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:

CORAL SEA (Aug. 13, 2013) Sailors and Marines aboard USS Denver (LPD 9) watch USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducts an underway replenishment with USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8). (U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Christopher Lindahl)

CORAL SEA (Aug. 13, 2013) Sailors and Marines aboard USS Denver (LPD 9) watch USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducts an underway replenishment with USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8). (U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Christopher Lindahl)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Aug. 14, 2013) USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) approaches USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) for an underway replenishment. Truman is deployed supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Donald R. White Jr.)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Aug. 14, 2013) USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) approaches USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) for an underway replenishment. Truman is deployed supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Donald R. White Jr.)

DRAGUIGNAN, France (Aug. 15, 2013) Information Systems Technician Seaman Ladale Fitzgerald, assigned to USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), places flags in front of a grave at the Rhone American Cemetery during a community service project in recognition of the 69th anniversary of allied troops landing in Provence during World War II. (U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Collin Turner)

DRAGUIGNAN, France (Aug. 15, 2013) Information Systems Technician Seaman Ladale Fitzgerald, assigned to USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), places flags in front of a grave at the Rhone American Cemetery during a community service project in recognition of the 69th anniversary of allied troops landing in Provence during World War II. (U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Collin Turner)

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 12, 2013) A Seahawk helicopter delivers supplies to USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) during a vertical replenishment with USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5). (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Brian Read Castillo)

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 12, 2013) A Seahawk helicopter delivers supplies to USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) during a vertical replenishment with USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5). (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Brian Read Castillo)

PHILIPPINE SEA (Aug. 14, 2013) USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) prepares to pull alongside U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) for an underway replenishment (U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Jared Harral)

PHILIPPINE SEA (Aug. 14, 2013) USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) prepares to pull alongside U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) for an underway replenishment (U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Jared Harral)

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