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Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Bridgette FerronBarnes sorts mail for amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) while in port Aqaba, Jordan.

Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Bridgette FerronBarnes sorts mail for a...

AQABA, Jordan (Oct. 22, 2009) Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Bridgette FerronBarnes sorts mail for amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) while in port Aqaba, Jordan. The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group is co... more

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus hands a coin to a Marine assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) Maritime Raid Force.

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus hands a coin to...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 26, 2012) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus hands a coin to a Marine assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) Maritime Raid Force, after observing a bil... more

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus answers questions from Sailors and Marines during an all-hands call aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18).

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus answers questio...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 26, 2012) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus answers questions from Sailors and Marines during an all-hands call aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans... more

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus, right, speaks with Cmdr. Dennis Jacko, commanding officer of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18).

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus, right, speaks ...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 26, 2012) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus, right, speaks with Cmdr. Dennis Jacko, commanding officer of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18), du... more

U.S. Marine Maj. Anthonol Neely, assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) Maritime Raid Force, speaks with Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus.

U.S. Marine Maj. Anthonol Neely, assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditio...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 26, 2012) U.S. Marine Maj. Anthonol Neely, assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) Maritime Raid Force, speaks with Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus, ... more

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus addresses Sailors and Marines during an all-hands call aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18).

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus addresses Sailo...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 26, 2012) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus addresses Sailors and Marines during an all-hands call aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18). Ne... more

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus addresses Sailors and Marines during an all-hands call aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18).

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus addresses Sailo...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 26, 2012) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus addresses Sailors and Marines during an all-hands call aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18). Ne... more

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus observes Sailors and Marines conducting visit, board, search and seizure training with their Jordanian counterparts

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus observes Sailor...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 27, 2012) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus observes Sailors and Marines conducting visit, board, search and seizure training with their Jordanian counterparts at the Ro... more

Sailors aboard the amphibious dock-landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) heave mooring lines around a capstan as the ship moors pierside in Aqaba, Jordan.

Sailors aboard the amphibious dock-landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD ...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 08, 2012) Sailors aboard the amphibious dock-landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) heave mooring lines around a capstan as the ship moors pierside in Aqaba, Jordan. Gunston Hall is deployed... more

A Sailor aboard the amphibious dock-landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) heaves a line as the ship pulls into the Port of Aqaba.

A Sailor aboard the amphibious dock-landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 08, 2012) A Sailor aboard the amphibious dock-landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) heaves a line as the ship pulls into the Port of Aqaba. Gunston Hall is part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious R... more

A Sailor instructs members of the Jordanian Royal Navy on the proper way to hold a fire hose.

A Sailor instructs members of the Jordanian Royal Navy on the proper w...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 09, 2012) Chief Damage Controlman Jayson Barnfather instructs members of the Jordanian Royal Navy on the proper way to hold a fire hose during an exchanging of damage control techniques aboa... more

Marines and members of the Jordanian armed services conduct fast rope drills from a helicopter.

Marines and members of the Jordanian armed services conduct fast rope ...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 09, 2012) Marines and members of the Jordanian armed services conduct fast rope drills from an SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter, seen from the flight deck of the Whidbey Island-class amphibious doc... more

An officer observes from the flight deck of USS Gunston Hall.

An officer observes from the flight deck of USS Gunston Hall.

AQABA, Jordan (May. 09, 2012) Ensign Cody Dunavan observes from the flight deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) as Marines and Jordanian armed services members conduct fast rop... more

A Landing Craft Air Cushion departs the well deck of USS New York.

A Landing Craft Air Cushion departs the well deck of USS New York.

AQABA, Jordan (May. 11, 2012) A Landing Craft Air Cushion departs the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21). New York is part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group with the emba... more

A Landing Craft Air Cushion leaves the shore of Aqaba, Jordan.

A Landing Craft Air Cushion leaves the shore of Aqaba, Jordan.

AQABA, Jordan (May. 11, 2012) A Landing Craft Air Cushion leaves the shore of Aqaba, Jordan, towards the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21). New York is part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready G... more

A CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during Exercise Eager Lion 2013.

A CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 06, 2013) A CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during Exercise Eager Lion 2013. Eager Lion is an annual, multi... more

A landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 enters the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during the offload phase of Exercise Eager Lion 2013.

A landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 en...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 06, 2013) A landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 enters the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during the offload phase of Exercise E... more

A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 departs the beach to embark aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 dep...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 06, 2013) A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 departs the beach to embark aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during the offload phase of ... more

A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 enters the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during the offload phase of Exercise Eager Lion 2013.

A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 ent...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 06, 2013) A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 enters the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during the offload phase of Exercise Ea... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) prepares to pull alongside the pier in Aqaba at the start of Exercise Eager Lion 2013.

The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) prepares to pull alo...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 06, 2013) The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) prepares to pull alongside the pier in Aqaba at the start of Exercise Eager Lion 2013. Eager Lion is an annual, multinational exer... more

A landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 lands on a beach after departing the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during the offload phase of Exercise Eager Lion 2013.

A landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 la...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 06, 2013) A landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 lands on a beach after departing the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during the offload phase of E... more

Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit ride in the back of a Humvee after departing the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during the offload phase of Exercise Eager Lion 2013.

Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit ride in the back of a ...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 06, 2013) Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit ride in the back of a Humvee after departing the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during the offload phase of Exercise ... more

Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Andrew Alexander stands watch while the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) prepares to go alongside the pier in Aqaba for Exercise Eager Lion 2013.

Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Andrew Alexander stands watch while the...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 06, 2013) Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Andrew Alexander stands watch while the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) prepares to go alongside the pier in Aqaba for Exercise Eager L... more

Marines approach a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during the offload phase of Exercise Eager Lion 2013.

Marines approach a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter aboard the amphibi...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 06, 2013) Marines approach a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during the offload phase of Exercise Eager Lion 2013. Eager Lion is an ... more

A Sailor from Beach Master Unit (BMU) 2 directs a landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) during the offload phase of Exercise Eager Lion 2013.

A Sailor from Beach Master Unit (BMU) 2 directs a landing craft, air c...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 07, 2013) A Sailor from Beach Master Unit (BMU) 2 directs a landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) during the offload phase of Exercise Eager Lion 2013. Eager Lion is an annual, multinational exe... more

A Marine from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) dives near the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during a swim call.

A Marine from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) dives near...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 22, 2013) A Marine from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) dives near the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during a swim call after the conclusion of Exercise Eager L... more

A landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 approaches the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

A landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 ap...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 22, 2013) A landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 approaches the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is the flagship for the Kearsarge Amphib... more

A landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) departs the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

A landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) departs the well deck of the amphi...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 22, 2013) A landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) departs the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is the flagship for the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group a... more

Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) prepare to embark the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) upon conclusion of Exercise Eager Lion 2013.

Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) prepare to ...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 22, 2013) Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) prepare to embark the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) upon conclusion of Exercise Eager Lion 2013. Eager Li... more

A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 lands on a beach after departing the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 lan...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 22, 2013) A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4 lands on a beach after departing the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) upon conclusion of Exercise Ea... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) is pierside in Aqaba, Jordon, during exercise Eager Lion 2014.

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) is pierside...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 22, 2014) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) is pierside in Aqaba, Jordon, during exercise Eager Lion 2014. Gunston Hall, part of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group wi... more

Marines drive an amphibious assault vehicle off of a landing craft air cushion during exercise Eager Lion 2014.

Marines drive an amphibious assault vehicle off of a landing craft air...

AQABA, JORDAN (May. 22, 2014) Marines drive an amphibious assault vehicle off of a landing craft air cushion during exercise Eager Lion 2014. The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group, with the embarked 22nd Marine Exp... more

Seaman Brandon Ellis, from Houston, directs a landing craft air cushion onto the beach during exercise Eager Lion 2014 in preparation for training with multinational partners to demonstrate interoperability.

