Landing signals officer

UNITAS 2011 comes to an end

Written by Ens. Ray Chaisson, Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba. Last week, Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba took part in the UNITAS LANT 52 closing ceremonies. The three-week exercise, hosted by Brazil, with participating ships from the United States, Argentina, Mexico and […]


Coast Guard Escanaba and Baja California

UNITAS 2011: International partners

Written by Ens. Ray Chaisson, Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba. As a deployed cutter, Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba has had the opportunity to interact with several foreign navies. These interactions have led to many long lasting professional relationships and produced frameworks […]


Brazilian Navy ships

UNITAS 2011: War games and coded messages

Written by Ens. Ray Chaisson, Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba, with contributions from Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Lehmann. It’s been roughly a week into Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba’s UNITAS experience and while it has been educational, it has been a […]