Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp inspects sailors at Devonport Naval Base in Auckland, New Zealand. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Annie R. B. Elis.

Adm. Papp meets with New Zealand Defence Force officials

Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp finished his recent international trip last week with an official visit to New Zealand. Like the other three countries on his itinerary, this visit was aimed at strengthening ties with partner maritime governance organizations and learning more about the dynamic Asia-Pacific Region.