Seaman Brandon Ellis, from Houston, directs a landing craft air cushio...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 22, 2014) Seaman Brandon Ellis, from Houston, directs a landing craft air cushion onto the beach during exercise Eager Lion 2014 in preparation for training with multinational partners to de... more

A landing craft air cushion from the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) lands on a beach during exercise Eager Lion 2014.

A landing craft air cushion from the multipurpose amphibious assault s...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 22, 2014) A landing craft air cushion from the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) lands on a beach during exercise Eager Lion 2014 in preparation for training with multi... more

Seaman Brandon Ellis, from Houston, directs a landing craft air cushion onto a beach during exercise Eager Lion 2014 in preparation for training with multinational partners to demonstrate interoperability.

Seaman Brandon Ellis, from Houston, directs a landing craft air cushio...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 22, 2014) Seaman Brandon Ellis, from Houston, directs a landing craft air cushion onto a beach during exercise Eager Lion 2014 in preparation for training with multinational partners to demo... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate Airman Michael Gable, from Peachtree City, Ga., directs an CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter onto the flight deck aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Aviation Boatswain's Mate Airman Michael Gable, from Peachtree City, G...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 22, 2014) Aviation Boatswain's Mate Airman Michael Gable, from Peachtree City, Ga., directs an CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter onto the flight deck aboard the multipurpose amphibious assaul... more

A CH-53E Super Stallion takes off from the flight deck of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

A CH-53E Super Stallion takes off from the flight deck of the multipur...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 23, 2014) A CH-53E Super Stallion takes off from the flight deck of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during Exercise Eager Lion 2014 in pre... more

Marines depart amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) in preparation for training with multinational partners to demonstrate interoperability in the Kingdom of Jordan.

Marines depart amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) in preparati...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 23, 2014) Marines depart amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) in preparation for training with multinational partners to demonstrate interoperability in the Kingdom of Jordan. The Bata... more

Two landing craft air cushion depart the well deck of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during exercise Eager Lion 2014.

Two landing craft air cushion depart the well deck of the multipurpose...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 23, 2014) Two landing craft air cushion depart the well deck of the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during exercise Eager Lion 2014. The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group... more

 A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) exits from the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during exercise Eager Lion 2014.

A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) exits from the well deck of the am...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 23, 2014) A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) exits from the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) during exercise Eager Lion 2014. The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group, wi... more

Plane captains aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) conduct pre-flight checks on an AH-1W Super Cobra while a landing craft air cCushion (LCAC) approaches the ship from a completed sortie in the Gulf of Aqaba.

Plane captains aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) c...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 23, 2014) Plane captains aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) conduct pre-flight checks on an AH-1W Super Cobra while a landing craft air cCushion (LCAC) approaches the ship... more

Officers from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) meet with representatives from other participating naval forces during a pre-sail meeting for exercise Eager Lion 2014.

Officers from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) meet with repres...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 24, 2014) Officers from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) meet with representatives from other participating naval forces during a pre-sail meeting for exercise Eager Lion 2014 in prep... more

Officers from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) meet with representatives from other participating naval forces during a pre-sail meeting for exercise Eager Lion 2014.

Officers from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) meet with repres...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 24, 2014) Officers from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) meet with representatives from other participating naval forces during a pre-sail meeting for exercise Eager Lion 2014 in prep... more

Sailors handle lines in the forecastle during the special sea and anchor detail aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5).

Sailors handle lines in the forecastle during the special sea and anch...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 26, 2014) Sailors handle lines in the forecastle during the special sea and anchor detail aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan is the flagship for the B... more

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 70 assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU 4) prepares to enter the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19).

Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 70 assigned to Assault Craft Unit (AC...

AQABA, Jordan (Aug. 24, 2014) Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 70 assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU 4) prepares to enter the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19). Mesa Verde... more

Sailors and Marines from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) try local food with Imam Hitham Jannoun during a tour of the Al-Sharif Al-Hussein bin Ali Mosque in Aqaba, Jordan.

Sailors and Marines from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa V...

AQABA, Jordan (Aug. 25, 2014) Sailors and Marines from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) try local food with Imam Hitham Jannoun during a tour of the Al-Sharif Al-Hussein bin Ali Mosque... more

Sailors observe a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) as it exits the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) during a port visit for vehicle wash down.

