190629-A-ZB549-0019 MANTA, Ecuador (June 29, 2019) Lt. Cmdr. Devon Foster (left), a chaplain, assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), Emily Hennell a foreign service officer, and Mauro Rezabal a Manta City Council representative discuss ties between the two nations. Comfort is working with health and government partners in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean to provide care on the ship and at land-based medical sites, helping to relieve pressure on national medical systems strained by an increase in Venezuelan migrants (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jacob Gleich)