An MH-60S Sea Hawk lifts dry cargo from the fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189) during a vertical replenishment with the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5). Bataan and elements of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit are operating in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations to augment U.S. Crisis Response forces in the region.
09/22/2014 Edward Lundquist – Defence IQ
The U.S. Navy and its partners have maintained a commanding presence in the Middle East for many years. Behind the naval power is the enabling power of logistics, maintenance and repair. Every ship that deploys in the region needs it.
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