US Military Donates to COVID-19 Response in Palawan

On October 19, U.S. military service members in Palawan delivered intensive care unit (ICU) beds and COVID-19 vaccine cold storage units, valued at over Php758,750 ($15,175), to the Palawan provincial government to assist local partners battling COVID-19. The donation, provided by the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, was facilitated through a partnership with the Philippine Coast Guard to transport the equipment aboard…

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KRI Dr Soeharso Continues Delivering Oxygen to Semarang and Area Hospitals

The Navy Hospital (TNI AL) KRI dr. Soeharso-990, the ranks of the Coarmada II Auxiliary Ship Unit, are still supplying and serving oxygen requests from hospitals in Semarang and its surroundings. Around 440,000 liters of oxygen have been distributed to the public since the ship docked on July 28, 2021. On this day alone, this ship has served oxygen filling for 3…

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HMNZS Wellington Delivering Pfizer Vaccines to South Pacific Islands

July 20, 2021 – The first leg of a 5000 nautical mile trip to transport Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to one of the most remote places in the world is complete, with HMNZS Wellington successfully delivering the vaccine consignment to the Fakaofo, Nukunonu and Atafu atolls of Tokelau. Transporting the vaccines on behalf of the Ministry of Health, HMNZS Wellington and…

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FS Prairial Delivering COVIC Vaccine to Polynesian Islands

June 10, 2021 (Google Translation) – The ORA-ORA mission, the Polynesian component of Operation RESILIENCE, aims to help local authorities in the implementation of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign and to reach certain particularly isolated atolls. In this context, the surveillance frigate Prairial is deployed from the 1 st to June 11, in the vast Tuamotu archipelago. The Prairial can quickly…

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Le Malin Delivers COVID Supplies to Mayotte

February 18, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Monday, February 15, 2021, the patrol boat Le Malin docked at 5:00 p.m. at the port of Longoni in order to deliver oxygen cylinders and oxygen concentrators to the Mayotte hospital center to help fight COVID-19. This action is part of the RESILIENCE mission. After consultation between the French Ministry of Overseas Territories…

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2021 Hespérides Antarctic Deployment Cancelled

January 13, 2021 (Google Translation) – The Ministry of Science and Innovation has decided to cancel the participation of BIO Hespérides in the Spanish Antarctic campaign to avoid any risk of spreading the virus among the personnel participating in the campaign and its possible introduction into the Antarctic Treaty area. This decision has been made after 35 positives of COVID-19…

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FS Floreal Employing EDAU for Boarding Teams

November 18, 2020 (Google Translation) – As part of the Enduring Freedom mission within the Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 , the surveillance frigate (FS) Floréal is increasing the number of visit operations in a particular health context due to COVID-19. The sailors therefore put in place a specially developed protocol to allow operations to continue in complete safety. Equipped…

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USCGC Stratton Home after COVID Outbreak

November 18, 2020 – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL-752) returned to its homeport Wednesday at Coast Guard Island in Alameda after 11 crew members tested positive for COVID-19 during the deployment. The affected crew members reported mild symptoms and are receiving medical care. The cutter was met by Coast Guard medical staff, who conducted testing of the entire…

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Theodore Roosevelt on First Post-COVID Carrier Qualifications

September 23, 2020 = USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departed Naval Air Station North Island, Sept. 23, to test the ship’s capabilities and to complete fleet replacement squadron carrier qualifications (FRS CQ). This is the first time the ship has been underway since returning from a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations, July 9. “It is…

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Theodore Roosevelt CSG Escort and COVID-19 Survivor USS Kidd Returns to Everett

September 21, 2020 – USS Kidd (DDG 100) returned to her homeport of Naval Station Everett following the ship’s deployment to the U.S. 7th and 4th Fleets area of operations (AOR), Sept. 21. The deployment began in January as part of the USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, which ended with a major outbreak of COVID-19 on Theodore Roosevelt and…

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