US Navy Ship Comfort Heads to Haiti

More on the Hatian Military Sealift Command Operations

By Dr. David Edward Marcinko; MBA


According to, the Military Sealift Command hospital ship Comfort just sailed from its pier home-port in Baltimore Maryland and is now on its way to Haiti to assist in relief operations.

On board are 550 doctors, nurses, technicians and support staff who, according to the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery of the United States Navy, will give a variety of medical services, among them primary care, trauma care, pediatric care and orthopedic care. 


I was privileged to visit the big ship last summer [2009] while on speaking tour. It is a sight to behold:

For more info, I encourage all ME-P readers and subscribers to lean more about her:

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One Response

  1. Dr. Marcinko,

    Very interesting story. You seem to be a well-rounded guy. I was in the Navy, myself. Thanks for the memories.

    James Breeden Cooper; MD


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