Sailors observe a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) as it exits the wel...

AQABA, Jordan (Aug. 27, 2014) Sailors observe a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) as it exits the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) during a port visit for vehicle wash down... more

Shipyard workers at the Royal Jordanian Naval Force Base off-load cargo from the General Frank S. Besson-class logistics support vessel USAV SP4 James A. Loux (LSV 6) in support of exercise Eager Lion 2015.

Shipyard workers at the Royal Jordanian Naval Force Base off-load carg...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 23, 2015) Shipyard workers at the Royal Jordanian Naval Force Base off-load cargo from the General Frank S. Besson-class logistics support vessel USAV SP4 James A. Loux (LSV 6) in support of... more

An explosive ordinance disposal technician assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1 tests their anti-improvised explosive device robot controller in preparation of Eager Lion 2015.

An explosive ordinance disposal technician assigned to Commander, Task...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 24, 2015) An explosive ordnance disposal technician assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1 tests their anti-improvised explosive device robot controller in preparation of Eager Lion 20... more

Sailors test anti-improvised explosive device robot controllers in preparation of Eager Lion 2015.

Sailors test anti-improvised explosive device robot controllers in pre...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 24, 2015) Gunners Mate 2nd Class Amanda Rutledge, assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.7, and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Dustin Springer, assigned to CTG 56.1, te... more

Explosive ordinance disposal technicians assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1 test anti-improvised explosive device robots in preparation of Eager Lion 2015.

Explosive ordinance disposal technicians assigned to Commander, Task G...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 24, 2015) Explosive ordnance disposal technicians assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1 test anti-improvised explosive device robots in preparation of Eager Lion 2015. Exercise Eager ... more

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 2nd Class Ryan Bejar, assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1, signals to his fellow diver after a pier survey of the Royal Jordanian Naval Force Base in preparation of Eager Lion 2015.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 2nd Class Ryan Bejar, assigned ...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 27, 2015) Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 2nd Class Ryan Bejar, assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1, signals to his fellow diver after a pier survey of the Royal Jordanian Na... more

Construction Electrician Constructionman Michael Dawson, assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.2, constructs building support beams in preparation of Exercise Eager Lion 2015.

Construction Electrician Constructionman Michael Dawson, assigned to C...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 02, 2015) Construction Electrician Constructionman Michael Dawson, assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.2, constructs building support beams in preparation of Exercise Eager Lion 2015.... more

Builder 3rd Class Daniel Tapia, assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.2, constructs building support beams at Camp Badger near the Royal Jordanian naval base in preparation of exercise Eager Lion 2015.

Builder 3rd Class Daniel Tapia, assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 02, 2015) Builder 3rd Class Daniel Tapia, assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.2, constructs building support beams at Camp Badger near the Royal Jordanian naval base in preparation of... more

Seabees assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.2 construct building support beams in preparation of Exercise Eager Lion 2015.

Seabees assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.2 construct buildin...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 02, 2015) Seabees assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.2 construct building support beams in preparation of Exercise Eager Lion 2015. Eager Lion is a recurring multinational exercise d... more

Capt. Jeffrey McCauley, commanding officer of Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56, discusses the capabilities of CTF 56 with Maj. Gen. Burke Whitman, from Coalition Forces Land Component Command, prior to Exercise Eager Lion 2015.

Capt. Jeffrey McCauley, commanding officer of Commander, Task Force (C...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 03, 2015) Capt. Jeffrey McCauley, commanding officer of Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56, discusses the capabilities of CTF 56 with Maj. Gen. Burke Whitman, from Coalition Forces Land Componen... more

U.S. and Jordanian sailors work together during an Exercise Eager Lion planning meeting.

