Chief of US Naval Operations, Admiral Jonathan Greenert confirmed plans to expand footprint in Bahrain.

“Construction is now underway to build more infrastructure and capacity to support the additional units on the base, which is home to the U.S. 5th Fleet”, he said in an interview for Stars and Stripes the official newspaper of the US Armed Forces.

“Besides new equipment, more crew and families will be coming to Bahrain,” he added. […]