SLNC GOODWILL completed its first underway replenishment with the USNS PECOS during RIMPAC 2022 exercises in Hawaii. The fuel transfer involved a six-hour connection while underway.
Consolidated cargo replenishment at sea (CONSOL) tanker ops are a large part of the Navy’s plans for logistical support going forward and a way to maintain supply chains in a contested environment.
MM&P members onboard, left to right: 3M Bradley Snyder, 3M JR Abraham K-Aloha, Captain Edward Markuske, 3M Kevin Buser, 3M JR Diego Barbosa, Chief Mate Eucief “Joe” Balafas and 2M Mark Harper. Not pictured:3M/AB Michael Burpee.