U.S. Navy Surface Forces and Army Attack Helicopters Conduct Integration Operations in Arabian Gulf
200313-N-QS318-156 MANAMA, Bahrain (Mar. 13, 2020) Capt. Scott Hattaway, right, commanding officer of the expeditionary mobile base platform ship USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3), speaks to a US. Army air weapons team during a guided tour by Capt. Peter Mirisola, center, commodore of Combined Task Force (CTF) 55. Puller 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.