Featured Photo – Exercise Black Swan

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

 

FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA – A lifeboat filled with actors consisting primarily of U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary members makes its way to shore as the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback stands watch during exercise Black Swan conducted on April 2, 2013.  Black Swan is a joint offshore emergency exercise coordinated by the U.S. Coast Guard, the Bahamian government, the cruise line industry, and emergency response teams, to test and evaluate safety procedures for passenger vessels at sea.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Coast Guard personnel depicted in this photo are wearing the special uniform authorized specifically for the Black Swan exercise.
PHOTO CREDIT: Christopher Todd, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary

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  1. Glenda Clemenson-Forosisky says:

    Very good to know this type of situation is addressed and practiced for when and if the real need should arise. Congrats to all crews and volunteers for what appears to be a job well done. A classmate of mine, Bill Swank, did indeed take part in this and have enjoyed his stories re this too. We are a military family and show our pride in all the positive happenings by and for our country.


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