USCG Cutters Support Oceania Partners During Month-long Anti-IUU Operation in South Pacific
Two Coast Guard cutters, the Walnut and Joseph Gerczak, conducted Operation Aiga, the Samoan word for “family”, in waters off of Samoa and the U.S. territory of American Samoa, to counter illegal fishing and strengthen relations with U.S. allies.
"Our Coast Guard crews demonstrated superior performance during intense operations over the past month in support of the Government of Samoa and within the U.S. territory of American Samoa," said Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday, commander, U.S. Coast Guard 14th District.
"Working with Australia and New Zealand ...
To Read Full Story Login Below.