U.S. and Jordanian sailors work together during an Exercise Eager Lion...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 04, 2015) Lt. John San Angelo, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.3, works alongside his counterpart from the Royal Jordanian Naval Forces during a Navy staff planning meeting prior to Exe... more

U.S. service members, members of the Royal Jordanian navy, and members of the Jordanian Directorate Military Women's Affairs Team watch as Capt. Jeffrey McCauley, commanding officer of Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56, speaks at the Eager Lion

U.S. service members, members of the Royal Jordanian navy, and members...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 04, 2015) U.S. service members, members of the Royal Jordanian navy, and members of the Jordanian Directorate Military Women's Affairs Team watch as Capt. Jeffrey McCauley, commanding office... more

Capt. Jeffery McCauley, commanding officer of Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56, speaks at the Eager Lion 2015 presail conference to CTF 56 and Jordanian military personnel at the Royal Jordanian naval base.

Capt. Jeffery McCauley, commanding officer of Commander, Task Force (C...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 04, 2015) Capt. Jeffery McCauley, commanding officer of Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56, speaks at the Eager Lion 2015 presail conference to CTF 56 and Jordanian military personnel at the Roy... more

Sailors attend to a simulated victim during a mass casualty training drill aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98).

Sailors attend to a simulated victim during a mass casualty training d...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 04, 2015) Sailors attend to a simulated victim during a mass casualty training drill aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98). Forrest Sherman is deployed to the U.S.... more

U.S. Army Capt. Lauren Merkel, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.4, discusses tactical combat casualty care with Jordanian military medical personnel during exercise Eager Lion 2015.

U.S. Army Capt. Lauren Merkel, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.4,...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 05, 2015) U.S. Army Capt. Lauren Merkel, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.4, discusses tactical combat casualty care with Jordanian military medical personnel during exercise Eager Lion ... more

Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Elena Woods, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.11, discusses tactical combat casualty care with Jordanian military medical personnel during exercise Eager Lion 2015.

Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Elena Woods, assigned to Commander, Task G...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 05, 2015) Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Elena Woods, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.11, discusses tactical combat casualty care with Jordanian military medical personnel during exercise ... more

U.S. Army and Navy personnel, assigned to Commander, Task Force 56, discuss tactical combat casualty care with Jordanian military medical personnel during exercise Eager Lion 2015.

U.S. Army and Navy personnel, assigned to Commander, Task Force 56, di...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 05, 2015) U.S. Army and Navy personnel, assigned to Commander, Task Force 56, discuss tactical combat casualty care with Jordanian military medical personnel during exercise Eager Lion 2015.... more

Explosive Ordinance Disposal Technician 1st Class Brie Coger, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.1, discuss anti-improvised explosive device techniques with Jordanian and United Arab Emirati military personnel.

Explosive Ordinance Disposal Technician 1st Class Brie Coger, assigned...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 06, 2015) Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Brie Coger, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.1, discusses anti-improvised explosive device techniques with Jordanian and United... more

Maj. Glen Penner, attached to Civil Affairs Team 8341, and Lt. Col. Narvaez Stinson discuss military interoperability with Jordanian BG Mohammad Al-Mawajdeh at Camp Badger, outside the Royal Jordanian Naval Base during exercise Eager Lion 2015.

Maj. Glen Penner, attached to Civil Affairs Team 8341, and Lt. Col. Na...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 06, 2015) Maj. Glen Penner, attached to Civil Affairs Team 8341, and Lt. Col. Narvaez Stinson discuss military interoperability with Jordanian BG Mohammad Al-Mawajdeh at Camp Badger, outside... more

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Nathan Karagan, assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1, demonstrates anti-improvised explosive techniques to members of the Royal Jordanian and United Arab Emirates navies

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Nathan Karagan, assig...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 06, 2015) Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Nathan Karagan, assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1, demonstrates anti-improvised explosive techniques to members of the R... more

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Brie Coger, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.1, supervises Jordanian and United Arab Emirati military personnel construct training, explosive water shots at the Camp Titin

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Brie Coger, assigned ...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 07, 2015) Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Brie Coger, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.1, supervises Jordanian and United Arab Emirati military personnel construct train... more

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Jake Wagner, assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.7, speaks with a member of the Royal Jordanian Naval Forces about the importance of using a litter correctly during exercise Eager Lion 2015.

