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USNS Comfort returning from Puerto Rico

NAVAL STATION NORFOLK (NNS) – The USNS Comfort will be in returning to Naval Station Norfolk this coming Monday just in time for Thanksgiving.

The Navy confirmed in a press release that the ship would be returning Monday at 11 a.m. 92 more words


USNS Comfort responds to second hospital generator failure in Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO – Four critical patients  were received by the USNS Comfort after a second hospital generator failure on Friday in Puerto Rico.

The ship was deployed to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. 613 more words


USNS Comfort arrives in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Help has arrived!

After leaving Norfolk to assist in humanitarian relief efforts after Hurricane Maria, the Mercy-class Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Puerto Rico on Tuesday, according to a press release from the United States Navy. 235 more words


Trump sending hospital ship to Puerto Rico; Washington Post credits Hillary Clinton

(National SentinelTrump Hate: President Donald J. Trump has been widely praised by officials in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico for his administration’s prompt relief responses to a series of hurricanes. 416 more words

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Hospital ship USNS Comfort leaves Norfolk for Puerto Rico

NORFOLK, Va. – The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort will left Norfolk on Friday to head

to Puerto Rico to support relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. 225 more words


US military sends ships, aircraft to Puerto Rico

The US military is planning to deploy the USNS Comfort hospital ship to assist with FEMA’s response efforts in Puerto Rico a week after Hurricane Maria smashed the island as a Category 4 storm, several defense officials told CNN. 793 more words