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Rear Admiral Mark Fox to take over as commander of US Naval Forces, US Central Command, Bahrain

June 12, 2010
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Rear Admiral Mark Fox to take over as commander of US Naval Forces, US Central Command, Bahrain

Rear Admiral Mark I. Fox will this month take over as commander of the US Naval Forces, US Central Command, in Bahrain. The 54-year-old Navy officer will replace Vice Admiral William Gortney who was on May 17 nominated director, Joint Staff, Pentagon, by US Secretary of Defence Robert Gates. A native of Abilene, Texas,...
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US Navy base in Bahrain to double its size in strong indication of US plans in the region

May 27, 2010
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The US has launched a $580 million expansion of its Navy facilities in Bahrain in a clear indication of its intent to boost its presence in the region. The military construction project will develop 70 acres on the waterfront to support US and coalition ships and personnel and will include utilities infrastructure, a consolidated...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
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Media career:
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  • University of Bahrain
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