Photos: Rescue training

Posted: Thursday, August 23, 2007

Members of the Russian Border Guard, above, observe a U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue demonstration in the Gastineau Channel. Gen. Allen Pronichev and his delegation were given a tour of the channel aboard the Coast Guard cutter Anacapa. The Coast Guard said the purpose of the visit was to exercise to enhance communication, learn from each other and further cooperation on joint missions such as high-seas fisheries enforcement and anti-smuggling operations.

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