US Navy (USN) Command MASTER CHIEF (CNOCM) of US Navy Forces Iraq, Pat Flavin (left) speaks with USN Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron 9 (VP-9), Iraq Detachment Bravo, during a visit to Tallil Air Base (AB), Iraq (IRQ). CNOMC Flavin is on a tour of bases throughout Iraq to touch base with Navy Commands and individual Augmentees assigned to multi-national and joint service commands in Iraq. VP-9 is currently on deployment conducting reconnaissance and maritime patrol operations supporting Operation IRAQI FREEDOM