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200409-N-IW125-1025 SOUTH CHINA SEA (April 9, 2020) Hospitalman William Jones, from Chicago, right, gives a routine eye ...
04/25/2020

200409-N-IW125-1025 SOUTH CHINA SEA (April 9, 2020) Hospitalman William Jones, from Chicago, right, gives a routine eye exam to Information Systems Technician 3rd Class Jorden Harrell-Britton, from Portsmouth, Va., aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52). Bunker Hill is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas V. Huynh/Released)

USNS MERCY T-AH 19
04/25/2020

USNS MERCY T-AH 19

#USNSMercy is here in #LosAngeles acting as the relief valve for local hospitals. Check out what we have been up to and don't forget to Like, Comment and Share! #InThisTogether #NavyNurse #NavyMedicine

04/25/2020
USNS COMFORT T-AH 20

USNS COMFORT T-AH 20

21 days in NYC and U.S. Navy Sailors aboard Comfort have treated over 170 patients!

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet
01/11/2020

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet
01/11/2020

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet

#USNSComfort team members screen patients at a temporary medical site in Port-au-Prince, #Haiti. American Citizen Services - U.S. Embassy, Port-au-Prince, Haiti #COMFORT2019 #partnership

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet
01/11/2020

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet
11/05/2019

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet
11/05/2019

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet
11/05/2019

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet

#USNSComfort optometry team members give eye exams to the people of #STKITTSandNEVIS. Each person seen recieves a pair of prescription eye glasses or reading glasses and a pair of sunglasses to enhance their vision. U.S. Embassy Bridgetown #COMFORT2019 #Partnership

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet
11/05/2019

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet

#USNSComfort team member checks a woman’s eyes for cataracts at a temporary medical treatment site in #SantoDomingo #DominicanRepublic. Embajada USA - Santo Domingo #COMFORT2019 #partnership

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet
11/05/2019

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet

#USNSComfort team member checks a woman’s eyes for cataracts at a temporary medical treatment site in #SantoDomingo, #DominicanRepublic. Embajada USA - Santo Domingo #COMFORT2019 #partnership

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet
11/05/2019

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet

#USNSComfort team member performs an eye exam on a man at a temporary medical treatment site in #Kingston, #Jamaica. US Embassy Jamaica #COMFORT2019 #partnership

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet
11/05/2019

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. 4th Fleet

Optometry services always in high demand . . . the eye team oftentimes with the greatest number of encounters!
09/29/2019

Optometry services always in high demand . . . the eye team oftentimes with the greatest number of encounters!

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia (Sept. 25, 2019) The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is anchored off the coast of Castries, S...
09/29/2019

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia (Sept. 25, 2019) The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is anchored off the coast of Castries, Saint Lucia during its six-day medical mission, Sept. 25, 2019. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems, including those strained by an increase in cross-border migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Morgan K. Nall/Released)

ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada (Sept. 19, 2019) Canadian army Cpl. Bethany Savage, assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-...
09/29/2019

ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada (Sept. 19, 2019) Canadian army Cpl. Bethany Savage, assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), conducts an eye exam on a child at a temporary medical treatment site in St. George's, Grenada, Sept. 19, 2019. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national healthcare systems, including those strained by an increase in cross-border migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Julio Martinez Martinez/Released)

https://www.dvidshub.net/news/343840/naval-ophthalmic-support-and-training-activity-nostra-refreshes-frame-choice
09/29/2019
Naval Ophthalmic Support and Training Activity (NOSTRA) Refreshes the Frame of Choice

https://www.dvidshub.net/news/343840/naval-ophthalmic-support-and-training-activity-nostra-refreshes-frame-choice

Effective this October, the Military Health System (MHS) Optical Fabrication Enterprise (OFE) will offer a new selection of eyewear to all Active Duty Service Members as part of DOD’s Frame of Choice program. It is also slowly removing older eyewear styles over time. The previous refresh was compl...

