USNS Comfort Ends CP15 Mission in Dominica

The Military Sealift Command Mercy-class hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed Dominica, Aug. 6, completing the crew’s eighth mission stop as part of Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15).

Working alongside government officials, community leaders and host-nation healthcare professionals and medical students, the CP-15 team provided medical care to more than 11,000 residents at medical sites established at the Dominica Grammar School in Roseau and the Roosevelt Douglas Primary School in Portsmouth.

This was the first time the Continuing Promise mission visited Dominica. Comfort’s will continue the mission with a stop in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and then proceed to Honduras and Haiti. The CP-15 team has now completed mission stops in Belize, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Nicaragua and Panama.

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