U.S. Coast Guard Begins Training with Nigerian Navy on Maritime Law Enforcement Capabilities

Lagos— Twenty-four officers of the Nigerian Navy are participating in a four-week intensive U.S. Coast Guard Boarding Officer training program which kicked off on Monday, August 30.    Six trainers from the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center in Yorktown, Virginia are in Lagos to lead this capacity-building program which seeks to strengthen maritime law enforcement capabilities ...
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USS Hershel “Woody” Williams Arrives in Nigeria for Maritime Security Engagement

Lagos–– Officers assigned to the Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) participated in a maritime interoperability planning event with leaders from the Nigerian Navy, Aug 7. Hershel “Woody” Williams is scheduled to participate in a three-day at sea training exercise with Nigerian offshore patrol vessels and members of Ghana’s Special Boat Squadron ...
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U.S. Army Special Forces Conclude Training With Nigeria Navy Special Boat Service

Lagos— On Thursday, 25 officers of the Nigerian Navy Special Boat Service completed a five-week Joint Combined Exchange Training (JCET) alongside a team of U.S. Army Special Forces. Throughout the JCET, the American military trainers and the Nigerian Navy ​special operations forces trained together on a broad range of land-based skills and tactics, such as countering improvised ...
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