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Jake Wagner, assigned to Commander, Task G...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 07, 2015) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Jake Wagner, assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.7, speaks with a member of the Royal Jordanian Naval Forces about the importance of using a litt... more

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Brie Coger, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.1, gives a safety brief to Jordanian and United Arab Emirati military personnel at the Camp Titin prior to a demolition exercise

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Brie Coger, assigned ...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 07, 2015) Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 1st Class Brie Coger, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.1, gives a safety brief to Jordanian and United Arab Emirati military personnel at... more

Builder 2nd Class Ryan Fenton, assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.2, uses a dumpy level to check the elevation of the floor framing for a Southwest Asia hut being constructed during exercise Eager Lion 2015.

Builder 2nd Class Ryan Fenton, assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG)...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 08, 2015) Builder 2nd Class Ryan Fenton, assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.2, uses a dumpy level to check the elevation of the floor framing for a Southwest Asia hut being construct... more

Capt. Jeffrey McCauley, commanding officer of Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56, speaks to Jordanian Brig. Gen. Khaled Al Sharah and U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Burke Whitman, commanding officer of Coalition Forces Land and Maritime Component Command.

Capt. Jeffrey McCauley, commanding officer of Commander, Task Force (C...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 10, 2015) Capt. Jeffrey McCauley, commanding officer of Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56, speaks to Jordanian Brig. Gen. Khaled Al Sharah and U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Burke Whitman, command... more

Explosive ordnance disposal technicians assigned to Commander Task Group (CTG) 56.1, maneuver their rigid-hull inflatable boat into position during helicopter training in the Gulf of Aqaba during Exercise Eager Lion 2015.

Explosive ordnance disposal technicians assigned to Commander Task Gro...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 11, 2015) Explosive ordnance disposal technicians assigned to Commander Task Group (CTG) 56.1, maneuver their rigid-hull inflatable boat into position during helicopter training in the Gulf ... more

A member of the Royal Jordanian Naval Forces uses an anti-improvised explosive device robot during Exercise Eager Lion 2015.

A member of the Royal Jordanian Naval Forces uses an anti-improvised e...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 11, 2015) A member of the Royal Jordanian Naval Forces uses an anti-improvised explosive device robot during Exercise Eager Lion 2015. Eager Lion is a multinational exercise designed to stre... more

Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1 take part in helicopter training in Aqaba, Jordan, during Exercise Eager Lion 2015.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians assigned to Commander, Task Gr...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 11, 2015) Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1 take part in helicopter training in Aqaba, Jordan, during Exercise Eager Lion 2015. Eager Lion ... more

An explosive ordnance disposal technician assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1 conducts sensitive site exploitation as part of a training scenario during Exercise Eager Lion 2015 in Aqaba, Jordan.

An explosive ordnance disposal technician assigned to Commander, Task ...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 11, 2015) An explosive ordnance disposal technician assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1 conducts sensitive site exploitation as part of a training scenario during Exercise Eager Lio... more

Seabees assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.2 construct a southwest Asia hut at the Royal Jordanian Naval Base in Aqaba, Jordan during Exercise Eager Lion 2015.

Seabees assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.2 construct a south...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 13, 2015) Seabees assigned to Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.2 construct a southwest Asia hut at the Royal Jordanian Naval Base in Aqaba, Jordan during Exercise Eager Lion 2015. Eager Lion i... more

Various U.S. Navy and Jordanian military boats and aircraft approach a civilian vessel during the simulated opposed boarding of the ship during Eager Lion 2015.

Various U.S. Navy and Jordanian military boats and aircraft approach a...

AQABA, JORDAN (May. 18, 2015) Various U.S. Navy and Jordanian military boats and aircraft approach a civilian vessel during the simulated opposed boarding of the ship during Eager Lion 2015. Eager Lion is a rec... more

Military service members from Belgium, France, Jordan, Pakistan, and the United States conduct the simulated opposed boarding of a civilian vessel during Eager Lion 2015.

