NAVCENT Continues Expanding Mental Health Options in Pilot Program’s Second Year
230206-N-NO146-1003 MANAMA, Bahrain (Feb. 6, 2023) Image of the Naval Branch Health Clinic Bahrain sign at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Feb. 6.
Feb. 6, 2023 - U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) started on Feb. 6 the second year of a two-year pilot program launched to expand mental health treatment options for military and family members serving across U.S. 5th Fleet...

U.S. Hosts Lebanese Navy for Vessel Boarding Course in Bahrain
230201-N-EG592-1034 MANAMA, Bahrain (Feb. 1, 2023) Members of the Lebanese Navy rehearse vessel boarding procedures at a U.S. Coast Guard indoor training facility in Manama, Bahrain, Feb. 1.
Feb. 2, 2023 - U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) concluded a five-day vessel boarding course for the Lebanese Navy on Feb. 2 at the U.S. Navy base in Bahrain...

U.S. Central Command Supports Partner Forces in Major Iranian Weapons Seizure
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Feb. 1, 2023) Seized weapons displayed on the flight deck of a U.S. Navy ship in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, Feb. 1.
Feb. 2, 2023 - U.S. Central Command supported a maritime interdiction earlier this month that resulted in the seizure by partner naval forces of weapons that originated in Iran and were bound for Yemen...

U.S., International Forces Seize Illegal Drugs in Gulf of Oman
230130-N-NO146-1001 GULF OF OMAN (Jan. 30, 2023) Illicit drugs interdicted by USCGC Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145) sit on the deck of a fishing vessel for inventory as the U.S. Coast Guard cutter sails in the Gulf of Oman, Jan. 30. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)
Jan. 31, 2023 - A U.S. Coast Guard vessel seized illegal drugs worth a total estimated U.S. street value of $33 million from a fishing vessel transiting international waters in the Gulf of Oman, Jan. 30...

U.S. Navy Showcases Operational Readiness, Flexibility in Exercise with Israel
230124-N-TC847-1160 Mediterranean Sea (Jan. 24, 2023) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) sails in the Mediterranean Sea, Jan. 24, 2023. Juniper Oak 23-2 is a bilateral military exercise, led by U.S. Central Command and the Israeli Defense Force, designed to enhance interoperability between the U.S. and Israel militaries. Juniper Oak 23-2 joins the long-standing “Juniper” series that the U.S. and Israel have conducted for more than 20-years.
Jan. 29, 2023 - U.S. naval forces participated in the largest-ever bilateral exercise between the United States and Israel last week, which culminated in a visit to aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) on Jan. 26 by senior military...
Video by Petty Officer 1st Class Anita Chebahtah, Spc. Aaron Troutman
5th Fleet in Focus – IS1 Samilynn Jordan
U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet
Dec. 21, 2022 | 1:13
221221-A-NR779-1001 Intelligence Specialist 1st Class Samilynn Jordan assigned to Task Force 59, speaks about her job inside and outside of the Navy Reserve at Naval Support Activity Bahrain. 5th Fleet in Focus is a video series highlighting our most valuable asset: service members. (U.S. Army video by Spc. Aaron Troutman and U.S. Navy Mass Communications Specialist 1st class Anita Chebahtah)

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.