Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) celebrated International Women’s Day with a morning tea hosted by the Australian-led Combined Task Force 150 (CTF150).


Members of CMF get together to celebrate International Women’s Day

The morning was a great opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women of the Combined Maritime Forces, NSA Bahrain. The homemade baked cakes from the men of CTF 150 were appreciated by the 40 personnel from 14 nations that attended the occasion.

CTF 150 Chief of Staff, CAPT Bill Quinn, RCN, described the morning as a great success and paid tribute to the valuable contribution of CTF 150’s six female personnel to achieving the Maritime Security mission.

Many women work within CMF and their contribution to the important work that is carried out at the headquarters was also recognised by its member nations both in Bahrain and nationally.

About Combined Maritime Forces

CMF is a unique multi-national collective of 31 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.
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