Military service members from Belgium, France, Jordan, Pakistan, and t...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 18, 2015) Military service members from Belgium, France, Jordan, Pakistan, and the United States conduct the simulated opposed boarding of a civilian vessel during Eager Lion 2015. Eager Lio... more

Military service members from Belgium, France, Jordan, Pakistan, and the United States employ various ships and aircraft to conduct a simulated assault on a target during Eager Lion 2015.

Military service members from Belgium, France, Jordan, Pakistan, and t...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 18, 2015) Military service members from Belgium, France, Jordan, Pakistan, and the United States employ various ships and aircraft to conduct a simulated assault on a target during Eager Lio... more

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Marshall Mabley, from Walla Walla, Wash., hauls a mooring line from the pier during a sea and anchor detail aboard the dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43).

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Marshall Mabley, from Walla Walla, Wash., haul...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 19, 2015) Boatswain's Mate Seaman Marshall Mabley, from Walla Walla, Wash., hauls a mooring line from the pier during a sea and anchor detail aboard the dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (L... more

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Alwonza Brooks, from Quantico, Va., hauls down the First Navy Jack during a sea and anchor detail aboard the dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43).

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Alwonza Brooks, from Quantico, Va., hauls ...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 19, 2015) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Alwonza Brooks, from Quantico, Va., hauls down the First Navy Jack during a sea and anchor detail aboard the dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43)... more

 Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Joshua Swanson, from Bridgeton, N.J., watches as a tug boat pulls the dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) from the pier during a sea and anchor detail.

Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Joshua Swanson, from Bridgeton, N.J., watches...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 19, 2015) Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Joshua Swanson, from Bridgeton, N.J., watches as a tug boat pulls the dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) from the pier during a sea and anchor deta... more

Vice Admiral John Miller, commander of United States naval forces central command/U.S. 5th fleet/combined maritime forces, speaks to Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7).

Vice Admiral John Miller, commander of United States naval forces cent...

AQABA, Jordan (Jun. 18, 2015) Vice Admiral John Miller, commander of United States naval forces central command/U.S. 5th fleet/combined maritime forces, speaks to Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS ... more

A reception is held on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24).

A reception is held on the flight deck of the amphibious transport doc...

AQABA, Jordan (Nov. 19, 2015) A reception is held on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24). Arlington is part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and, with the e... more

U.S. Ambassador to Jordan Alice G. Wells receives a tour of the tribute room aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) during a visit to the ship.

U.S. Ambassador to Jordan Alice G. Wells receives a tour of the tribut...

AQABA, Jordan (Nov. 19, 2015) U.S. Ambassador to Jordan Alice G. Wells receives a tour of the tribute room aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) during a visit to the ship. Arlington ... more

The Royal Jordanian Armed Forces Band plays a song during a reception on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24).

The Royal Jordanian Armed Forces Band plays a song during a reception ...

AQABA, Jordan (Nov. 19, 2015) The Royal Jordanian Armed Forces Band plays a song during a reception on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24). Arlington is part of the Kear... more

Builder 2nd Class Nick Kimber, from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Detachment Bahrain, sets up a tent on Camp Badger during International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) 2016.

Builder 2nd Class Nick Kimber, from Naval Mobile Construction Battalio...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 02, 2016) Builder 2nd Class Nick Kimber, from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Detachment Bahrain, sets up a tent on Camp Badger during International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (I... more

Engineering Aide 3rd Class Jessica Couvillier, left, and Steelworker Constructionman Samuel Krisher, from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Detachment Bahrain, set up concertina wire around Camp Badger.

Engineering Aide 3rd Class Jessica Couvillier, left, and Steelworker C...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 02, 2016) Engineering Aide 3rd Class Jessica Couvillier, left, and Steelworker Constructionman Samuel Krisher, from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Detachment Bahrain, set up concer... more

Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Detachment Bahrain, set up tents on Camp Badger during International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) 2016.

Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Detachment Bahra...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 02, 2016) Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Detachment Bahrain, set up tents on Camp Badger during International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) 2016. IMCMEX is a ... more

Equipment Operator 2nd Class Alexander Houchin (left) and Builder 2nd Class Darren Sandstrom, from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Detachment Bahrain, prepare to unload gear on Camp Badger.

