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Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a scheduled visit during Pacific Partnership 2022, May 12, 2022.

Tugboats jettison water into the air during a ‘water salute’ held in honor of National Maritime Day in downtown Norfolk, Virginia, May 19.

Rear Admiral Michael Wettlaufer, commander, Military Sealift Command, speaks to delegates of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Shipping Working Group during a week-long seminar at Old Dominion University’s Virginia Modeling Analysis Simulation Center in Suffolk, Va., May 9, 2022.

(Left to Right) Religious Program Specialist 2nd Class Evan Andrade, Lt. Jg. Wendy Byh-Jongejan, RP2 Daniel Tomaso, and Cmdr. Christopher Martin pose in front of the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) prior to a Pacific Partnership 2022 deployment at Naval Base San Diego, April 12. The Sailors make up the USNS Mercy’s religious staff. Mercy can steam to assist anywhere to provide relief as a symbol of Navy Medicine’s abilities around the world, and must be in a five-day-activation status in order to support missions over the horizon, and be ready, reliable and resilient to support mission commanders.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Raphael McCorey)

USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departs Naval Base San Diego.

Sailors assigned to the Emory S. Land-class submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) and the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Springfield (SSN 761), Royal Australian Navy sailors and personnel from Joint Explosive Ordnance Support, Western Australia, participate in an expeditionary rearming exercise at HMAS Stirling Navy Base on Garden Island off the coast of Perth, Australia, April 24, 2022. Springfield is currently moored alongside Frank Cable conducting expeditionary rearming exercises with Frank Cable and the Royal Australian Navy. Frank Cable is currently on patrol conducting expeditionary maintenance and logistics in support of national security in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

Military Sealift Command in March charted American Roll-on Roll-Off Carrier (ARC) ship MV Endurance to load 1,333 pieces of critical U.S. Army cargo that included Army tanks, self-propelled artillery, armored personnel carriers, and support vehicles used to take part in Operation Atlantic Resolve in support of the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division’s deployment to Europe.  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act  |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  |  Veterans Crisis Line  |  DoD Safe Helpline  |  Navy SAPR  |  NCIS Tips  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Webmaster
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