USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) Story Archive

Comfort Corpsmen Give Infant Another Shot at Life  (2 February 2010)
Two Sailors aboard USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) gave an infant another chance at life Jan. 24 when the child was born in critical condition aboard the hospital ship as it operated off the coast of Haiti.
MEDEVACs Haitian Patients to U.S. for Further Care   (5 February 2010)
Five Haitians and one American travelled to North Carolina for advanced medical treatment Feb. 2 as a result of a joint U.S. military effort.
Patients Return to Haiti After Comfort Care  (8 February 2010)
As of Feb. 2, more than 350 medical patients have been transferred or discharged from the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) following treatment for critical injuries sustained during a 7.0 magnitude earthquake.
Project HOPE Lends a Helping Hand in Haiti  (8 February 2010)
Doctors and nurses with Project HOPE (Help Opportunities for People Everywhere) joined 33 fellow volunteers aboard USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) Feb. 4 to help provide medical services to victims of the earthquake that devastated Haiti earlier this year.
Red Cross Workers Aboard Comfort Vital to Mission Success   (8 February 2010)
When a Red Cross volunteer noticed a young boy in the pediatrics ward aboard USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) crying for his father who was still in Port-au-Prince, a passion to help moved him to action resulting in a Feb. 5 reunion between father and son.
Port-au-Prince Aftercare Facility Receives First Comfort Patients  (8 February 2010)
Patients who recently received treatment aboard hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived at an intermediate aftercare facility (IAF) in Port-au-Prince Feb. 5 for post-operative treatment for inuries sustained during the devastating earthqauke.
Comfort Works to Expand Care Capability  (9 February 2010)
Personnel from USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) scouted possible helicopter landing zones near Cange, Haiti Feb. 8 that would expand the hospital ship's capability to transfer and receive patients injured in the earthquake that left hundreds of thousands of Haitians injured or dead.
Comfort Assists UNICEF in Finding Hope for Haitian Youth  (9 February 2010)
The director of the Institute of Social Welfare in Haiti visited the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) Feb. 8 to evaluate the needs of displaced Haitian children on board.
Chaplains Unite In Prayer Over Remains in Port-au-Prince  (10 February 2010)
U.S. Navy chaplains and a small congregation of aid workers stopped to pray Feb. 5 for the remains of victims still buried at Hotel Montana in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Haitian-American Physician Instrumental in support of Operation Unified Response  (16 February 2010)
As USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) marks one month of supporting Operation Unified Response in Haiti, an embarked Haitian-American physician continues to impact the mission by bridging the cultural gap between crew members and patients while also treating his fellow countrymen and women.
Galley Staff Nourish Comfort Crew, Patients  (16 February 2010)
Culinary Specialists (CS) and Food Service Attendants (FSA) aboard the Military Sealift Commnad hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) have provided more than 40,000 meals to the ship's crew, medical patients and their escorts as of Feb. 12.
Haitians find Comfort and Inspiration aboard Hospital Ship  (16 February 2010)
The crew of the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) gathered Feb. 12 on the vessel's mess deck for a service of remembrance and hope honoring Haitians and relief workers affected by the 7.0 magnitude earthquake which devastated Haiti one month ago.
Comfort Sailors Deliver Goodwill Items to Haitian Youth  (19 February 2010)
Sailors from the pastoral care department aboard USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) delivered toys and clothes Feb. 15 to children at the University of Miami Field Hospital recovering from injuries suffered in the earthquake that devastated Haiti.
Comfort Sailors Teach Critical Skills at Haitian Medical Facility  (22 February 2010)
Sailors embarked on the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) provided physical therapy assistance and subject-matter expert advice to medical staff members at St. Damien Hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti Feb. 19.
Comfort Sailors Celebrate Supply Corps Birthday  (25 February 2010)
Sailors assigned to the supply department aboard USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) celebrated 215 years of providing vital supply and logistics to the U.S. Navy Feb. 23.

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