Military Sealift Command: Worldwide and mission ready

Every day, more than 9,500 dedicated men and women of our U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command deliver critical supplies and conduct missions across the world’s oceans. Here’s what we’ve been up to recently:

U.S. RED SEA (Oct. 26, 2013) Seaman Jonathon Dunaway, left, and Boatswain's Mate Seaman Colby Todd attach a cargo pendant to an SA-330J Puma helicopter on the flight deck of USS Mason (DDG 87) during a vertical replenishment with USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14). (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Rob Aylward)

U.S. RED SEA (Oct. 26, 2013) Seaman Jonathon Dunaway, left, and Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Colby Todd attach a cargo pendant to an SA-330J Puma helicopter on the flight deck of USS Mason (DDG 87) during a vertical replenishment with USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14). (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Rob Aylward)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 25, 2013) Sailors perform planks during physical training on the flight deck of the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40). Frank Cable, forward deployed to the island of Guam, conducts maintenance and support of submarines and surface vessels deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by MCSN Gabrielle Joyner)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 25, 2013) Sailors perform planks during physical training on the flight deck of the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40). Frank Cable, forward deployed to the island of Guam, conducts maintenance and support of submarines and surface vessels deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by MCSN Gabrielle Joyner)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 28, 2013) Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners heave fuel lines aboard the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20). (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Mike Wright)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 28, 2013) Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners heave fuel lines aboard the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20). (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Mike Wright)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 28, 2013) USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195), bottom, resupplies USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20). Mount Whitney is underway in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Collin Turner)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 28, 2013) USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195), bottom, resupplies USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20). Mount Whitney is underway in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Collin Turner)

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