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The stand-down comes amid a two-year, mental health pilot program in Bahrain aimed at expanding mental health options for sailors and their families.
The Navy’s ramped up presence in U.S. 5th Fleet in the past year has resulted in significantly more weapons and illicit drug seizures.
The drill comes a little more than a year after the UAE and subsequently Bahrain normalized ties with Israel despite strong criticism by Palestinians over the formal recognition of Israel.
By Aya Batrawy, The Associated Press