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Nov. 8, 2017

USNS Comfort Restocks to Continue Post-Hurricane Care

The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort replenished its medical supplies, food and other necessities, by connecting with the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn while underway off the coast of San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Oct. 8, 2017

Distributing Food, Water Remains Top Priority, Puerto Rico Governor Says

The distribution of food and water remains the top priority in Puerto Rico following the devastation from Hurricane Maria, Gov. Ricardo Rossello said at a news conference in San Juan.

Oct. 6, 2017

Puerto Rico Governor Praises DoD for Hurricane Relief Efforts

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello described the relief missions on the U.S. island territory following Hurricane Maria’s devastation as part of a comprehensive effort and thanked the Defense Department for its assistance.

Oct. 5, 2017

White Details DoD Assistance to Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico

The Defense Department continues to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency, as well as federal government and civilian agencies, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, the chief Pentagon spokesperson said.

Oct. 4, 2017

USNS Comfort Arrives in Puerto Rico to Aid Maria Relief Efforts

The hospital ship USNS Comfort is part of the whole-of-government response effort and is assisting the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the lead federal agency, in helping those affected by Hurricane Maria.

Oct. 4, 2017

Hospital Ship Arrives in Puerto Rico, DoD Works on Commodity Distribution

The hospital ship USNS Comfort arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and the Defense Department is working to build a comprehensive commodities distribution and medical support network, the governor of Puerto Rico said.

Sept. 29, 2017

Military in Puerto Rico Will Stay Until 'All Needs Are Met,' DoD Liaison Says

Military forces of all components are working closely with civilian authorities and are focused on fully meeting the needs of the Puerto Rican people, the joint force land component commander on the island said.

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