Naval forces from Lebanon and the US started a two-week maritime train in Lebanon, July 12. U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) and the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) kicked off train Resolute Union 2022. The annual train focuses on maritime safety operations, mine countermeasures and explosive ordnance disposal. Roughly 60 U.S. personnel from the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Military and Coast Guard are taking part.

“For 22 years, the Resolute Union workout routines have constructed collaboration between our armed forces and ensured the LAF are ready to hold out their mission. Regardless of all of the challenges going through the LAF this yr within the context of Lebanon’s financial disaster, they’ve proven extraordinary dedication and the US will proceed to supply our full help to all their efforts,” stated U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy C. Shea.


U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Enforcement Specialist 2nd Class Lee Syzmanski, a member of the Maritime Engagement Group assigned to Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (PATFORSWA), conducts an alternate on medical care and response with the Lebanese Armed Forces throughout train Resolute Union 22 in Jounieh, Lebanon, July 13. (U.S. Military photograph by Spc. Ian Miller)

“This is a wonderful alternative to work with our extremely succesful Lebanese companions and strengthen our relationship. Working collectively enhances regional safety and stability,” stated Vice Adm. Brad Cooper, commander of NAVCENT, U.S. fifth Fleet and Mixed Maritime Forces. “.”

United States Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) is the US Navy component of United States Central Command (USCENTCOM). Its space of accountability contains the Pink Sea, Gulf of Oman, Persian Gulf, and Arabian Sea. It consists of the US Fifth Fleet and a number of other different subordinate activity forces, together with Mixed Job Drive 150, Mixed Job Drive 158 and others.