POINT FORTIN, Trinidad And Tobago (Sept. 10, 2019) Sailors assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) fit pati...
09/23/2019

POINT FORTIN, Trinidad And Tobago (Sept. 10, 2019) Sailors assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) fit patients for glasses at a temporary medical treatment site in Point Fortin, Trinidad, Sept. 10, 2019. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Bobby J. Siens/Released)

ST. GEORGE'S, Granada (Sept. 15, 2019) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Alexis Bell, assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfo...
09/23/2019

ST. GEORGE'S, Granada (Sept. 15, 2019) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Alexis Bell, assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), examines a woman's response to light at a land-based medical site in St. George's, Grenada, Sept. 15, 2019. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relive pressure on national healthcare systems, including those strained by an increase in cross-border migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jordan R. Bair/Released)

POINT FORTIN, Trinidad And Tobago (Sept. 10, 2019) Sailors assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) fit pati...
09/14/2019

POINT FORTIN, Trinidad And Tobago (Sept. 10, 2019) Sailors assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) fit patients for glasses at a temporary medical treatment site in Point Fortin, Trinidad, Sept. 10, 2019. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Bobby J. Siens/Released)

SANTA MARTA, Colombia (Aug. 23, 2019) U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chris Abbott, an optometrist assigned to the hospital ship USNS Co...
09/03/2019

SANTA MARTA, Colombia (Aug. 23, 2019) U.S. Navy Cmdr. Chris Abbott, an optometrist assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), performs an eye exam on a young boy at a temporary medical treatment site in Santa Marta, Colombia, Aug. 23, 2019. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Bobby J. Siens/Released)

COLON, Panama (Aug. 12, 2019) Lt. Cmdr. Sandra Su, a Navy doctor assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), c...
08/17/2019

COLON, Panama (Aug. 12, 2019) Lt. Cmdr. Sandra Su, a Navy doctor assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), conducts an eye exam on a Panamanian woman at a temporary medical treatment site. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Bobby J Siens/Released)

COLON, Panama (Aug. 11, 2019) A child receives an eye exam at a temporary medical treatment site. The hospital ship USNS...
08/17/2019

COLON, Panama (Aug. 11, 2019) A child receives an eye exam at a temporary medical treatment site. The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Julio Martinez Martinez)

COLÓN, Panama (Aug. 10, 2019) Cmdr. Christopher Abbott, a Navy optometrist assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (...
08/13/2019

COLÓN, Panama (Aug. 10, 2019) Cmdr. Christopher Abbott, a Navy optometrist assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), fits a patient for glasses at a temporary medical treatment site. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Maria G. Llanos/Released)

COLON, Panama (Aug. 9, 2019)  Cmdr. Christopher Abbott, a Navy doctor assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 2...
08/13/2019

COLON, Panama (Aug. 9, 2019) Cmdr. Christopher Abbott, a Navy doctor assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20, examines a patients eyes at a temporary medical treatment site. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kryzentia Richards/Released)

PANAMA CANAL (Aug. 4, 2019) Sailors assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) man the rails as the ship trans...
08/13/2019

PANAMA CANAL (Aug. 4, 2019) Sailors assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) man the rails as the ship transits the Panama Canal. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brendan Fitzgerald/Released)

PUNTARENAS, Costa Rica (July 28, 2019) The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is anchored off the coast of Puntarenas,...
08/13/2019

PUNTARENAS, Costa Rica (July 28, 2019) The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is anchored off the coast of Puntarenas, Costa Rica as the ship wraps up a medical mission. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Morgan K. Nall)

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 16, 2019) The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) receives a fuel probe from the Peruvian navy logi...
07/21/2019

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 16, 2019) The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) receives a fuel probe from the Peruvian navy logistics support vessel BAP Tacna (ARL-158) during replenishment-at-sea practice. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Morgan K. Nall)

CALLAO, Peru (July 11, 2019) A patient receives an eye exam at a hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) temporary medical ...
07/21/2019

CALLAO, Peru (July 11, 2019) A patient receives an eye exam at a hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) temporary medical treatment site. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Maria G. Llanos/Released)

CALLAO, Peru (July 10, 2019) Hospitalman Daniel L. Paez, assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), examines ...
07/14/2019

CALLAO, Peru (July 10, 2019) Hospitalman Daniel L. Paez, assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), examines a patient for glasses at a temporary medical site. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Maria G. Llanos/Released)

CALLAO, Peru (July 8, 2019) The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is anchored off the coast of Callao, Peru. Comfort ...
07/14/2019

CALLAO, Peru (July 8, 2019) The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is anchored off the coast of Callao, Peru. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Morgan K. Nall/Released)

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