USNS Comfort Starts CP-15 Mission in Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua

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Personnel embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) commenced the fourth mission stop for Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15) in Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua, May 19.

During an opening ceremony held at Colegio Moravo Juan Amos Comenius May 18, CP-15 Mission Commander Capt. Sam Hancock spoke to Nicaraguan officials and residents of the local community about how the Comfort team is looking forward to reaching out and connecting with the people of Nicaragua through the planned engagements for the mission stop.

This will be the sixth time that the Continuing Promise mission has visited Nicaragua. Most recently, in June 2011, the Comfort visited San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, during CP-11.

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