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Vice Admiral James Malloy Assumes Duties as U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. 5th Fleet Commander
Dec. 7, 2018 - MANAMA, Bahrain – Dec. 7 - Vice Adm. James Malloy assumed command of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT)/U.S. 5th Fleet today at Naval Support Activity Bahrain.

NAVCENT Team Unites for Vice Adm. Stearney Memorial Service
181205-N-VP310-1034 MANAMA, Bahrain (Dec. 5, 2018) Musician 2nd Class Kristen Gale plays “Taps” during a memorial service for Vice Adm. Scott Stearney on Naval Support Activity Bahrain. Vice Adm. Scott Stearney was formerly commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet and Combined Maritime Forces. The U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations encompasses nearly 2.5 million square miles of water area and includes the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Red Sea and parts of the Indian Ocean. The region is comprised of 20 countries and includes three critical choke points at the Strait of Hormuz, the Suez Canal and the Strait of Bab-al-Mandeb at the southern tip of Yemen.
Dec. 6, 2018 - The U.S. Naval Force Central Command (NAVCENT)/ U.S. 5th Fleet team of service members and civilians gathered in the gymnasium on Naval Support Activity Bahrain to remember the life of Vice Adm. Scott A. Stearney during a memorial service Dec. 5.

Vice Chief of Naval Operations Visits Bahrain
MANAMA, Bahrain (Dec. 4, 2018) Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran congratulates Sailors assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. 5th Fleet during a frocking ceremony at Naval Support Activity Bahrain. The U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations encompasses nearly 2.5 million square miles of water area and includes the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Red Sea and parts of the Indian Ocean. The region is comprised of 20 countries and includes three critical choke points at the Strait of Hormuz, the Suez Canal and the Strait of Bab-al-Mandeb at the southern tip of Yemen.
Dec. 5, 2018 - The Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Bill Moran arrived at U.S. Naval Force Central Command (NAVCENT)/ U.S. 5th Fleet on Naval Support Activity Bahrain to meet with Sailors, regional allies, Bahraini officials and senior naval leadership Dec. 4

US and French Navies Display Interoperability in Recent Training Evolution
Nov. 26, 2018 - U.S. Navy and Coast Guard vessels partnered with a French frigate for a three-week interoperability training in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, Oct. 15 – Nov. 9.

NAVCENT Team Prepares for IMX 19
Nov. 20, 2018 - Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) hosted the International Maritime Exercise (IMX) 19 initial planning conference onboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain Nov. 12-15.
U.S. 5th Fleet Holds Change of Command Ceremony
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Overview

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command is responsible for approximately 2.5 million square miles of area including the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, North Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and the Red Sea. The U.S. Naval Forces Central Command’s mission is to conduct maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts, and strengthen partner nations' maritime capabilities in order to promote security and stability in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.