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180421-N-OU129-078 TAWAU, Malaysia (April 21, 2018) Steelworker 2nd Class Steven Neer of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 and a Malaysian Armed Forces member install roofing at an engineering project at SK Kampung Jawa school near Tawau, Malaysia as a part of Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18). PP18’s mission is to work collectively with host and partner nations to enhance regional interoperability and disaster response capabilities, increased stability and security in the region, and foster new and enduring friendships across the Indo-Pacific Region. Pacific Partnership, now in its 13th iteration, is the largest annual multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/Released)