• Creator
  • Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. 1988-ca. 1993; Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. 6/21/1979-9/30/1985; Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2006-05-14
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Navy (USN) Aviation Boatswain's Mate Second Class (AB2) Zachary L. Dabney monitors the arrival of aUSN MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 (HSC-25), as it delivers supplies to the flight deck aboard the USN Military Sealift Command (MSC), Hospital Ship, USNS MERCY (T-AH 19), during a Replenishment at Sea (RAS) evolution wit... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Navy (USN) Aviation Boatswain's Mate Second Class (AB2) Zachary L. Dabney monitors the arrival of aUSN MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 (HSC-25), as it delivers supplies to the flight deck aboard the USN Military Sealift Command (MSC), Hospital Ship, USNS MERCY (T-AH 19), during a Replenishment at Sea (RAS) evolution with the USN MSC Mars Class: Combat Stores Ship, USNS CONCORD (T- AFS 5). The USNS MERCY is currently underway in the Pacific Ocean, conducting a scheduled five-month deployment to deliver aid and humanitarian assistance to the Pacific Islands and Southeast Asia.2006)-- AviationBoatswain's Mate (Handler) 2nd Class Zachary L. Dabney of HarrahOkla.monitors the arrival of an MH-60 Knighthawk helicopter from the Guam-based Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC-25) on the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command (MSC) hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). As the ship's"Air Boss"Dabney will monitor all flight operations conducted on Mercy during its five-month deployment to South AsiaSoutheast Asia and the Pacific Islands. The medical crew aboard Mercy will provide general and 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 Edward G. Martens (RELEASED) Base: Usns Mercy (T-AH 19) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Edward G. Martens, USN Release Status: Released to Public. less
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