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U.S. Navy, Marine Corps officers embark on Brazilian ship

December 09, 2020

Planners from U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet and U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South participated in a Brazilian Navy maritime engagement aboard the Brazilian Naval frigate Uniâo (F 45) off the northeast coast of Brazil, October 27 to November 5. The two U.S. officers are subject matter experts in amphibious operations, speak Portuguese and have significant experience in the region. They embarked and integrated with the Brazilian Navy and Marine Corps for ten days at sea in order to observe their planning process, exchange best practices and increase interoperability between the two nations…
A U.S. Navy sailor introduces himself to the Brazilian Navy and Marine Corps leadership aboard the Brazilian Naval frigate Uniâo (F 45), Oct. 27.