• Actress Alfre Woodard (left) and Rep. John Lewis (D Ga.) prepare to weld their initials onto the keel plate of Military Sealift Command's newest fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lewis, during a keel laying ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO Shipyard San Diego.

    Actress Alfre Woodard (left) and Rep. John Lewis (D Ga.) prepare to weld their initials onto the keel plate of Military Sealift Command's newest fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lewis, during a keel laying ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO Shipyard San Diego.

  • Rep. Michael San Nicholas speaks to a crowd during the christening ceremony of Military Sealift Command's high-speed transport USNS Guam (T-HST 1), April 27. USNS Guam is an aluminum catamaran designed to be fast, flexible and maneuverable, even in austere port conditions, making the vessel ideal for transporting troops and equipment quickly.

    Rep. Michael San Nicholas speaks to a crowd during the christening ceremony of Military Sealift Command's high-speed transport USNS Guam (T-HST 1), April 27. USNS Guam is an aluminum catamaran designed to be fast, flexible and maneuverable, even in austere port conditions, making the vessel ideal for transporting troops and equipment quickly. (Navy photo by Grady T. Fontana)

  • The Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) transits the Pacific Ocean during Pacific Partnership 2019.

    The Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) transits the Pacific Ocean during Pacific Partnership 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Chanel Turner)

  • USNS Seay departs Jacksonville for a multi-year mission to support the United States Marine Corps.

    USNS Seay departs Jacksonville for a multi-year mission to support the United States Marine Corps. (U.S. Navy Photo by Dean Doolittle)

  • The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4) in the Arabian Sea, March 17, 2019.

    The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4) in the Arabian Sea, March 17, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Nick Bauer)

  • Pacific Partnership 2019 personnel stand at parade rest as the Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4) arrives at the Port of Kuching.

    Pacific Partnership 2019 personnel stand at parade rest as the Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4) arrives at the Port of Kuching. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Nicholas Burgains)

  • An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter transfers supplies from the Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) to the Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) during a vertical replenishment.

    An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter transfers supplies from the Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) to the Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) during a vertical replenishment. (U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Keely Om)

SHIP IN THE SPOTLIGHT

We're spotlighting the crew of Military Sealift Command's first-in-class high speed transport vessel USNS Guam (HST-1) which was christened April 27 at a ceremony aboard Naha Military Port in Okinawa Japan.<br><br>Replacing the WestPac Express, USNS Guam is an aluminum catamaran designed to be fast, flexible and maneuverable, making the vessel ideal for transporting troops and equipment. The vessel’s 25,000-square-foot mission-bay areas can be quickly reconfigured for any cargo requirement, from supporting disaster relief to transporting troops and equipment.

We're spotlighting the crew of Military Sealift Command's first-in-class high speed transport vessel USNS Guam (HST-1) which was christened April 27 at a ceremony aboard Naha Military Port in Okinawa Japan.

Replacing the WestPac Express, USNS Guam is an aluminum catamaran designed to be fast, flexible and maneuverable, making the vessel ideal for transporting troops and equipment. The vessel’s 25,000-square-foot mission-bay areas can be quickly reconfigured for any cargo requirement, from supporting disaster relief to transporting troops and equipment.