240403-A-UK634-1003 MANAMA, Bahrain (April 3, 2024) From left, Capt. David Coles, outgoing commander of Combined Task Force (CTF) 153, Vice Adm. George Wikoff, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet and Combined Maritime Forces, and Italian Navy Capt. Roberto Messina, incoming commander of CTF 153, render honors for the American and Italian national anthems during a change of command ceremony for CTF 153 in Bahrain, April 3. CTF 153 focuses on maritime security and capacity building in the Red Sea, Bab al-Mandeb and Gulf of Aden.

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