NE Brasil Exercises With US Coast Guard

December 2, 2020 – The U.S. Coast Guard hosted members of the Brazilian navy on three occasions in November throughout the Southeastern United States. “We sincerely appreciate the NE Brasil (U27) leadership’s hospitality and willingness to engage,” said Vice Adm. Steven Poulin, commander, U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area. “While international engagements have been difficult due to COVID-19, the U.S. Coast…

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US & Brazil WWII Memorial Wreath-laying Ceremony Near Key West

November 18, 2020 – Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton, the coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr and the Brazilian training ship Brasil held a memorial wreath-laying ceremony at sea Sunday, in honor of the Brazilian navy officers and U.S. Navy military members who died in the accident of the World War II submarine, USS R-12 (SS 89) off the coast of…

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