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July 8, 2019

USNS Comfort Arrives in Peru to Provide Medical Assistance

Hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Callao, Peru, for the second mission stop of its 2019 deployment, July 8. U.S. service members and medical professionals will work alongside international partner and host nation medical professionals to provide much-needed medical assistance in communities with urgent health care needs, including local populations and vulnerable Venezuelans who have fled to Peru from the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.

July 8, 2019

U.S. Military Medical Team Provides Care in Guatemala

CHIANTLA, Guatemala- Men, women, young children and elderly citizens all lined up at 4 a.m. outside of gymnasium doors to received medical services. Medical Readiness Training Exercise is a multi-day medical event that offers general health evaluation, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy and preventive medicine as part of annual exercise Beyond the Horizon 2019. 

July 8, 2019

U.S. & Chilean Navies Partner for Teamwork South 2019

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet (USNAVSO/FOURTHFLT) and Chilean maritime forces partner for exercise Teamwork South 2019 off the Chilean coast July 5. 

July 5, 2019

US 4th Fleet & Partner Nations Complete the Pacific Phase of UNITAS LX

VALPARAISO, Chile (NNS) – Since arriving in Chile, more than 1,700 personnel from 13 nations have collaborated and participated in UNITAS, the world’s longest running multinational maritime exercise, from June 24 – July 3.

July 5, 2019

Comfort Completes First Medical Mission of 2019 Deployment in Manta

During Comfort’s six-day medical mission in Manta, 320 medical professionals of the United States Navy and seven partner nations provided care for 7,799 patients and performed more than 120 surgeries aboard the ship.

July 1, 2019

Joint Forces Hone Cohesion and Skills During Fire Exercise

U.S. Air Force and Army service members from Joint Task Force – Bravo and Army Support Activity held a joint training exercise June 26, 2019.

July 1, 2019

Comfort Opening Ceremony Held in Manta

Senior leadership from the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) alongside host and partner nation personnel attended the opening ceremony in Manta, Ecuador, June 28.

June 28, 2019

Fuerzas Comando 19 Closing Ceremony Sees Familiar Team Win Title

Fuerzas Comando 2019 came to an end with a closing ceremony held in the Edificio Bicentenario Ejercito de Chile, Santiago, Chile, June 27, 2019.

June 27, 2019

Comfort Arrives in Manta for First Medical Mission

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Manta, Ecuador for the first mission stop of the 2019 deployment, June 26.

June 24, 2019

NAMRU-6 Holds Change of Command

U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6) held a change of command ceremony at the Peruvian Naval Hospital in Callao, Peru June 21.

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