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ATLANTIC OCEAN - The Moroccan Royal Navy vessel Rais Charkaoui (OPV 320), with the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare's Over-the-Horizon (OTH) smallboat along side, move into position to conduct the first-ever boarding by a joint Moroccan-U.S team, July 23, 2009. The U.S. Coast Guard and the Moroccan Royal Navy partnered for a nine-day, joint law enforcement operation in Moroccan territorial waters, which showcased each services' tactics, techniques and boarding procedures. The U.S. Coast Guard, under the direction of Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa, conducted law enforcement operations with the Moroccan Royal Navy in a partnership to build a safer, more prosperous sea-trade environment in the region. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas M. Blue)
ATLANTIC OCEAN - The Moroccan Royal Navy vessel Rais Charkaoui (OPV 320), with the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare's Over-the-Horizon (OTH) smallboat along side, move into position to conduct the first-ever boarding by a joint Moroccan-U.S team, July 23, 2009. The U.S. Coast Guard and the Moroccan Royal Navy partnered for a nine-day, joint law enforcement operation in Moroccan territorial waters, which showcased each services' tactics, techniques and boarding procedures. The U.S. Coast Guard, under the direction of Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa, conducted law enforcement operations with the Moroccan Royal Navy in a partnership to build a safer, more prosperous sea-trade environment in the region. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas M. Blue)
ATLANTIC OCEAN - The Moroccan Royal Navy vessel Rais Charkaoui (OPV 320), with the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Legare's Over-the-Horizon (OTH) smallboat along side, move into position to conduct the first-ever boarding by a joint Moroccan-U.S team, July 23, 2009. The U.S. Coast Guard and the Moroccan Royal Navy partnered for a nine-day, joint law enforcement operation in Moroccan territorial waters, which showcased each services' tactics, techniques and boarding procedures. The U.S. Coast Guard, under the direction of Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa, conducted law enforcement operations with the Moroccan Royal Navy in a partnership to build a safer, more prosperous sea-trade environment in the region. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas M. Blue)
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