Today is an exciting but yet emotional day for the USNS MERCY crew, family, and friends as the USNS MERCY departs for its Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18) deployment across the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The countries that we are scheduled to visit are: Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam.
#ICYMI: #USNSMercy departed San Diego Feb. 23rd bound for #Indonesia, #SriLanka, #Malaysia and #Vietnam for the Indo-Asia-Pacific's largest annual multilateral disaster response preparedness mission. #PacificPartnership. https://t.co/1Og2HSJ2Zh pic.twitter.com/vjto9Dr3rB
— U.S. Navy (@USNavy) February 24, 2018