Coastal Riverine Squadron One-Forward Escort U.S. Ship Into Port of Djibouti
Coastal Riverine Squadron One-Forward (CRS1-FWD) U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Classes Steven Davies, left, and Lavar Gabriel escort a United States Ship into the Port of Djibouti. The CRS1-FWD, commanded by U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Alan Tubbs, provides port and harbor security, protects high value assets and performs maritime security operations off the coast of Djibouti. Tubbs is currently the only Coast Guardsman commanding a U.S. Navy unit. Davies is a coxswain and Gabriel is an engineer.