Coronavirus: DOD Response Timeline

USNS Mercy departs Los Angeles after supporting DOD’s COVID-19 response efforts for a month and a half. The Mercy will return to San Diego, Calif., prepared for future taskings in support of FEMA as relief efforts continue.

Source: U.S. Navy Press Release [1]

POTUS announces “Operation Warp Speed,” the administration’s national program to accelerate the development, manufacturing, and distribution of COVID-19 medical countermeasures. DOD will join key agencies in the public-private partnership to support in diagnostics, therapeutics, vaccines, production and distribution, and security and assistance.

Source: White House Remarks[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Navy Press Release (
  2. ^ White House Remarks (

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