FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (Jan. 13, 2018) Chief Engineman Ryan Gillette, assigned to Amphibious Construction Battalion 1, conducts a welcome brief during Native Fury 18. The exercise is designed to train Special Purpose Marine-Air-Ground Task Force-Native Fury Marines and U.S. Navy Sailors in maritime prepositioning force operations and aims to increase proficiency, expand levels of cooperation, enhance maritime capabilities, and promote long-term regional stability and interoperability between the United Arab Emirates and the U.S. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Chan/Released)