Night ops

Friday, February 11, 2005

USNS Mercy Operations

The Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) is in the Indian Ocean, offering services to tsunami victims. Here's a couple of examples:

Navy caption: 050211-N-6665R-037 Indian Ocean (Feb 11, 2005) - U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsmen and members of the non-governmental organization "Project Hope", take-in a patient following a medical evacuation to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) for treatment. Mercy is serving as an enabling platform to assist humanitarian operations ashore in ways that host nations and international relief organization find useful. Mercy is currently off the waters of Indonesia in support of Operation Unified Assistance, the humanitarian relief effort to aid the victims of the tsunami that struck Southeast Asia. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Jeffery Russell (RELEASED)


Navy caption:050211-N-6665R-019 Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia (Feb. 11, 2005) - Cmdr. Karen McDonald, assigned to the Military Sealift Command (MSC) hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), comforts a patient during a medical evacuation to the ship for treatment. Mercy is serving as an enabling platform to assist humanitarian operations ashore in ways that host nations and international relief organization find useful. Mercy is currently off the waters of Indonesia in support of Operation Unified Assistance, the humanitarian relief effort to aid the victims of the tsunami that struck Southeast Asia. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Jeffery Russell (RELEASED)


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