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USNS Comfort Hospital Ship

USNS Comfort

The U.S. naval ship is coming to Dominica! It is the largest hospital ship in the world and provides free health care.  We Ross students will have the opportunity to volunteer to assist the staff on board.

Commanding Officer of USNS Comfort relieved of duty

Norfolk, Va. – Capt. Rachel Haltner was relieved of her duties as commanding officer of the Medical Treatment Facility (MTF), USNS Comfort on March 30th by the Command of Military Sealift Command, Rear Adm. 126 more words

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USNS Comfort deploying Wednesday

Norfolk, Va. – The USNS Comfort is scheduled to deploy Wednesday, April 1 on a five-month humanitarian mission to 11 Latin American and Caribbean countries. 194 more words

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Throwback Thursday: Aboard the USNS Comfort, Fall 2007

In 2007, I spent five weeks on the USNS Comfort as a nurse officer with the US Public Health Service. USNS Comfort’s Partnership for the Americas humanitarian mission, which began on June 15, 2007, was a major component of the President Bush’s “Advancing the Cause of Social Justice in the Western Hemisphere” initiative. 80 more words

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USNS Comfort Departs Baltimore For The Final Time

BALTIMORE (WJZ)—The hospital ship USNS Comfort has left Baltimore for the last time, and a quarter century relationship comes to an end.

Alex DeMetrick was dockside as the ship left for its new home. 341 more words

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Senator Mikulski Takes On Navy Over Fate Of USNS Comfort

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — It was Mikulski vs. the Navy on Capitol Hill, in a tug of war over the hospital ship Comfort and whether it would stay in Baltimore or move to Virginia. 365 more words

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Sen. Mikulski Requests Navy To Keep USNS Comfort In Baltimore

WASHINGTON (WJZ)– U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) urged the U.S. Navy to keep the USNS Comfort in the Port of Baltimore.

The Navy had announced that it would move the hospital ship to Norfolk, Va. 222 more words

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