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BAHAMAS: US Major General pays Courtesy Call on Commander Defence Force

#Nassau, June 21, 2018 – Bahamas – Major General Robert M. Branyon, Deputy Commander for Mobilization and Reserve Affairs for the United States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) paid a courtesy call on Commodore Tellis Bethel, Commander Defence Force at HMBS Coral Harbour on June 20, 2018.

The courtesy call was made on behalf of Admiral Kurt Tidd, the Commander of US Southern Command, which is the coordinating agency for all US sponsored Exercise Tradewinds events.

Major General Branyon also attended a simulated take down of terrorist operatives at South Beach Pools as part of the final exercise for Exercise Tradewinds 2018 on June 20th. He will also attend the closing ceremony at Coral Harbour Base on June 21st 2018.

While at the Defence Force Base, Major General Branyon was introduced to members of the Defence Force’s executive command, and was taken on a brief tour of the base.

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Photo shows: Commander Defence Force, Commodore Tellis Bethel exchanging a gift of presentation to Major General Robert M. Branyon, Deputy Commander for Mobilization and Reserve Affairs for the United States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) during a visit at Defence Headquarters on June 20, 2018.

(RBDF Photo by Marine Seaman Wellington Ramsey)

 

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