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 U.S. Forces Aid Tsunami Relief Efforts in Southeast Asia
Stores Ship Continues Key Logistics Mission of Mercy
SINGAPORE, March 7, 2005 – Beginning its third month of operations in support of Operation Unified Assistance, the Military Sealift Command combat stores ship USNS San Jose continues to be a vital part of the tsunami relief effort, and is currently on station off the coast of Sumatra, directly supporting the hospital ship USNS Mercy.  Story
Lincoln Carrier Comes Back From Humanitarian Mission
SAN DIEGO, March 3, 2005 – USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group’s Air Wing, Carrier Air Wing 2, returned to San Diego March 1, concluding a deployment to the Western Pacific that included humanitarian relief efforts for the survivors of the tsunami.  Story
Marines Return from Tsunami Operation after Short Notice
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif., Feb. 24, 2005 – Despite short notice and other obstacles during the evolution, the members of Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, returned from their relief mission with a sense of accomplishment.  Story
Bronx Sailors Return Home From Relief Operations
NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2005 – Ten sailors returned from Singapore in February to Naval Reserve Center Bronx, N.Y., after loading humanitarian assistance and disaster relief cargo to aid the survivors of the December tsunami.  Story
Former Presidents Visit Ship To Thank Sailors, Marines
OFF THE COAST OF BANDA ACEH, Feb. 23, 2005 – Former presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton visited sailors and Marines aboard USS Fort McHenry, Feb. 20, as they finished humanitarian relief efforts.  Story
Shiloh, Benfold Return from Indonesia
Strike Fighter Sailors Plan Homecoming
NFL Stars Visit the USNS Mercy Sailors
Helicopter Squadron Supports Relief
Seabees Wrap Up Tsunami Relief Effort
General Coordinated Airlift Operations
  Story Archive
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TSUNAMI RELIEF – The men and women of the United States military responded to the Dec. 26, 2004 tsunami in southeast Asia in a number of ways to include providing supplies and medical care. This multi-media presentation gives a glimpse of the devastation that claimed thousands of lives, as well as the work of the men and women in uniform who helped those who survived.   Slideshow
Photo Essay - Project Hope Transfers Patients
Photo Essay - Project Hope Transfers Patients
Photo Essay - Project Hope Transfers Patients
Photo Essay - Project Hope Transfers Patients
Photo Essay - Project Hope Transfers Patients
Photo Essay - Mercy Brings Humanitarian Relief
 Military Support Daily Update
WASHINGTON – There are 683 U.S. Navy, Marine, Army, Air Force and Coast Guard service members involved in providing relief support. These forces have delivered 9,487,681 pounds of relief supplies to the region. Update (pdf)
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TOY FOR JOY – U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Triselda Penberthy, assigned to the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy, passes out toys to Indonesian children, March 1, 2005, after instructing a class for Indonesian nurses at Tentera Nasional Indonesia Military Hospital in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Rebecca J. Moat
 On the Scene Photos
Hospital Corpsmen Support People (5)
USS Abraham Lincoln Returns Home (8)
Visiting the USNS Mercy (5)
Shelter For Tsunami Homeless (6)
Project Hope Transfers Patients (7)
Mercy Brings Humanitarian Relief (9)
Knighthawk Crew Delivers (4)
Indonesians Deal with the Aftermath (7)
Supplies Delivered to Sumatra (6)
Deputy Travels to Tsunami Area (11)
Photo Archive
 Related Links
U.S. Pacific Command - Tsunami Relief Efforts Special Coverage
White House on Tsunami Relief
State Dept. Updates
Asia Earthquake and Tsunamis
FirstGov Fact Sheet
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