Sunday, November 26, 2006

Four carriers are still in the Persian Gulf

News from the Fleet

Secretary of the Navy Visits NSA Bahrain
MANAMA, Bahrain - Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the Honorable Dr. Donald C. Winter visited Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain, Nov. 25, to meet with Sailors supporting Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in U.S. Naval Forces Central Command’s area of responsibility (AOR). more

Secretary of the Navy Visits Boxer
USS BOXER, At Sea - Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Donald C. Winter visited USS Boxer (LHD 4) Nov. 24 to meet with Sailors and Marines conducting maritime security operations in U.S. 5th Fleet’s area of responsibility (AOR). more

BOXERESG Begins Maritime Security Operations
USS BOXER, At sea - USS Boxer (LHD 4) Expeditionary Strike Group (BOXESG) began Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the North Arabian Gulf (NAG) in support of U.S. 5th Fleet Nov. 21 through 24. more

What are the four U.S. Carriers doing in the Gulf?

As the American President George W. Bush steps up threatening rhetoric against Iran to force it suspend its nuclear program, calling for worldwide isolation of Tehran until it “gives up its nuclear ambitions,” experts predict that the coming days would see a much violent step by Washington against the Islamic Republic.

What asserts the experts’ fears is the fact that on October 31, two nuclear-powered carriers, the USS Eisenhower and USS Enterprise, arrived in Bahrain, accompanied by their carrier strike groups. And on November 9th, the USS Iwo Jima, and the USS Boxer also arrived

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