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  • ATLANTIC OCEAN (May 13, 2020) A Navy diver assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 dons a KM37 surface supplied diving helmet before conducting a dive from the Military Sealift Command fleet ocean tug USNS Apache (T-ATF 172). (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Jeff Atherton) 200513-N-AP176-1009
  • LOS ANGELES (April 28, 2020) Lt. j.g. Joyce Sim, from Seoul, Korea, adjusts a pillow while treating a patient aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Mercy deployed in support of the nation's COVID-19 response efforts, and serves as a referral hospital for non-COVID-19 patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals. This allows shore base hospitals to focus their efforts on COVID-19 cases. One of the Department of Defense's missions is Defense Support of Civil Authorities. DoD is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the lead federal agency, as well as state, local and public health authorities in helping protect the health and safety of the American people. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan M. Breeden) 200428-N-PH222-1015
  • NEW YORK (April 25, 2020) - Civil service mariner James Brittain tends to the port boiler aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20). Comfort cares for critical and non critical patients without regard to their COVID-19 status. Comfort is working with Javits New York Medical Station as an integrated system to relieve the New York City medical system, in support of U.S. Northern Command's Defense Support of Civil Authorities as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sara Eshleman) 200425-N-EV253-1014
  • NEW YORK (April 26, 2020) Sailors transport the last patient off the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) for relocation to a local hospital for the appropriate level of follow-on care. Comfort cares for critical and non-critical patients without regard for their COVID-19 status. Comfort is working with the Javits New York Medical Station as an integrated system to relieve the New York City medical system, in support of the U.S. Northern Command's Defense Support of Civil Authorities as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Scott Bigley) 200426-N-LL146-2012
  • NEW YORK (April 15, 2020) Capt. Joseph O'Brien, mission commander of Task Force New York City, greets more than 40 medical providers joining the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) in New York City. Comfort cares for trauma, emergency and urgent care patients without regard for their COVID-19 status. Comfort is working with the Javits New York Medical Station as an integrated system to relieve the New York City medical system, in support of the U.S. Northern Command's Defense Support of Civil Authorities as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Scott Bigley) 200415-N-LL146-2150
  • LOS ANGELES (April 11, 2020) Sailors conduct an ultrasound on a patient in the radiology suite aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), April 11, 2020. Mercy deployed in support of the nation's COVID-19 response efforts, and will serve as a referral hospital for non-COVID-19 patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals. This allows shore base hospitals to focus their efforts on COVID-19 cases. One of the Department of Defense's missions is Defense Support of Civil Authorities. DoD is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the lead federal agency, as well as state, local and public health authorities in helping protect the health and safety of the American people. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan M. Breeden) 200411-N-PH222-1236
  • LOS ANGELES (April 2, 2020) Sailors treat a patient aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Mercy deployed in support of the nation's COVID-19 response efforts, and will serve as a referral hospital for non-COVID-19 patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals. This allows shore base hospitals to focus their efforts on COVID-19 cases. One of the Department of Defense's missions is Defense Support of Civil Authorities. DoD is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the lead federal agency, as well as state, local and public health authorities in helping protect the health and safety of the American people. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan M. Breeden) 200402-N-PH222-1182
  • LOS ANGELES (April 1, 2020) Sailors treat a patient aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), April 1, 2020. Mercy deployed in support of the nation's COVID-19 response efforts, and will serve as a referral hospital for non-COVID-19 patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals. This allows shore base hospitals to focus their efforts on COVID-19 cases. One of the Department of Defense's missions is Defense Support of Civil Authorities. DoD is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the lead federal agency, as well as state, local and public health authorities in helping protect the health and safety of the American people. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan M. Breeden) 200401-N-PH222-1033
  • NEW YORK HARBOR (April 1, 2020) Sailors participate in a morning colors ceremony, April 1, 2020, aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) while the ship is moored in New York City in support of the nation's COVID-19 response efforts. Comfort will serve as a referral hospital for non-COVID-19 patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals. This allows shore-based hospitals to focus their efforts on COVID-19 cases. One of the Department of Defense's missions is Defense Support of Civil Authorities. DoD is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the lead federal agency, as well as state, local and public health authorities in helping protect the health and safety of the American people. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sara Eshleman) 200401-N-EV253-1021
  • LOS ANGELES (March 31, 2020) Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly speaks across the brow with leadership of Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), March 31, 2020. Mercy deployed in support of the nation's COVID-19 response efforts, and will serve as a referral hospital for non-COVID-19 patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals. This allows shore base hospitals to focus their efforts on COVID-19 cases. One of the Department of Defense's missions is Defense Support of Civil Authorities. DoD is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the lead federal agency, as well as state, local and public health authorities in helping protect the health and safety of the American people. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Natalie M. Byers) 200331-N-ZZ513-1050
  • Norfolk, Virginia. (March 19, 2020) Navy Capt. Janice G. Smith salutes Rear Adm. Michael A. Wettlaufer, commander, Military Sealift Command, after she took command from Navy Capt. Hans E. Lynch as commander of Norfolk-based Military Sealift Command Atlantic during a change of command ceremony held at Naval Station Norfolk outside of MSC headquarters, March 19, 2020. (U.S. Navy photo by Visual Information Specialist Brian Suriani) 200319-N-CX372-5574
  • NORFOLK (March 7, 2020) Ship namesake Hershel 200307-N-BI924-1109
  • NORFOLK (March 7, 2020) Sailors aboard the expeditionary sea base USS Hershel 200307-N-NU634-100
  • NORFOLK (March 7, 2020) Cmdr. Samuel Hoard Jr., officer-in-charge of the Gold crew, escorts retired U.S. Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 4 Hershel 200307-N-NO101-112
  • ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 17, 2020) Ordinary Seaman Jia'mall Whitaker Brickers, a contracted mariner assigned to the Military Sealift Command's Bob Hope-class roll-on/roll-off ship USNS Benavidez (T-AKR 306), stands bridge wing lookout while underway. Benavidez is underway in support of Agile Defender 2020. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jordan R. Bair) 200217-N-FO574-1018
  • MANAMA, Bahrain (Feb. 3, 2020) Tyler McSwain and Luke Welker, crew members assigned to USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), remove abandoned fishing nets from a sea turtle found entangled in the marine debris in the Arabian Sea Feb. 3, 2020. William Mclean is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy Photo) 200203-N-ZZ111-1002
  • GAETA, Italy (Jan. 15, 2020) Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners assigned to the Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) stand in formation to commemorate the 49th birthday of the Mount Whitney in Gaeta, Italy, Jan. 15, 2020. Mount Whitney is the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, homeported in Gaeta, and operates with a combined crew of U.S. Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Barnes) 200114-N-EI510-0022
  • APRA HARBOR, GUAM (Dec. 19, 2019) Military Sealift Command civilian mariners handle lines aboard the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) as the ship returns to homeport after conducting sea trials, Dec. 19, 2019. Frank Cable, forward deployed to the island of Guam, repairs, rearms and re-provisions submarines and surface vessels in the Indo Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Heather C. Wamsley) 191219-N-DS883-126
  • SAN DIEGO (Dec. 5, 2018) Sailors assigned to the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) participate in a mass casualty drill. Mercy is currently operating pierside in San Diego for Mercy Exercise 20-1 (MERCEX). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Harley K. Sarmiento) 191205-N-NH199-1009
  • SAN DIEGO (Dec. 4, 2019) Sailors assigned to the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), participate in a medical readiness team response drill in casualty receiving aboard Mercy. Mercy is currently operating pierside in San Diego for Mercy Exercise 20-1 (MERCEX). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Cameron Pinske) 191204-N-MD713-1008