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Supported by the Faculty of Operational Warfare – Worldwide Maritime Workers Officer Course on the U.S. Naval Warfare Faculty, professors Sean Carroll and Raymond Tortorelli and U.S. 4th Fleet planners led this inaugural maritime planning symposium in Peru to introduce and work by the Navy Choice Making Course of – Multinational. Navies from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Uruguay despatched junior officers to take part within the seminar.

“Within the U.S. Navy, we get many reps and units in maritime planning early on in our careers,” mentioned Lt. Cmdr. Cassie Redner, U.S. 4th Fleet Maritime Operations Middle (MOC) Coaching Officer. “This symposium offers a possibility for associate nation naval junior officers to get some expertise with the Navy Choice Making Course of – Multinational by working by a state of affairs in order that after they take part in operations and workouts they’ve already frolicked working collectively and studying collectively. This effort seeks to extend proficiency and enhance interoperability earlier within the officers’ careers.”

Professors Carroll and Tortorelli led symposium individuals by a UNITAS-like state of affairs and labored by the steps of the Navy Choice Making Course of – Multinational. The planning course of helps workers members conduct important planning in assist of missions that naval forces execute at sea.

“We intend to make this an annual symposium, providing our associate navies a possibility to host,” mentioned Rear Adm. Jim Aiken, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet. “Our need is to have a continuum to construct a cadre of associate nation naval officers who perceive and are in a position to execute maritime planning for workouts and operations. That is our newest step in that effort, and we thank the Peruvian Naval Warfare Faculty for internet hosting this primary symposium.”

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet helps U.S. Southern Command’s joint and mixed army operations by using maritime forces in cooperative maritime safety operations to take care of entry, improve interoperability, and construct enduring partnerships as a way to improve regional safety and promote peace, stability and prosperity within the Caribbean, Central and South American area.

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