190716-N-UN744-0005 – ABIDJAN, Cote d’Ivoire (July 16, 2019) – Senior Chief Religious Program Specialist Patience Ray, assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, speaks with Ivorian chaplains about the roles of enlisted personnel in supporting service members and chaplains during the Religious Ministry Leaders Chaplain Conference held aboard the Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, July 16, 2019. Carson City is deployed to the Gulf of Guinea to demonstrate progress through partnerships and U.S. commitment to West African countries through small boat maintenance assistance, maritime law enforcement engagement, and medical and community relations outreach. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Travis Simmons/Released)