Archive: May, 2022

May 28, 2022

US, Jordanian female aviators partner in excellence

The U.S. and Royal Jordanian Air Forces are partnering to celebrate women in aviation. This partnership, launched in September 2021 between the U.S. Air Force and RJAF, focuses on empowering women in aviation as a way to cultivate and strengthen relationships.

May 24, 2022

378th medical partnerships sustain life and mission

The biggest player in this specific exercise was the 378th Expeditionary Medical Squadron, who responded to a simulated mass casualty incident. As one of the first groups out of the bunkers, their job is to find those who were injured before finding cover.

May 17, 2022

U.S. Navy in Middle East Seizes $39 Million in Drugs

A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer seized 640 kilograms of methamphetamine worth $39 million from a fishing vessel while patrolling international waters in the Gulf of Oman, May 15-16.

May 17, 2022

NAVCENT Hosts First Bilateral Women's Focused Exchange with Bahrain

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) hosted its first women-in-uniform leadership exchange, May 17, at Naval Support Activity Bahrain.

May 15, 2022

U.S. Coast Guard Ship in Middle East Interdicts $17 Million in Drugs

A U.S. Coast Guard fast response cutter seized illicit narcotics from a fishing vessel while conducting patrols in the Gulf of Oman, May 15.

May 9, 2022

U.S. and Bahrain Begin Exercise Neon Defender

Forces from the Kingdom of Bahrain and United States began a 10-day military exercise in and off the coast of Bahrain, May 8. Exercise Neon Defender is an annual bilateral training event between U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) and the Bahrain Defence Force. The Bahrain Coast Guard is also participating. The exercise focuses on maritime security operations, installation defense and medical response.

May 2, 2022

New CENTCOM Commander Visits U.S. Navy Unmanned Systems Hub in Bahrain

The new commander of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) visited U.S. 5th Fleet headquarters in Bahrain, April 29, to see firsthand how the Navy is integrating unmanned systems and artificial intelligence into fleet operations in the Middle East.