U.S. Coast Guard, Canadian partners conduct joint operations in Southeast Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska — United States and Canadian personnel began a three-day joint maritime exercise Tuesday near Juneau. The crews of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa, a U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and the Canadian Royal Navy vessels HMCS Brandon and HMCS Whitehorse tested search and rescue planning efforts and the coordination of rescue assets through a simulated...

U.S., Canada complete joint search and rescue exercise in Prince Rupert, B.C.

U.S., Canada complete joint search and rescue exercise in Prince Rupert, B.C.
JUNEAU, Alaska – United States and Canadian personnel completed a three-day joint maritime search and rescue exercise Wednesday in Prince Rupert, B.C. “The exercise enhanced interoperability and SAR coordination in a joint environment with Canadian partners and U.S. SAR organizations,” said Capt. Anthony Vogt, Coast Guard 17th District Chief of Staff. “The goal of the exercise...