Rear Adm. Kevin Sweeney, commander of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, has reiterated his country’s commitment to Bahrain and the region.

“We have a full commitment to this area,” Sweeney said. “Our presence in the region is a continuation of six-decade long commitment to stand by our partners in the region and we’ll continue to honour that commitment.

“A big part of what I do out here as the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group Commander, in addition to helping protect the free flow of commerce, is to build trust and inspire confidence with our regional partners,” he said. […]