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  • A remote controlled drone launches from the flight deck of the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9) during a missile exercise in the Philippine Sea, March 16, 2019. Missile exercises are designed to increase the tactical proficiency, lethality, and interoperability of participating units in an Era of Great Power Competition.

    A remote controlled drone launches from the flight deck of the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9) during a missile exercise in the Philippine Sea, March 16, 2019. Missile exercises are designed to increase the tactical proficiency, lethality, and interoperability of participating units in an Era of Great Power Competition. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Jeremy Graham)

  • The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13) prepares for a towing exercise with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), not pictured, in the Atlantic Ocean.

    The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13) prepares for a towing exercise with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), not pictured, in the Atlantic Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 James R. Turner)

  • USNS Button sets sail for Exercise Pacific Blitz.

    USNS Button sets sail for Exercise Pacific Blitz.

  • The Military Sealift Command dry cargo ammunition ship USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13) departs Naval Station Norfolk. Medgar Evers is scheduled to complete an overseas deployment in support of U.S. Navy forces operating in the U.S. Sixth Fleet's area of responsibility.

    The Military Sealift Command dry cargo ammunition ship USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13) departs Naval Station Norfolk. Medgar Evers is scheduled to complete an overseas deployment in support of U.S. Navy forces operating in the U.S. Sixth Fleet's area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy Photo by Jennifer Hunt)

  • The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8) is underway alongside the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) during an underway replenishment-at-sea.

    The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8) is underway alongside the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) during an underway replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Adam K. Thomas)

  • Military Sealift Command's expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10) pulls into Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story.

    Military Sealift Command's expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10) pulls into Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. (U.S. Navy photo by Brian Suriani)

  • Marines and Sailors with Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit transfer stores from the USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) to the USS Arlington (LPD 24) during a replenishment at sea, Dec 29, 2018.

    Marines and Sailors with Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit transfer stores from the USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) to the USS Arlington (LPD 24) during a replenishment at sea, Dec 29, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Ochoa)

SHIP IN THE SPOTLIGHT

We're spotlighting the crew of Military Sealift Command's dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4) for logistical support they have been providing in the U.S. 5th Fleet's area of responsibility.<br><br>USNS Richard E. Byrd has been conducting re-supply missions by providing underway replenishment-at-sea and vertical replenishment-at-sea services for U.S. Navy and allied ships operating in theater. Recent logistical support efforts include the re-supply of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43).

We're spotlighting the crew of Military Sealift Command's dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4) for logistical support they have been providing in the U.S. 5th Fleet's area of responsibility.

USNS Richard E. Byrd has been conducting re-supply missions by providing underway replenishment-at-sea and vertical replenishment-at-sea services for U.S. Navy and allied ships operating in theater. Recent logistical support efforts include the re-supply of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43).