ARABIAN GULF (June 2, 2021) – A Sailor assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56 participates in a live-fire exercise as part of an air operations in support of maritime surface warfare (AOMSW) exercise in the Arabian Gulf, June 2. CTF 56 commands and controls the employment of tactical Navy expeditionary combat forces in order to maximize U.S. 5th Fleet’s lethality throughout the maritime domain utilizing eight task groups whose missions range from explosive ordnance disposal and salvage diving, Army civil affairs, Naval construction forces and expeditionary logistics support, maritime interdiction operations and maritime security, and embarked security teams. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Zion Thomas)

Photo by: Pfc. Zion Thomas |  VIRIN: 210602-A-MU580-1215B.JPG