Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group members receive visit from CJTF-HOA Deputy Commander

GULF OF ADEN (Dec. 16, 2016) USS Makin Island (LHD 8) Senior Medical Officer, Cmdr. Karlwin Matthews, right, speaks with Chief of Djiboutian Navy Col. Abdourahman Cher, left, Rear Adm. William W. Wheeler, Deputy Commander, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, and the U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Mr. Tom Kelly in the ship’s medical triage. Makin Island is deployed as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready group to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Devin M. Langer)
GULF OF ADEN (Dec. 16, 2016) USS Makin Island (LHD 8) Senior Medical Officer, Cmdr. Karlwin Matthews, right, speaks with Chief of Djiboutian Navy Col. Abdourahman Cher, left, Rear Adm. William W. Wheeler, Deputy Commander, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa, and the U.S. Ambassador to Djibouti, Mr. Tom Kelly in the ship’s medical triage. Makin Island is deployed as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready group to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Devin M. Langer)
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