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20% of oil traded worldwide passed through the Strait of Hormuz in 2011 and our -- Melissa Francis spent the night aboard the USS enterprise learning what it takes to keep oil flowing.
To the rest of the moral Melissa is alive and Manama Bahrain with more -- That's right we were exclusively above the USS enterprise are on the USS enterprise and they patrolled the Strait of Hormuz and the -- of Arabia as you mentioned 20% of the world's oil goes through -- it's about seventeen that million gallons a day but there's a ton of commerce that goes in and out of there as well picking up things in delivering them to all of the gulf states it's a very busy highway.
And of course there is one person who manages the air traffic the F eighteen super -- above this area they call him the handler.
And it's a tricky business he's got a -- -- all of his own listen and possible -- but o'clock.
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-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- My office in blood all these young men and women out -- your common shares should finish.
They could -- everybody's everybody's got -- can do attitude in you know our job is protecting the troops on the ground so.
Please feel that everybody listen I don't let -- know the importance of getting these aircraft off the indexation in back on.
Still he said that they are supporting the troops on the ground and what that means is those F -- that you're looking -- but looking out on that flight deck are flying out over Afghanistan to provide cover to the troops that are there that's in addition.
To the vessels that are out on the water keeping the waterway opens a lot of work they're coming up that wants or to introduce you to one of the few female pilots in the -- so stay tuned for that back to you.
Looking forward -- Melissa Francis great stuff out of the Middle East Melissa thank yep.
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