Coast Guard, Navy working together during USNS Comfort deployment 2019

November 4, 2019 – Coast Guard cutters are assisting the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) in November during its medical assistance mission in Haiti, the last stop of a deployment that covered 12 countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. The Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell (WPC-1105) and the Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore (WPC-1109) crews are providing force protection and enforcing a 500-yard security zone around the Comfort, as well as partnering with the hospital ship crew to provide medical assistance in Haiti, demonstrating…

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Comfort Arrives in Haiti to Provide Medical Assistance

November 7, 2019 – USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, for its last medical mission stop in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, Nov. 4. While in Port-au-Prince, U.S. service members and medical professionals will work alongside partner and host nation staff to provide medical assistance in communities with urgent health care needs and demonstrate the commitment to strengthen regional medical capacity. “We are pleased to welcome the USNS Comfort for its sixth visit to Haiti in the past decade,” said Michele Sison, U.S. ambassador to Haiti.…

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