200625-A-UQ166-0123 MANAMA, Bahrain (June 25, 2020) Sailors aboard the coastal patrol ship USS Tempest (PC 2) watch The coastal patrol ship USS Squall (PC 7) gets underway from Naval Support Activity Bahrain during a sea and anchor detail June 25, 2020. Tempest is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the central region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points to the free flow of global commerce. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Cody Rich)
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USS Tempest (PC 2)

200625-A-UQ166-0123 MANAMA, Bahrain (June 25, 2020) Sailors aboard the coastal patrol ship USS Tempest (PC 2) watch The coastal patrol ship USS Squall (PC 7) gets underway from Naval Support Activity Bahrain during a sea and anchor detail June 25, 2020. Tempest is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime [Read More …]

200131-N-TB148-0502 ARABIAN GULF (Jan. 31, 2020) A Mark VI Patrol Boat, attached to Commander, Task Force 56 (CTF 56), pulls alongside the coastal patrol ship USS Whirlwind (PC 11) during an interoperability exercise in the Arabian Gulf. This event highlights one of the many core competencies that the Coastal Riverine Force provides in support of U.S. 5ht Fleet operations. CTF 56 is responsible for the planning and execution of expeditionary missions including coastal riverine operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Carlisle/released)
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Mark VI Patrol Boat Interoperability Exercise

200131-N-TB148-0502 ARABIAN GULF (Jan. 31, 2020) A Mark VI Patrol Boat, attached to Commander, Task Force 56 (CTF 56), pulls alongside the coastal patrol ship USS Whirlwind (PC 11) during an interoperability exercise in the Arabian Gulf. This event highlights one of the many core competencies that the Coastal Riverine Force provides in support of U.S. 5ht Fleet operations. CTF [Read More …]