U.S., Canadian Coast Guards Train Together

Sunday, August 30, 2009

In this photo released by the U.S. Coast Guard, (counterclockwise from right) a Canadian coast guardsman and U.S. Coast Guardsmen Seaman Apprentice Anthony Kelley, Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Abel and Petty Officer 2nd Class Shawn Wilkinson transfer Canadian coast guardsman Liam Jeffrey to U.S. Coast Guard Station Eastport's boat during a simulated search and rescue exercise in the Bay of Fundy off Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009. Personnel from U.S. Coast Guard Station Eastport, Maine, and men and women from the Canadian coast guard and air force and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police worked together Aug. 25 and Aug. 26 to respond to several simulated distress calls as part of their annual training together. Station Eastport is the most northeastern Coast Guard unit in the continental United States, located at the border of the U.S. and Canada, and periodically works with Canadian authorities during search and rescue cases. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen)

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