U.S. Central Command Photo Gallery

170514-N-HP188-366 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (May 14, 2017) Commander, U.S. Central Command Gen. Joseph L. Votel (center) stands next to Capt. Larry LeGree, commanding officer of Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 8 in a group photo on Vultures Row of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during a ship tour during exercise Eager Lion 2017. Eager Lion is an annual U.S. Central Command exercise in Jordan designed to strengthen military-to-military relationships between the U.S., Jordan and other international partners. This year's iteration is comprised of about 7,200 military personnel from more than 20 nations that will respond to scenarios involving border security, command and control, cyber defense and battlespace management. The ship and its ready group are deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations designed to reassure allies and partners, and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Mutis Capizzi/Released)

Photo by: MC3 Mutis Capizzi |  VIRIN: 170514-N-HP188-366.JPG