• Creator
  • Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2006-05-15
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Navy (USN) Musician First Class (MU1) Brian Grondell, performs with the US Navy Show Band onboard the USN Military Sealift Command (MSC), Hospital Ship, USNS MERCY (T-AH 19), as the ship conducts Replenishment At Sea (RAS) operations with the USN MSC Henry J. Kaiser Class: Oiler, USNS PECOS (T-AO197). The USNS MERCY is currently conducting a scheduled five-mont... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Navy (USN) Musician First Class (MU1) Brian Grondell, performs with the US Navy Show Band onboard the USN Military Sealift Command (MSC), Hospital Ship, USNS MERCY (T-AH 19), as the ship conducts Replenishment At Sea (RAS) operations with the USN MSC Henry J. Kaiser Class: Oiler, USNS PECOS (T-AO197). The USNS MERCY is currently conducting a scheduled five-month deployment to deliver aid and humanitarian assistance to the Pacific Islands and Southeast Asia.2006) Musician First Class Brian Grondell of DedhamMa.plays Anchors Away during an underway replenishment between the Military Sealift Command (MSC) oiler USNS Pecos (T-AO 197) and the MSC hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Brian is a member of the NorfolkVa.based U.S. Navy Showband which is deployed with the Mercy on a five-month humanitarian mission to South AsiaSoutheast Asia and the Pacific Islands. The medical crew aboard Mercy will provide generaland ophthalmology surgerybasic medical evaluation and treatmentpreventive medicine treatmentdental screenings and treatmentoptometry screeningseyewear distributionpublic health training and veterinary services as requested by the host nations. Like all U.S. Naval forces Mercy is able to rapidly respond to a range of situations on short notice. Mercy is uniquely capable of supporting medical- and humanitarian-assistance needs and is configured with special medical equipment and a robust multi-specialized medical team who can provide a range of services ashore as well as aboard the ship. The medical staff is augmented with an assistance crewmany of whom are part of non-governmental organizations which have significant medical capabilities. U.S. Navy photo by CHIEF Photographer's Mate Don Bray(RELEASED) Base: Usns Mercy (T-AH 19) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Don Bray, USN Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Format
  • Magnetic Disk
    Magnetic Disk: Hard Drive
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted