USNS Mercy's participation in #RIMPAC2014 is just one example of the world's navies coming together to work on common interest. Mercy and her Sailors are helping to train other nations during #RIMPAC2014 response best practices for Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief efforts (HADR) #Infograhic
Just six countries export a whopping 74 percent of the world's weapons, with the US making up 35 percent of the global total. In July, UN member countries will debate the adoption of a global Arms Trade Treaty. Let's use this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to keep weapons out of the wrong hands.