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181216-A-QM520-1039.JPG Photo By: Private 1st Class Preston Hammon

Dec 23, 2018
GULF OF OMAN - 181216-A-QM520-1013 GULF OF OMAN (Dec. 16, 2018) Personnel assigned to the U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team, embarked aboard the Cyclone-class coastal patrol ship USS Thunderbolt (PC 12), conduct small boat operations in the Gulf of Oman. Thunderbolt is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian ocean and the three strategic choke points.


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