11th MEU, USS Portland transit Strait of Hormuz
STRAIT OF HORMUZ (Oct. 4, 2021) Navy mine countermeasures ship USS Sentry (MCM 3) transits the Strait of Hormuz with amphibious transport dock USS Portland (LPD 27), Oct. 4. Portland and the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit are 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 Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alexis Flores/Released)

Photo by: Sgt. Alexis Flores |  VIRIN: 211004-M-LE234-1081B.JPG