USNS City of Bismarck Supports Marines During Koa Moana

Since July, Military Sealift command’s Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport USNS City of Bismarck (T-EPF 9) has supported Marines taking part in Koa Moana 21 in the Republic of Palau. Koa Moana, which means “Ocean Warrior,” is designed to strengthen and enhance relationships between the United States and partner nations in the Indo-Pacific region, improve interoperability with local security establishments and…

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16th Pacific Partnership mission begins in Manila

Pacific Partnership 21, the annual U.S-led multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific, kicked off with a medical subject matter expert exchange at Manila Naval Hospital, July 28. The Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport ship USNS City of Bismarck (T-EPF 9) arrived at the mission port July 14, where participants disembarked before conducting a…

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