Combined Maritime Forces Change of Command

Combined Maritime Forces welcomes a new commander at a change of command ceremony at Naval Support Activity in Bahrain, 19 September 2017. Vice Admiral John C. Aquilino relieved Vice Admiral Kevin M. Donegan as Commander U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), U.S. 5th Fleet (C5F), and Combined Maritime Forces (CMF). Having assumed command on 3rd September 2015, VADM Donegan has spent two years as the CMF commander. A multi-national naval partnership, CMF exists to promote security, stability, and prosperity across approximately 3.2 million square miles of international waters, which encompasses…

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