August 9, 2022

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Hospital Ship USNS Mercy Prepares for the Next Emergency

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SAN DIEGO (Nov. 8, 2021) A Mercy Exercise (MERCEX) 22-1 conclusion video featuring Sailors embarked with the Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) aboard Military Sealift Command (MSC) hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) Nov. 18. MERCEX22-1 is a three-week-long pierside and underway training evolution that highlights integration, training and camaraderie between MSC civilian mariners and MTF Sailors. USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) can steam to assist anywhere to provide relief as a symbol of Navy Medicine’s abilities around the world, and must be in a five-day-activation status in order to support missions over the horizon, and be ready, reliable and resilient to support mission commanders. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jacob Woitzel and Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jake Greenberg)

Source: U.S. Navy

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