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. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 13, 2013) An SA-330J Puma helicopter lifts cargo during an underway replenishment between USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14) and USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49). (U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Mark El-Rayes)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 13, 2013) An SA-330J Puma helicopter lifts cargo during an underway replenishment between USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14) and USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49). (U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Mark El-Rayes)

PACIFIC OCEAN (October 23, 2013) Civil service mariners assigned to USS Frank Cable (AS 40) fight a simulated fire in a berthing space during a damage control drill at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Jeremy Starr)

PACIFIC OCEAN (October 23, 2013) Civil service mariners assigned to USS Frank Cable (AS 40) fight a simulated fire in a berthing space during a damage control drill at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Jeremy Starr)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct 23, 2013) Sailors assigned to USS Frank Cable (AS 40) load ammunition into a 25mm Mk 38 weapon during a gunnery exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Greg House)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct 23, 2013) Sailors assigned to USS Frank Cable (AS 40) load ammunition into a 25mm Mk 38 weapon during a gunnery exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Greg House)

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MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 22, 2013) Third Mate Christina Fernandez, a civil service mariner assigned to USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), stands watch as the ship gets underway from its homeport of Gaeta, Italy. (U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Collin Turner)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 18, 2013) Sailors aboard USS Mason (DDG 87) conduct an underway replenishment with USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7). (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Rob Aylward)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 18, 2013) Sailors aboard USS Mason (DDG 87) conduct an underway replenishment with USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7). (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Rob Aylward)

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