Pacific Partnership 2010, the fifth in a series of annual U.S. Pacific Fleet endeavors aimed at strengthening regional relationships with host nations and partner nations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Viramontes/Released)


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