U.S. Navy logistics unit changes command
The command responsible for providing air and sea logistics to the U.S. Navy in the Middle East changed leadership Thursday at U.S. Naval Forces Central Command headquarters in Manama, Bahrain.
Capt. Glen R. Sears II was relieved as Commander, Sealift Logistics Command Central; Commander, Task Force 53 and Commander, Logistics Forces, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command by incoming commodore Capt. Anthony Dropp.
Sealift Logistics Command Central, or SEALOGCENT, provides at-sea logistics and strategic sealift services to U.S. and coalition troops operating throughout the U.S. Central Command theater. In their strategic sealift capacity, the command is responsible for overseeing the delivery of nearly 90 percent of all cargo being used by troops operating in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Middle East.