Hospital Ship USNS Comfort for Rest and Recuperation Visit on Curacao

During its five-month deployment (June – November), USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) will provide medical assistance in support of regional partners and in response to the regional impacts of the Venezuela political and economic crisis. USNS Comfort will conduct mission stops in Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Panama, Peru, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, and Trinidad and Tobago.
Starting today, the crew will enjoy a rest and recuperation stop on Curacao. Some of the sailors will engage in a community relations project and the USNS Comfort band will perform for patients and staff at SGR Groep.
USNS Comfort, a U.S. Navy hospital ship, has the capacity to provide afloat, mobile, acute surgical medical facilities to the U.S. military, and is an optimal platform to provide hospital services in support of U.S. humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations worldwide.

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