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PEARL HARBOR (July 1, 2016) The fast combat support ship USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7) arrives at Joint Base Pearl
Harbor- Hickam for Rim of the Pacific 2016.  Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than
200 aircraft  and  25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC      from June 30 to Aug. 4,       in and around the
Hawaiian Islands and  Southern California.
The world's largest international maritime exercise,     RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps
participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that  are critical  to ensuring the safety of sea lanes
and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2016 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971.

USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7) In RIMPAC 2016
PEARL HARBOR (July 11, 2016)   The fast combat support ship USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7)   departs Joint Base
Pearl Harbor-Hickam for Rim of the Pacific 2016.     Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines,
more than 200 aircraft  and  25,000 personnel  are participating in  RIMPAC  from June 30 to Aug. 4,   in and
around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world's largest international maritime exercise,

Notice Rainer's CHALLENGE COIN - Provided by Bruce Leach Jr. MSCPAC, Everett, Wa.