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    Dominica: 7 Hometown Assets


    • Tradewinds 2015 - Damage control exercise

      Tradewinds 2015 - Damage control exercise

      Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Levi Read   |   U.S. Southern Command   |   06.05.2015

      Royal Canadian Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin Van Herck, chief engine room artificer aboard Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Glace Bay, handles a fire hose connected to a dewatering pump during a damage control exercise June 2 as part of Tradewinds 2015. The combined, joint U.S. Southern Command-sponsored exercise strengthens the capacity of Caribbean nations to respond to natural disasters,......
      Hometown: Roseau

    • Tradewinds 2015 - .50 caliber demonstration

      Tradewinds 2015 - .50 caliber demonstration

      Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Levi Read   |   U.S. Southern Command   |   06.04.2015

      U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officers 3rd Class Jon Gallegos (left) and U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Marisa Moe, both crew members aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore, help Dominican Navy Cabo Apolinar Perez Perez operate a .50 caliber machine gun during a weapons demonstration June 3 as part of Tradewinds 2015. The combined, joint U.S. Southern Command-sponsored exercise......
      Hometown: Dominica

    • Tradewinds 2015: Damage control exercise

      Tradewinds 2015: Damage control exercise

      Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Levi Read   |   U.S. Southern Command   |   06.03.2015

      Members of the Dominican Navy handle a fire hose attached to a dewatering pump aboard the Royal Canadian Navy HMCS Glace Bay (MM 701) during a damage control exercise June 2 as part of Tradewinds 2015. The combined, joint U.S. Southern Command-sponsored exercise strengthens the capacity of Caribbean nations to respond to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and counter transnational......
      Hometown: Roseau

    • US, Caribbean nations practice vessel pursuit during Tradewinds 2015

      US, Caribbean nations practice vessel pursuit during Tradewinds 2015

      Courtesy Story   |   U.S. Southern Command   |   06.02.2015

      Military and law enforcement officials from 14 nations participating in Tradewinds 2015, collaborate to discuss and practice tactics in stopping non-compliant vessels June 1 in Christophe Harbour at St. Kitts....
      Hometown: Dominica

    • USS Mesa Verde Sailor takes fuel sample

      USS Mesa Verde Sailor takes fuel sample

      Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Shannon Smith   |   Defense Imagery Management Operations Center   |   09.29.2014

      Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuel) 3rd Class Dexronn Hodge, from Roseau, Dominica, draws a sample of fuel from a MH-53E Super Stallion, assigned to the Blackhawks of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 15, Det. 2, on the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19). Mesa Verde is part of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 22 MEU, is......
      Hometown: Roseau

    • The ABC’s on saving a life

      The ABC’s on saving a life

      Story by Sgt. Edwin Rodriguez   |   7th Sustainment Brigade   |   10.19.2012

      Soldiers were sprawled all over the ground, agonizing in pain when fellow squad members came to their aid and whisked the ‘injured’ Soldiers away to safety. During the ‘rescue’, Soldiers were pulled or carried using teams of two or four. The ‘downed’ Soldiers were pulled over the area, tossed around like duffel bags filled with leaves in the October sun....
      Hometown: Dominica

    • The ABC’s on saving a life

      The ABC’s on saving a life

      Photo by Sgt. Edwin Rodriguez   |   7th Sustainment Brigade   |   10.19.2012

      The duo of Pfc. Allison Lowber and Kadeem Johnson, both assigned to the 331st Transportation Company (Causeway), 11th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, buddy carry Sgt. Raulyn Urena, a simulated injured soldier, during day five of October’s Combat Life Saver course held at Resolute Field, Oct. 12. The 7th Sus. Bde’s medical section facilitates the monthly training for the......
      Hometown: Dominica

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