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Iron Defender 20
U.S. Marines, Navy and Coast Guard with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, return from conducting Visit, Board, Search, and Seizure training aboard the U.S.S. Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) during exercise Iron Defender 20 in the Arabian Gulf, March 2, 2020. Iron Defender 20 is a U.S. Naval Forces Central Command led bilateral exercise between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, and the UAE naval and air defense forces. Iron Defender 20 allows the U.S. Armed Forces to train bilaterally with the UAE Armed Forces to enhance maritime interoperability and strengthen our maritime security posture. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jennessa Davey)