MSC: 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 this week:

VELLA GULF, Solomon Islands (Aug. 5, 2013) USNS Mathew Perry (T-AKE 9), USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) and the Royal New Zealand Navy multi role vessel HMNZS Canterbury (LSL 421) transit the Vella Gulf during Pacific Partnership 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Tim D. Godbee)

VELLA GULF, Solomon Islands (Aug. 5, 2013) USNS Mathew Perry (T-AKE 9), USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) and the Royal New Zealand Navy multi role vessel HMNZS Canterbury (LSL 421) transit the Vella Gulf during Pacific Partnership 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Tim D. Godbee)

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 5, 2013) USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) is underway alongside the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during an underway replenishment. Bush is conducting tailored ship's training availability and final evaluation problem (TSTA/FEP) in the Atlantic Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by MCSN Abe McNatt)

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 5, 2013) USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) is underway alongside the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during an underway replenishment. Bush is conducting tailored ship’s training availability and final evaluation problem (TSTA/FEP) in the Atlantic Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by MCSN Abe McNatt)

MEDITERRRANEAN SEA (Aug. 5, 2013) The U.S. 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) quick response team assists a family member use a firefighting hose during a one-day Tiger Cruise from Gaeta, Italy. (U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Collin Turner)

MEDITERRRANEAN SEA (Aug. 5, 2013) The U.S. 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) quick response team assists a family member use a firefighting hose during a one-day Tiger Cruise from Gaeta, Italy. (U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Collin Turner)

 

PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 8, 2013) Sailors assigned to USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) clear the flight deck after connecting a cargo sling to a helicopter from USNS Mathew Perry (T-AKE 9) during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by MCC Chris Fowler)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 8, 2013) Sailors assigned to USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) clear the flight deck after connecting a cargo sling to a helicopter from USNS Mathew Perry (T-AKE 9) during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by MCC Chris Fowler)

MAYPORT, Fla. (Aug. 5, 2013) USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) departs Naval Station Mayport. The new class of high-speed vessels are capable of transporting approximately 600 tons of equipment and military personnel 1,200 miles at an average speed of 35 knots. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Adam Henderson)

MAYPORT, Fla. (Aug. 5, 2013) USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) departs Naval Station Mayport. The new class of high-speed vessels are capable of transporting approximately 600 tons of equipment and military personnel 1,200 miles at an average speed of 35 knots. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Adam Henderson)

 

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