Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Neil Palpallatoc embraces his son before deploying aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Cle

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SAN DIEGO (March 21, 2011) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Neil Palpallatoc embraces his son before deploying aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland (LPD 7) in support of Pacific Partnership 2011. Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission designed to strengthen regional partnerships. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Benjamin Crossley/Released)

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 SAN DIEGO (March 21, 2011) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Neil Palpallatoc embraces his son before deploying aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland (LPD 7) in support of Pacific Partnership 2011. Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance mission designed to strengthen regional partnerships. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Benjamin Crossley/Released)