Sikorsky Uh-60 Black Hawk of the U.S. Army in Cchacarita, Puntarenas picking up a load last Sunday. The helicopters were giving support to the visit of the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH-20).

 

Photo by Arnulfo Lopez Sequeira from Facebook
Photo by Arnulfo Lopez Sequeira from Facebook
Photo by Arnulfo Lopez Sequeira from Facebook

The USNS Comfort is on a five-month deployment to Central and South America and the Caribbean to provide medical assistance in support of regional partners and in response to the regional impacts of the Venezuela political and economic crisis.

Comfort will conduct mission stops in Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Panama, Peru, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Puntarenas, Costa Rica, July 21, 2019. Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Bruno Ferreria, from Orlando, Fla., flies in an MH-60S Seahawk assigned to the “Dragon Whales” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 28, as they transfer supplies from the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) to temporary medical treatment sites. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Morgan K. Nall)
Puntarenas, Costa Rica, July 21, 2019. A U.S. Army UH-60L Blackhawk transfers supplies from the hospital ship USNS Comfort to temporary medical sites. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Morgan K. Nall)