Kuwait Takes the Helm of CTF 152
The Royal Saudi Naval Forces have handed over command of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), Combined Task Force (CTF) 152 to Kuwait.
The ceremony, held in Bahrain, saw Captain Suliman Al-Enazi transfer command to Colonel Mohammad Aleid, Kuwait Naval Force.
The change of command ceremony was overseen by Vice Admiral John W Miller, Commander Combined Maritime Forces.
Vice Admiral Miller highlighted the achievements of CTF 152 during the tenure of the Royal Saudi Navy in its task of maintaining Maritime Security Operations in the Arabian Gulf. He said:
Under Captain Al-Enazi Task Force 152 has integrated the strengths of more than two dozen countries to counter terrorism; thwart illegal maritime practices, and defeat destabilizing activity in the Arabian Gulf, improving overall security and stability and enhancing regional national capability.