Share this article View post tag: US Navy Bahrain king visits US Naval Forces Command King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the king of the Kingdom of Bahrain, visited the headquarters of the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) in Bahrain on June 12.Vice Adm. Kevin M. Donegan, NAVCENT commander, and the U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain the William V. Roebuck greeted the king.During the visit, Navy officials briefed the king on current operations of the U.S. 5th Fleet and coalition operations to defeat ISIS.Following the briefing, the king had dinner with the ambassador and Donegan, where they continued discussing issues of mutual interest.The king was accompanied on this trip by two of his sons, Brig. Gen. Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, commander of the Royal Guard, and Maj. Shaikh Khaled bin Hamad Al Khalifa, commander of the Royal Guard Special Force, as well as Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defense Force Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa and Commander of the Bahraini Royal Navy Rear Adm. Shaikh Khalifa bin Abdullah Al Khalifa.His majesty said the connection between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States was critical to regional maritime security and the free flow of commerce.“The world’s trade flows, its commerce, and ultimately its security depend on what happens in this critical region,” the king said. “This region in turn depends on the vital strategic partnership between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States of America.”The U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations encompasses about 2.5 million square miles of water area and includes the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Red Sea, and parts of the Indian Ocean. The expanse is comprised of 20 countries and includes three critical choke points at the Strait of Hormuz, the Suez Canal and the Strait of Bab al Mandeb at the southern tip of Yemen. Back to overview,Home naval-today Bahrain king visits US Naval Forces Command View post tag: Bahrain June 14, 2017 Authorities
A Washington D.C woman pepper sprayed someone who tried to get on an elevator with her at a Walmart.A number of shoppers were trying to get on an elevator to leave the Walmart Monday, when a woman with no mask got on first and tried to close the doors so no one else would come in.When other shoppers tried to get on, the woman sprayed another woman in her face with the pepper spray.“She was talking about some social distancing, six feet, but she was real serious with it though,” said shopper Dominick Gamble, who recorded the incident.Police showed up to the scene but the woman was not arrested and no charges were filed. They did, however, confiscate the Sabre pepper spray.The victim declined to receive any treatment when the ambulance arrived.
Ghana goalkeeper Fatau Dauda paid a surprise visit to the Black Queens ahead of their friendly game against the Bayana Bayana on Sunday which the Queens won by 1-0.The Black Stars donated cartoons of energy drinks and three pair of gloves to the three goalkeepers in the national team.Dauda is expected to be in Ghana by Tuesday ahead of preparations for the World Cup.