U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division fuel trucks await loading aboard MSC fast sealift ship USNS Antares in Charleston, S.C. Photo by Bill Cook.
Gently . . . gently . . . MSC's Maritime Prepositioning ship USNS Lance Cpl. Roy M. Wheat is moved into place at the Port of Ash Shuaybah in Kuwait, by harbor tugs on her maiden voyage.
A U.S. Marine watches as cargo is off-loaded from MSC's large, medium-speed, roll-on/roll-off ship USNS Yano during troop rotations in the Middle East. Photo by JO3 Eric L. Beauregard, USN.
Spanish special operations forces stand guard over USNS Saturn crew members who played the role of a hostile ship crew during a mock boarding exercise conducted as part of Exercise Sea Saber 2004. The exercise focused on the interdiction of a maritime shipment of weapons of mass destruction and related material on the high seas. Photo by PH2 Jeffrey Lehrberg, USN.
MSC fast combat stores ship USNS Supply conducts a refueling and vertical replenishment at sea with the guided missile cruiser USS Mahan as part of Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) in the Atlantic Ocean. Photo by PHAM Konstandinos Goumenidis, USN.
A helicopter makes its way down the stern ramp of one of MSC's LMSRs in Kuwait. Photo by IT1 Danny Hoile, USNR.
by Vice Admiral David L. Brewer III
Commander, Military Sealift Command
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