Earlier this week, the hospital ship Comfort wrapped up its visit to Haiti, the first stop of the seven-nation Continuing Promise 2009 deployment. Continuing Promise 2009 is a four-month humanitarian and civic assistance mission to Latin America and the Caribbean.

Here are some Haiti CP09 medical numbers:

Patients treated: 6,731

Patient encounters: 30,586

Surgeries conducted: 161

Animals treated: 2,354

Prescriptions filled: 15,504

Job well done to the men and women of the Comfort. You can follow the Comfort’s Mission Commander’s Blog here and Southcom’s Continuing Promise 09 page here.




Posted by Jim Dolbow in Uncategorized


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  • Bernie

    Jim,
    Thanks for keeping track of the mission. Were you ever able to meet up with the Comfort and get aboard?

  • http://www.militaryairships.blogspot.com campbell

    Been eager to hear how Comfort was doing. Thanx

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