190405-N-CO914-1031 KUCHING, Malaysia (April 5, 2019) – (Left to right) U.S. Navy Steelworker Constructionman Tywon Begger, Malaysian Army Kpl. Roysien Ak Bayang and Pbt. Ikram Akil remove old rebar from a concrete footing as part of a Pacific Partnership 2019 water tank restoration project at Tanah Puteh Elementary School. Pacific Partnership, now in its 14th iteration, is the largest annual multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific. Each year the mission team works collectively with host and partner nations to enhance regional interoperability and disaster response capabilities, increase security and stability in the region, and foster new and enduring friendships in the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nathan Carpenter)