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Posted: March 21, 2013


Commander of Military Sealift Command Rear Adm. Mark Buzby in February visited the USNS LCPL Roy M. Wheat. He toured the ship and met with the officers and crew, thanking them for their philanthropy (regarding their recent donations to the Wounded Warrior Regiment, the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund and the Sulzbacher Center). With him aboard the USNS Wheat are OIC Captain Michael Hasson, GVA Darius Edwards, Bos'n Robert Arneel, AB Glenn Davis, Chief Cook Abraham Lagasca, Chief Engineer Clifford Jayne, Second Assistant Engineer David Ellsworth, First A.E. Tommie Davis and GUDE James May. Not in the picture are Third A.E. Eric Hyson, SK Sheree Brown and S/A George Jenkins. The USNS Wheat is operated for MSC by Maersk Line, Limited and is manned in all licensed positions by American Maritime Officers.