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:

BAHRAIN (Dec. 6, 2013) Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks with Capt. Dale Maxey, commanding officer of the USS Ponce (AFSB(I) 15), during a tour of the ship. After the tour, Hagel thanked Sailors and civil service mariners for their service and wished them happy holidays. (U.S. Navy photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo)

BAHRAIN (Dec. 6, 2013) Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks with Capt. Dale Maxey, commanding officer of the USS Ponce (AFSB(I) 15), during a tour of the ship. After the tour, Hagel thanked Sailors and civil service mariners for their service and wished them happy holidays. (U.S. Navy photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo)

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Dec. 5, 2013) Gunnery Sgt. Steve Dunn watches over a visit, board, search and seizure team training exercise aboard USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201) from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19). (U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Shannon M. Smith)

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Dec. 5, 2013) Gunnery Sgt. Steve Dunn watches over a visit, board, search and seizure team training exercise aboard USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201) from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19). (U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Shannon M. Smith)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 4, 2013) Information Technology  1st Class Joshua McMann speaks on a satellite telephone while Electronics Technician 1st Class Timothy Lout establishes communications to their headquarters in Guam while aboard USNS 2ND LT John P. Bobo (T-AK 3008). Bobo was conducting a theater community security exercise with the Republic of Palau. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Timothy Wilson)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 4, 2013) Information Technology 1st Class Joshua McMann speaks on a satellite telephone while Electronics Technician 1st Class Timothy Lout establishes communications to their headquarters in Guam while aboard USNS 2ND LT John P. Bobo (T-AK 3008). Bobo was conducting a theater community security exercise with the Republic of Palau. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Timothy Wilson)

DIEGO GARCIA, British Indian Ocean Territory (Dec. 11, 2013) USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrives at U.S. Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia. Emory S. Land left Diego Garcia in January 2011 and has been forward deployed conducting coordinated tended moorings and afloat maintenance in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S Navy photo by MC3 Alex Smedegard)

DIEGO GARCIA, British Indian Ocean Territory (Dec. 11, 2013) USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrives at U.S. Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia. Emory S. Land left Diego Garcia in January 2011 and has been forward deployed conducting coordinated tended moorings and afloat maintenance in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S Navy photo by MC3 Alex Smedegard)

 

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