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Maritime Security Matters: Saharan Express Building Collective Skills to Increase Maritime Security in Waters off West Africa

Liberian Coast Guardsmen perform maritime interdiction operations training aboard Spanish Guardia Civil patrol ship Rio Segura during Exercise Saharan Express 2014. The training scenario involved rendering first aid to injured mariners during their search of the ship. Saharan Express is an annual international maritime security cooperation exercise designed to improve maritime safety and security in west Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum/ Released)

By Capt. John Tokarewich Exercise Director, Saharan Express Today, a team of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Sailors had the great pleasure of joining with personnel from 13 partner nations to kick off the at-sea portion of Exercise Saharan Express 2014. Over the next three days, during this segment of Saharan …

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The Real Warrior Scholars

NWC students at the Kandahar Multinational Medical Unit meet in the Intensive Care Unit. (Photo courtesy of Cmdr. Daniel Dolan)

By Cmdr. Daniel Dolan NWC College of Distance Education The Naval War College provides current, rigorous and relevant professional military education programs supporting the Navy’s Professional Military Education Continuum. These professional military education programs are accessible to the maximum number of qualified U.S. officers and Navy enlisted personnel. NWC fosters …

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