USS Jason Dunham conducts a VBSS training with Egyptian Naval Force during Eagle Salute 18.
RED SEA (July 31, 2018) U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Sean Hudgins, right, and Gunner’s Mate Stephen Barahona, members of a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), tactically move aboard an Egyptian Naval Force (ENF) supply ship with an ENF VBSS team during an integrated-team VBSS evolution as part of exercise Eagle Salute 18. Eagle Salute 18 is a surface exercise with the ENF conducted to enhance interoperability and war-fighting readiness, fortify military-to-military relationships and advance operational capabilities of all participating units. Jason Dunham is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Clay/Released)180731-N-UX013-1185