USNS Comfort provides medical care in Callao, Peru

Navy photograph by PO3 Maria G. Llanos

CALLAO, Peru–Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Jose L. Reyes, from Lancaster, Calif., assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), left, and Lt. Vy Vy Vu (right), a U.S. Public Health Service dentist, treat a patient for dental care at a temporary medical site. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants.