5th Fleet
Fifth Fleet

Commander, Naval Forces
Central Command
U.S. 5th Fleet

The area of responsibility encompasses about 2.5 million square miles of water area and includes the Arabian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Gulf of Aden, Red Sea, and the Arabian Sea. This expanse 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.


 Monthly Archive


 5th Fleet News Articles

CTF 52
USS Princeton (CG 59)
USS Sentry
Captain Phillips
USS Boxer
SMWDC Visits Bahrain
Essex Amphibious Ready Group and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Depart U.S. 5th Fleet
CNO, MCPON visit Sailors in U.S. 5th Fleet
Adept at Offense
Rushmore Arrives in Abu Dhabi
USS Essex Conducts Strait of Hormuz Transit
USS San Diego Conducts RAS
USS Gridley Holds CBR Drill
USS Dewey Conducts Replenishment-at-sea
Sailors Participate in Damage Control Drill
USS Sterett Conducts Live-Fire Exercise
Operation Inherent Resolve
Makin Island Doctors Tour Duqm Hospital
USS Dewey Sailors Tour Muscat
Change of Command
Makin Island MWR Holds “Reindeer Games”
Operation Pillowcase: Putting Heads At Ease
Red Reef 15 Closes With Joint Demonstration
Change of Command At Sea
US, China Conduct Anti-Piracy Exercise
MCPON, CNO, Spend Thanksgiving with Sailors at Sea
Photo By: MC3 Daniel Rolston
International Mine Countermeasures Exercise
USS San Diego Sailors and Marines Participate in a HERO Workout to Honor Veterans
USS Makin Island Sailors and Marines Hold "Iron Chef" Competition
USS Makin Island Sailors and Marines Enjoy Break with Steel Beach Picnic
Successful International Mine Countermeasures Exercise Concludes
International Team of EOD Technicians Train at World's Largest Naval Exercise
Makin Island MWR Hosts Halloween 5K Fun Run/Walk
Women at Sea open salon for Sailors and Marines aboard MKI
Makin Island Sailors and Marines Observe Hispanic Heritage Month
USS Comstock Departs Bahrain
CTF 51 Visits Makin Island
Makin Island Welcomes 10 New Chiefs
International Mine Countermeasure Exercise Announced
Dextrous Hosts 72nd Anniversary of Battle Of Midway Ceremony




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