May 22, 2024 - Combined Maritime Forces’ Combined Task Force (CTF) 154 marked one year as the partnership’s multinational maritime training task force, May 22.
May 15, 2024 - Combined Maritime Forces is supporting the Joint Maritime Information Center, a recently established organization that distributes timely information to members of the shipping industry with interests in the Red Sea, Bab al-Mandeb and Gulf of Aden.
May 7, 2024 - A U.S. Navy Sailor died from non-combat related incident while deployed in the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility, May 6.
May 2, 2024 - Naval forces from Pakistan and the United States completed a four-day bilateral training exercise, Inspired Union 2024, in Karachi, Pakistan, May 2.
April 24, 2024 - Sailors, Coast Guardsmen, and others gathered at Naval Support Activity Bahrain April 24 to observe the 20th anniversary of the lives lost when three USS Firebolt crewmembers thwarted an attack on critical Iraqi oil platforms during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
April 19, 2024 - Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) hosted senior military leaders during a two-day maritime security conference held onboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain, April 16-17.
Video by Sgt. Julio Hernandez
Inspired Union 2024 Social Media Video
U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet
May 8, 2024 | 0:30
Inspired Union 2024, held in Karachi, Pakistan, is a bilateral training exercise with the U.S and Pakistan Navy that focuses on maritime interdiction operations, mine countermeasures and harbor security in the Middle East region. Video is for mobile media and is at 1920 x 1080 (U.S. Army video by Sgt. Julio Hernandez)

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.