ROSEAU, Dominica (Aug. 3, 2015) The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is moored pierside in Roseau, Dominica during Continuing Promise 2015. Continuing Promise is a U.S Southern Command-sponsored and U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet-conducted deployment to conduct civil-military operations including humanitarian-civil assistance subject matter expert exchanges, medical, dental, veterinary and engineering support and disaster response to partner nations and show U.S. support and commitment to Central and South America and the Caribbean. (U.S. Navy Photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Larry Baruwa/Released)
By the Numbers: Pacific Partnership and Continuing Promise
Mercy returned to Naval Base San Diego Sept. 27, after a nearly five-month deployment in support of Pacific Partnership 2015. The mission provided humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
Comfort returned to Naval Station Norfolk Sept. 30, after a six-month deployment in support of Continuing Promise 2015. The mission provided medical, engineering and veterinary services to 11 countries in Central America, South America and the Caribbean.