170927-A-QE286-0126 PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala (Sept. 27, 2017) U.S. Navy Equipment Operator 1st Class Gary Shepard, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1, checks a drill rig nozzle during water well drilling operations, as part of Southern Partnership Station 17. SPS 17 is a U.S. Navy deployment executed by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces in Central and South America. (U.S. Army photo by Specialist Judge Jones)