US Naval Forces Central Command, Coalition Partners Complete International Maritime Exercise
170517-N-OH194-0058 MANAMA, Bahrain (May 17, 2017) Capt. Christopher Wells, commanding officer of Afloat Forward Staging Base (Interim) USS Ponce (AFSB(I)-15), discusses Ponce™s capabilities with participants of the International Maritime Exercise (IMX) 2017. IMX is a command post exercise and includes more than 20 partner nations to promote interoperability, increase readiness in all facets of defensive maritime warfare and demonstrate resolve in maintaining regional security and stability and protecting the free flow of commerce. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Grant P. Ammon)

Photo by: Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Grant P. Ammon |  VIRIN: 170517-N-OH194-058.JPG