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Date
Squadrons
Battle Group
 Area of operations
Operations/
 Exercises
Ports of call
March 4, 2003 -
October 24, 2003
HMM-264 Rein
LPD 13
LSD 50
Eastern Atlantic
Mediterranean
Arabian Gulf
Enduring Freedom
Iraqi Freedom
Adriatic PHIBLEX
Souda Bay, Greece
June 6, 2006 -
December 6, 2006
HMM-365 Rein 
LPD 13
LSD 41
DDG 67
DDG 84
CG 58
SSN 706
Mediterranean
Arabian Gulf
Enduring Freedom
Iraqi Freedom
Infinite Moonlight
Inspired Union
Marseille, France
Civitavecchia, Italy
Toulon, France
August 26, 2008 -
March 27, 2009
HMM-264 Rein
HSC-26 Det. 6
LPD 17
LSD 50
DDG 61
DDG 80
CG 72
SSN 768
Mediterranean
Arabian Gulf
Iraqi Freedom
Red Reef
Iron Magic
Haifa, Israel
Manama, Bahrain
Augusta Bay, Italy
Rota, Spain
July 12, 2010 -
November 18, 2010
HMM-774 Rein
 
Caribbean Sea
Western Atlantic
Continuing Promise
Miami, Florida
Port-de-Paix, Haiti
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Covenas, Colombia
Limon, Costa Rica
Puerto Barrios, Guatemala
Bluefields, Nicaragua
Chiriqui Grande, Panama
New Amsterdam, Guyana
Paramaribo, Suriname
March 27, 2012 -
December 20, 2012
VMM-261 Rein
VMA-542 Det.
HSC-22 Det.
LPD 21
LSD 44
Eastern Atlantic
Mediterranean
Arabian Gulf
African Lion 2012
Eager Lion
Enduring Freedom
Rota, Spain (2)
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Aqaba, Jordan (2)
Hidd, Bahrain
Salalah, Oman