"We must be ready to dare all for our country. For history does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or the timid. We must acquire proficiency in defense and display stamina in purpose." - President Eisenhower, First Inaugural Address
It's a job, too.
Monday, February 13, 2017
U.S. Navy Office of Naval Intelligence Worldwide Threat to Shipping (WTS) Report 9 January - 9 February 2017
Of particular interest are the first three entries in the "Warnings and Advisories" section, Part 2 of the message.
Also worth noting is that the kidnapping of ship crews and others continues off Nigeria.