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Johanna Crawford, supervisory associate council, Military Sealift Command (MSC), left, presents Steven C. Cade, Executive Director, MSC, right, with a 75th anniversary scroll to kick off the organization-wide signing of the document April 10, 2024. The scroll was designed to commemorate MSC's 75 years of maritime excellence.

The U.S. Army’s 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary) loads vehicles onto MV Roy Benavidez (T-AKR-306) March 15, 2024.

Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade exit a U.S. Army UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter after single-spot deck-landing qualifications on prepositioning ship USNS Dahl (T-AKR 312), March 7. (Courtesy photo)

Military Sealift Command (MSC) chartered ship MV Cape Horn (T-AKR 5068) departs the port of Sattahip, Thailand, after discharging about 260 end items for exercise Cobra Gold 2024, Feb. 22. CG24 is the 43rd iteration of the Joint Cobra Gold series of exercises. CG24 emphasizes coordination on readiness, civic action, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, and seeks to expand regional cooperation and collaboration in these vital areas. MSC directs and supports operations for approximately 140 civilian-crewed ships that replenish U.S. Navy ships at sea, conduct specialized missions, preposition combat cargo at sea around the world, perform a variety of support services, and move military equipment and supplies to deployed U.S. forces. (Photo by Grady T. Fontana)

USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) returns to Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego after supporting Pacific Partnership 2024.

Military Sealift Command’s (MSC) sixth expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) shifted its hub port in Saipan to Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek – Fort Story, Va., Feb. 3, 2024.

U.S. Lt. Cmdr. Katie Lee, an ER doctor, relaxes in a massage chair in the resiliency room aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) underway in the Pacific Ocean, as part of Pacific Partnership 2024-1, Jan. 23, 2024. Pacific Partnership, now in its 19th iteration, is the largest multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific and works to enhance regional interoperability and disaster response capabilities, increase security stability in the region, and foster new and enduring friendships. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin Ontiveros)

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Ship In the Spotlight The Military Sealift Command Fleet Replenishment Oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202) is the 16th in a class of Henry J. Kaiser underway replenishment oilers operated by Military Sealift Command. It was built by Avondale Shipyards, Inc., New Orleans and launched Feb. 6, 1993. Yukon is currently providing logistics support to U.S. Navy and partner vessels operating in the 7th Fleet.  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act  |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act 
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