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101118-N-3237L-025 ARABIAN GULF (Nov. 18, 2010) An Iranian mariner waves to USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) after he and another man were rescued by an Iranian coast guard search and rescue vessel in the Arabian Gulf, Nov. 18. Operating under the command of Combined Task Force (CTF) 152, Oscar Austin provided food and water to the mariners after spotting their life raft. The destroyer remained on-scene until the Iranian coast guard arrived to retrieve the two men. CTF 152, currently commanded by Kuwait Navy Col. Abdullah Dashti, coordinates theatre security cooperation activities with regional partners and conducts maritime security operations in the Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo by Intelligence Specialist 1st Class Lasonya Lewis)

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Taken on November 18, 2010