U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Mohammed Diakite, left, assigned to USCGC Spencer (WMEC 905), and The Gambia Navy Chief Petty Officer Jawundeh Jallow conduct a Gambian-led boarding of a fishing vessel in the Atlantic Ocean, Jan. 14, 2023. Spencer is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Africa area of responsibility, employed by the U.S. Sixth Fleet, to carry out joint training, exercises, and maritime security operations alongside African partners in support of U.S. interests abroad to foster regional partnerships, promote regional stability, and strengthen international maritime governance. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mikaela McGee)

Photo by: Petty Officer 3rd Class Mikaela  |  VIRIN: 230114-G-DV874-1317.JPG