Archived posts from category ‘USNS Comfort’

24.08.09
Warships International Fleet Review: Rising Star Proposes USN Should Provide Comfort

by DAVID AXE In April, the U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort – a converted, 70,000-ton tanker — sailed from Norfolk, Virginia, carrying 900 doctors, nurses and engineers from the U.S. military, civilian agencies, non-government charities and even foreign navies. Their mission: to deliver free medical, dental and veterinary care, plus engineering assistance, to impoverished communities [...]

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19.06.09
Southern Comfort, Part Ten: The Aviator

The U.S. Navy is no stranger to humanitarian missions. But with the emergence of “smart-power” doctrine, focused on building alliances and exporting stability, professional capacity and good governance to what Tom Barnett calls “the gap” of the developing world, Navy humanitarians have found themselves on the front lines of U.S. and world security, especially in [...]

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17.06.09
Southern Comfort, Part Nine: The Master

The U.S. Navy is no stranger to humanitarian missions. But with the emergence of “smart-power” doctrine, focused on building alliances and exporting stability, professional capacity and good governance to what Tom Barnett calls “the gap” of the developing world, Navy humanitarians have found themselves on the front lines of U.S. and world security, especially in [...]

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15.06.09
Southern Comfort, Part Eight: The Master

The U.S. Navy is no stranger to humanitarian missions. But with the emergence of “smart-power” doctrine, focused on building alliances and exporting stability, professional capacity and good governance to what Tom Barnett calls “the gap” of the developing world, Navy humanitarians have found themselves on the front lines of U.S. and world security, especially in [...]

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12.06.09
Southern Comfort, Part Seven: The Coastie

The U.S. Navy is no stranger to humanitarian missions. But with the emergence of “smart-power” doctrine, focused on building alliances and exporting stability, professional capacity and good governance to what Tom Barnett calls “the gap” of the developing world, Navy humanitarians have found themselves on the front lines of U.S. and world security, especially in [...]

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09.06.09
Southern Comfort, Part Six: The Nurse

The U.S. Navy is no stranger to humanitarian missions. But with the emergence of “smart-power” doctrine, focused on building alliances and exporting stability, professional capacity and good governance to what Tom Barnett calls “the gap” of the developing world, Navy humanitarians have found themselves on the front lines of U.S. and world security, especially in [...]

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07.06.09
Southern Comfort, Part Five: The Doctor

The U.S. Navy is no stranger to humanitarian missions. But with the emergence of “smart-power” doctrine, focused on building alliances and exporting stability, professional capacity and good governance to what Tom Barnett calls “the gap” of the developing world, Navy humanitarians have found themselves on the front lines of U.S. and world security, especially in [...]

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06.06.09
Southern Comfort, Part Four: The Doctor

The U.S. Navy is no stranger to humanitarian missions. But with the emergence of “smart-power” doctrine, focused on building alliances and exporting stability, professional capacity and good governance to what Tom Barnett calls “the gap” of the developing world, Navy humanitarians have found themselves on the front lines of U.S. and world security, especially in [...]

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05.06.09
Southern Comfort, Part Three: The Commodore

The U.S. Navy is no stranger to humanitarian missions. But with the emergence of “smart-power” doctrine, focused on building alliances and exporting stability, professional capacity and good governance to what Tom Barnett calls “the gap” of the developing world, Navy humanitarians have found themselves on the front lines of U.S. and world security, especially in [...]

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04.06.09
World Politics Review: Chinese, U.S. Navies Consult on Humanitarian Mission

by DAVID AXE In April, the U.S. Navy hospital ship Comfort , pictured, sailed from Virginia with 900 doctors, nurses, engineers and civilian volunteers aboard. Comfort‘s mission: to deliver humanitarian aid to seven Latin American countries over a four-month period, “building relations with many countries, and strengthening already-strong bonds,” in the words of mission commander [...]

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03.06.09
Southern Comfort, Part Two: The Commodore

The U.S. Navy is no stranger to humanitarian missions. But with the emergence of “smart-power” doctrine, focused on building alliances and exporting stability, professional capacity and good governance to what Tom Barnett calls “the gap” of the developing world, Navy humanitarians have found themselves on the front lines of U.S. and world security, especially in [...]

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02.06.09
Southern Comfort, Part One: The Commodore

The U.S. Navy is no stranger to humanitarian missions. But with the emergence of “smart-power” doctrine, focused on building alliances and exporting stability, professional capacity and good governance to what Tom Barnett calls “the gap” of the developing world, Navy humanitarians have found themselves on the front lines of U.S. and world security, especially in [...]

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