Coast Guard welcomes Russia’s Northeast Border Guard Directorate

JUNEAU, Alaska — Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo, commander of the 17th Coast Guard District, is hosting a bi-annual commanders meeting with Russian Lt. Gen. Rafael Daerbaev, chief of the Northeast Border Guard of the Coast Guard of the Russian Federal Security Service in Juneau this week to review joint operations and develop a plan for continued joint action in the future. These meetings are held to review...