ENDEX: CENTAM Guardian 24 Phase II
U.S. Coast Guard Commander Juan Carlos Avila, U.S. Embassy Costa Rica's Senior Defense Official, provides remarks during the CENTAM Guardian 24 Phase II closing ceremony at Costa Rica's National Fire Academy, San Jose, Costa Rica, June 14, 2024. CENTAM Guardian 24 is an annual, multinational exercise designed to build humanitarian assistance and disaster response functional capacity, enhance readiness to combat common threats in Central America, and promote cooperation and interoperability between participating forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shelby Pruitt-Johnson)

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