180711-N-TB177-1031 MANAMA, Bahrain (July 11, 2018) Officers salute during a change of command ceremony for the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Gladiator (MCM 11) on Naval Support Activity Bahrain, July 11, 2018. Gladiator is forward 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 three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kevin J. Steinberg/Released). ()

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180711-N-TB177-1031 MANAMA, Bahrain (July 11, 2018) Officers salute during a change of command ceremony for the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Gladiator (MCM 11) on Naval Support Activity Bahrain, July 11, 2018. Gladiator is forward 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 three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kevin J. Steinberg/Released). () Stock Photo
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180711-N-TB177-1031 MANAMA, Bahrain (July 11, 2018) Officers salute during a change of command ceremony for the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Gladiator (MCM 11) on Naval Support Activity Bahrain, July 11, 2018. Gladiator is forward 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 three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kevin J. Steinberg/Released). ()
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180711-N-TB177-1031 MANAMA, Bahrain (July 11, 2018) Officers salute during a change of command ceremony for the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Gladiator (MCM 11) on Naval Support Activity Bahrain, July 11, 2018. Gladiator is forward 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 three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kevin J. Steinberg/Released). ()
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