Marshall Islands

Strengthening partnerships through international training

Strengthening partnerships with foreign nations and enhancing their maritime defense capabilities are two key roles that the Coast Guard’s International Mobile Training Branch serves each and every day. Recently, Coast Guardsmen completed an eight-week deployment, in which they delivered law enforcement training to 51 people spanning three nations: the Marshall Islands, Micronesia and Palau.

C-130 search plane

International search leads to rescue of 20

When unforgiving seas hit a vessel and caused it to sink off the Marshall Islands, the 20 mariners aboard were forced to abandon ship. Two thousand miles away, as the crew sheltered in their life rafts, Coast Guard watchstanders and […]