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St. Kitts-Nevis Coast Guard Unit pledges to utilize live gunnery exercise given to soldiers during Tradewinds 2018

The St. Kitts-Nevis Defence Force (SKNDF) Coast Guard Unit pledged to use the recently concluded live gunnery exercise offered to its soldiers via Phase 1 of Tradewinds 2018 in the Federation as a guide to ensure that soldiers took the training seriously and will be ready to be called upon in the event of real life situations.

“This type of training will definitely be used by Coast Guard officers at some point during the execution of their duties.  This may be to protect life or to stop a vessel whose captain refuses to comply with law enforcement commands to stop. This is why they have to learn in an environment that they operate in daily.

 

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