Equipment Operator 2nd Class Alexander Houchin (left) and Builder 2nd ...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 02, 2016) Equipment Operator 2nd Class Alexander Houchin (left) and Builder 2nd Class Darren Sandstrom, from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Detachment Bahrain, prepare to unload ge... more

Builder 2nd Class Melissa Desalvo (left) and Steelworker Constructionman Samuel Krisher, from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Detachment Bahrain, build a fighting position on Camp Badger.

Builder 2nd Class Melissa Desalvo (left) and Steelworker Constructionm...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 03, 2016) Builder 2nd Class Melissa Desalvo (left) and Steelworker Constructionman Samuel Krisher, from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Detachment Bahrain, build a fighting position... more

Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Detachment Bahrain, clear a path to a fighting position on Camp Badger during International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) 2016.

Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Detachment Bahra...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 03, 2016) Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Detachment Bahrain, clear a path to a fighting position on Camp Badger during International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMC... more

Engineman 2nd Class Darren Hirose, left, and Electricians Mate 2nd Class Brian Nieder, both from Coastal Riverine Squadron 2 out of Little Creek, Va., work on a 34-foot patrol boat on Camp Badger during IMCMEX 16

Engineman 2nd Class Darren Hirose, left, and Electricians Mate 2nd Cla...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 08, 2016) Engineman 2nd Class Darren Hirose, left, and Electricians Mate 2nd Class Brian Nieder, both from Coastal Riverine Squadron 2 out of Little Creek, Va., work on a 34-foot patrol boat... more

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.1, and the Royal Jordanian Navy prepare underwater demolition (undet) charges during exercise Eager Lion 16.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians, assigned to Commander, Task G...

AQABA, Jordan (May. 22, 2016) Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.1, and the Royal Jordanian Navy prepare underwater demolition (undet) charges during exercise Eager Li... more

Sailors handle mooring lines on the foc'sle of the guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103).

Sailors handle mooring lines on the foc'sle of the guided-missile dest...

AQABA, Jordan (Mar. 13, 2017) Sailors handle mooring lines on the foc'sle of the guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103). Truxtun is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of mariti... more

The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrive in Aqaba, Jordan for exercise Eager Lion 18.

The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) and embarked 26th Mar...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 15, 2018) The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrive in Aqaba, Jordan for exercise Eager Lion 18. Eager Lion is a major trainin... more

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Jeff Boekeloo, left, and Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Isiah Tolin direct a landing craft, air cushion assigned to Assault Craft Unit 4.

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Jeff Boekeloo, left, and Boatswain's Mate 2nd ...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 16, 2018) Boatswain's Mate Seaman Jeff Boekeloo, left, and Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Isiah Tolin direct a landing craft, air cushion assigned to Assault Craft Unit 4 into the well deck of t... more

oatswain's Mate Seaman Jeff Boekeloo awaits a landing craft, air cushion assigned to Assault Craft Unit 4 in the well deck of the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7).

oatswain's Mate Seaman Jeff Boekeloo awaits a landing craft, air cushi...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 16, 2018) Boatswain's Mate Seaman Jeff Boekeloo awaits a landing craft, air cushion assigned to Assault Craft Unit 4 in the well deck of the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (... more

Landing Craft, Air Cushion 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, prepares to offload vehicles in support of exercise Eager Lion 2018.

Landing Craft, Air Cushion 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4,...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 16, 2018) Landing Craft, Air Cushion 67, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, prepares to offload vehicles in support of exercise Eager Lion 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication S... more

Sailors heave a storm line on the fo'c'sle of the Harpers Ferry-class dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) as the ship arrives in Aqaba, Jordan.

Sailors heave a storm line on the fo'c'sle of the Harpers Ferry-class ...

AQABA, Jordan (Apr. 18, 2018) Sailors heave a storm line on the fo'c'sle of the Harpers Ferry-class dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) as the ship arrives in Aqaba, Jordan. Oak Hill is homeported in Virgin... more