Coast Guard Barque Eagle returns to New London after 4-month deployment
Foreign military personnel embarked aboard the USCGC Eagle (WIX 327) for its 2-week officer candidate school cruise pose for a group photo during a reception aboard Eagle, April 22, 2023, while moored in Ponta Delgada, Azores; from left to right: Sub-Lt. Oneil Campbell, Royal Bahamas Defence Force, Sub-Lt. Ahmad Dahboul, Lebanese Navy, Lt.j.g. Javano Edgecombe, Royal Bahamas Defense Force, Lt. George Lightfoot, Jamaican Defense Force, Lt. Cmdr. Joseph Schlosser, U.S. Coast Guard Direct Commission Officer Course, Chief, at the Leadership Development School, Sub-Lt. Davian Pryce, Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard, Midshipman Kimberly Gittens, Barbados Defence Force, Lt. Elvardo Knowles, Royal Bahamas Defence Force, Sub. Lt Tony Abi Ramia, Lebanese Navy, and Ensign Ivanher Teyab, Philippine Coast Guard. Eagle conducted a four-month summer deployment to teach practical seamanship skills to officer candidates from the U.S. Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Corps, foreign military personnel, and shared best practices with sailing organization Tall Ships America, while cadets and crew facilitated diplomatic engagements with U.S. allies in Northern Europe, the Portuguese archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira, and Bermuda. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandon Hillard)

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