Operation Tradewinds 2022 Closing Ceremony
Kentucky National Guard Col. Timothy Starke, brigade commander of the 75th Troop Command, speaks with Mr. Glenn Cheatham, lead planner from U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area, before the closing ceremonies of Operation Tradewinds 22 at Price Barracks, Belize on May 20, 2022. Tradewinds 2022 is a multinational exercise designed to expand the Caribbean region’s capability to mitigate, plan for, and respond to crises; increase regional training capacity and interoperability; develop new and refine existing standard operating procedures (SOPs); enhance ability to defend exclusive economic zones (EEZ); and promote human rights and adherence to shared international norms and values; fully integrate women into defense, peace and security missions; and increase maritime domain awareness to deter illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing activities (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Andrew Dickson).

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