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Welcome to the mine countermeasure ship USS Gladiator (MCM 11) official website.

Welcome Aboard!
Congratulations on your orders to USS GLADIATOR (MCM 11).  On behalf of the entire crew I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our team of Navy professionals. Our motto, “Deliberate Urgency, Certain Victory” is the standard in which we live by every day.
Our normal work week is Sunday through Thursday.  We are seven hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time and ten hours ahead of Pacific Standard Time during daylight saving time (mid-March through beginning November) and eight hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time and eleven hours ahead of Pacific Standard Time during non-daylight saving time (beginning November through mid-March).
You can find information about NSA Bahrain at: Additionally, we strongly recommend that you visit the Popular Links corner which provides valuable newcomer information about Bahrain.
The GLADIATOR Sponsorship Team is standing by to provide you a dedicated point of contact for information and/or assistance during your transition.
Your assigned sponsor is MN1(SW) First M. Last. You may reach them by email at or by commercial phone at +1-234-5678-9012.  We ask that you contact your sponsor as soon as possible to provide us some basic information about you, such as your address, phone number, email address, travel itinerary and family information. Keep us informed of your travel so we can be ready to pick you up at the airport.
Upon arrival to the Kingdom of Bahrain whether via a military carrier or commercial carrier, our sponsor team will be there to greet you and arrange for travel from the airport to the temporary quarters office located on NSA Bahrain.  If you arrive on a commercial carrier, you will be greeted upon exiting the baggage claim area.  The Sponsorship Team will be non-uniformed military personnel.
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