DVIDS – News – Enterprise, Alabama native assists in Caribbean disaster response and security training

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis – Enterprise, Alabama native U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Anna V. Blank is in St. Kitts, along with other U.S service members and over 20 Caribbean partner nations’ government, industrial and civic organizations, taking part in exercise Tradewinds 2018.

Tradewinds is a combined, joint exercise conducted in three phases that helps build the capacity of Caribbean nations to respond to natural disasters, land and maritime threats and illicit trafficking.

Blank, along with the crew of the fast response cutter USCGC Joseph Tezanos (WPC 1118) based out of San Juan, Puerto Rico, are training partner nations’ coast guard members on…

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