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U.S. AND PHL NAVIES’ COORDINATED PATROL

U.S. AND PHL NAVIES’ COORDINATED PATROL. Sailors assigned to littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) drive an 11-meter rigid-hull inflatable boat to Philippine Navy ship Ramon Alcaraz (FF 16) for personnel transfer. The U.S. and Philippine navies are conducting a coordinated counter-piracy patrol to protect maritime commerce and enhance maritime security in the region by enhancing both navies’ ability to respond to transnational criminal and terror activity. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Deven Leigh Ellis).