TIRANA, Albania (June 7, 2012) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus speaks with Marines assigned to the Marine Security Detachment (MSG) in Tirana, Albania. While in Albania, Mabus met with Albanian officials to discuss continued bilateral naval cooperation. He expressed appreciation for Albania’s continued commitment to Afghanistan, to stability in Western Balkans, and he encouraged efforts to strengthen the country’s defense reforms and initiatives. (US Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Sam Shavers/Released)

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