US Navy (USN) Captain (CAPT) Bradley D. Martin, Commander Amphibious Squadron 7, is welcomed by the nursing staff from the Sulu Provincial Hospital, during the Official Welcoming Ceremonies for the USN Military Sealift Command (MSC), Hospital Ship, USNS MERCY (T-AH 19), on its arrival to the city of Jolo, Republic of the Philippines. The USNS MERCY is on a scheduled five-month deployment to deliver aid and humanitarian assistance to the Pacific Islands, and Southeast Asia