US Hospital Ship Aids South Korean Sailor
- An MH-60S assigned to the Blackjacks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 21 performs a medical evacuation of a sailor from Republic of Korea Submarine SSK Lee Eok Gi to hospital ship USNS Mercy (U.S. Navy photo by Elizabeth Merriam)
- MH-60S crew members assigned to the Blackjacks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 21 escort a Republic of Korea sailor aboard hospital ship USNS Mercy. The Sailor was recovered from Republic of Korea submarine SSK Lee Eok Gi after Mercy received word he was in need of medical attention. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Brittney Vella)
A U.S. hospital ship conducted a medical evacuation, or “medevac”, May 27 to assist an ailing Republic of Korea sailor aboard a Republic of Korea Navy (ROK-N) submarine.