The Civil Service Mariners who crew Military Sealift Command's fast combat support ship, USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8), got the ship underway from Naval Station Norfolk, March 22, to do what the U.S. Navy has done for 100 years, underway replenishments at sea (UNREP).
The sacrifice of U.S merchant mariners and the contribution of the maritime industry were observed during a National Maritime Day celebration hosted by the Norfolk Propeller Club and Port of Norfolk with participation by Military Sealift Command, May 22.
Every year Military Sealift Command (MSC) selects and sponsors one senior civil service mariner (CIVMAR) to the U.S. Naval War College for a year as a full-time student. In June, a six-year MSC chief mate, Todd R. Kutkiewicz, will be graduating from the War College with a graduate degree.
Military Sealift Command's special observance program hosted a celebration on board Naval Station Norfolk to honor the sacrifices and accomplishment of Asian American Pacific Islander citizens, May 31.
Service members and civilian teammates attached to the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command gathered at Ely Hall onboard Naval Station Norfolk to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Month 2017, June 28.
USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201), the U.S. Navy's twelfth ship of the Henry J. Kaiser class underway replenishment oilers, deployed to U.S. Naval Forces Central and U.S. 5th Fleets area of responsibility, July 26.
Military Sealift Command chartered heavy lift ship MV Ocean Giant pulled into Naval Station Norfolk to complete its support of of Pacer Goose 2017, the annual resupply mission to Thule Air Base, Aug. 18.
Military Sealift Command's dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12) got underway from Norfolk, Virginia to support federal, state and local authorities' ongoing relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
Military Sealift Command's dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12) has commenced logistic support operations in the vicinity of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma.