USNS Comfort Offers Medical Support

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A U.S. Navy sailor carries a Haitian boy off a helicopter at Terminal Varreux, Haiti, Jan. 23, 2010, as the boy's mother follows behind them. The child received treatment aboard one of the U.S. Navy ships serving as a hospital in Port-au-Prince harbor, Haiti and he was later discharged. U.S. military personnel are providing aid and support to earthquake victims in Haiti. DoD photo by Jim Garamone
  • U.S. Navy sailors of the Mobile Security Team aboard the USNS Comfort help a member of the Georgia Disaster Medical Assistance Team carry a patient to a waiting helicopter at Terminal Varreux in Haiti, Jan. 23, 2010. The helicopter will transport patients to Navy ships in Port-au-Prince hospital for treatment. U.S. military personnel are providing support and assistance to earthquake victims in Haiti. DoD photo by Jim Garamone
  • U.S. Navy sailors and aid workers carry a patient to a helicopter at Terminal Verreaux, the triage site for earthquake victims in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The helicopter will transport patients to Navy ships in Port-au-Prince hospital for treatment. U.S. military personnel are providing support and assistance to earthquake victims in Haiti. DoD photo by Jim Garamone
  • Doctors and medics of the Georgia Disaster Medical Assistance Team look at the X-ray of a critically injured man at the triage site at Terminal Verraux, Haiti, Jan. 23, 2010. 
The medical personnel receive patients who have already received initial treatment elsewhere and then they send them to Navy ships operating in Port-au-Prince Harbor. DoD photo by Jim Garamone
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Darryl Larouque, left, and Petty Officer 1st Class Walter Hooks maintain communications from Terminal Verraux, Haiti, Jan. 23, 2010, with the fleet of ships providing medical aid to the earthquake victims. DoD photo by Jim Garamone
  • A U.S. Navy sailor and an Israeli soldier carry a young Haitian girl who had a shattered pelvis set by Israeli doctors in Port-au-Prince, Jan. 23, 2010. Her father shades her face. The Navy transported the young girl for further treatment aboard Navy ships in Port-au-Prince harbor. DoD photo by Jim Garamone