Commander CTF 151 Visits Japanese Independent Deployer June 20, 2011 by Combined Maritime Forces Gulf of Aden, Jun 16 – Representatives from CTF 151, Escort Division 8 and USS Mason in the hangar onboard JDS Sazanami. (RSN Photo/Released)Gulf of Aden, Jun 16 – (L to R) CAPT Terutsugu Hirano (Commander Escort Division 8) and RADM Harris Chan (CCTF 151) exchanging gifts. (RSN Photo/Released) Share this:FacebookTwitterEmailPrintLike this:Like Loading... Previous articleSingapore-led Task Force Intercepts Pirate Skiff in Gulf of AdenNext article SHADE Meets to Discuss Counter-Piracy Combined Maritime Forces(http://cmf24.wordpress.com) CMF is a unique multi-national collective of 34 like-minded nations, dedicated to promoting security and free flow of commerce across 3.2 million square miles of international waters in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Somali Basin, the Indian Ocean and the Gulf. CMF’s main focus areas are disrupting terrorism, preventing piracy, reducing illegal activities, and promoting a safe maritime environment for all.