U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Stands Watch While Providing Security For Incoming U.S. Ship
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Sal Gandara, Coastal Riverine Squadron One-Forward (CRS1-FWD) boatswain mate, stands watch while providing security for a United States Ship arriving into the Port of Djibouti. The CRS1-FWD, commanded by U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Alan Tubbs, provides port and harbor security, protects high value assets and performs maritime security operations off the coast of Djibouti. Tubbs is currently the only Coast Guardsman commanding a U.S. Navy unit.