MSC Transformation Strategies Serve as Model for Sea Power 21

Kime, Patricia
October 2004
Sea Power;Oct2004, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p20
The article focuses on Military Sealift Command's (MSC) transformation strategies. When MSC's fast supply combat ship USNS Supply deployed with the George Washington carrier battle group for Operation Enduring Freedom, it was underway for six months, replenishing navy vessels during a high operations tempo. The Supply which was transferred to MSC in July 2001 after being decommissioned by the Navy; returned to the United States in December 2002 for two weeks, then redeployed for four months, providing the same support during Operation Iraqi Freedom. INSET: MSC Models for Efficiency.


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