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September 16, 2017

USNS Spearhead Crew Provides Hurricane Irma Relief Support to Sint Maarten

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten (September 16, 2017) Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners assigned to the expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) and marines of the Royal Dutch Marine Corps load pallets of water onto trucks for people affected by Hurricane Irma. Spearhead is in port to assist in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in areas affected by Hurricane Irma. SPS 17 is a U.S. Navy deployment executed by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces in Central and South America. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristen Cheyenne Yarber/Released)

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