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  • Sailors embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) receive a patient during a medical evacuation. An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the "Nightdippers" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 5 conducted the patient transfer. Comfort is underway providing medical services in the vicinity of San Juan, Puerto Rico, with additional visits being planned around the island. The U.S. Health and Human Services and Puerto Rico Department of Health representatives are prioritizing patients at each stop prior to Comfort's arrival. The Department of Defense is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the lead federal agency, in helping those affected by Hurricane Maria to minimize suffering and is one component of the overall whole-of-government response effort.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ernest R. Scott (Released)  171018-N-ZN152-0064
  • A student at Cabot High School attempts the pull-up challenge before utilizing the Navy's Nimitz Virtual Reality Experience, which allows the user to lead a special warfare combatant-craft crewman team on a high-speed water extraction mission.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Timothy Walter (Released)  171018-N-FU443-0021
  • Explosive ordinance disposal  divers from the U.S. and Republic of Korea navies exit an MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter assigned to the Vanguards of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 14, Detachment 2A, during the annual Multinational Mine Warfare Exercise (MN MIWEX). MN MIWEX is a mine countermeasures exercise between the U.S., Republic of Korea, and U.N. Command Sending States meant to increase combined capabilities and readiness to respond to any contingency on the Korean peninsula.  U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman William Carlisle (Released)  171019-N-TB148-468
  • Builder 2nd Class Kyle Forsman, assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2, welds zinc anodes for underwater pier maintenance at Naval Base Guam, Oct. 19, 2017.  UCT-2 provides responsive inshore and underwater construction capabilities under the guidance of Commander, Task Force 75. They are able to construct, inspect, repair, and maintain ocean facilities as well as underwater systems.  U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Arthurgwain L. Marquez (Released)  171019-N-CW570-0032


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