hospital ship comfort returns from humanitarian voyage

Back in June we brought you the departure of one of our favorite ships, the USNS Comfort hospital ship. You can read that article including ship details HERE. Today PilotOnline has news of the ship's return to the states. They tell us; America's high-tech, smart-bombing Navy could be seeing its future in a pair of hulking former oil tankers and their patchwork crews of … [Read more...]

Hospital Ship Comfort Departs to South America

In some of the most positive military news of recent memory we get word of preparations being made aboard the USNS Comfort for tomorrow's departure on a humanitarian mission to South America. The mission was announced by President Bush on March 7th as a plan to continue the success of the vessel's sister ship USNS Mercy that deployed in 2005 for a humanitarian mission to aid … [Read more...]