U.S. Navy Equipment Operator 3rd Class Yue Zhao, from Los Angeles, Chief Equipment Operator Christian Ransomer, from Dayton, Ohio, and Construction Mechanic Constructionman Apprentice Austin Loller, from Fort Smith, Arkansas, dig a trench with an excavator at the National Referral Hospital in Honiara, Solomon Islands, during Pacific Partnership 2024-1, Nov. 22, 2023. Pacific Partnership, now in its 19th iteration, is the largest multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific and works to enhance regional interoperability and disaster response capabilities, increase security stability in the region, and foster new and enduring friendships. (U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Thomas Crivello)