Winds of change
EXERCISE TRADEWINDS 2012 is currently taking place in Barbados where United States military personnel are hosting various training sessions geared to improve the capacity of regional armed forces.
On Wednesday, a live firing at sea exercise took place where, in a bit of a reversal, the Barbados Coast Guard took members of the United States military, as well as members of the media, off the coast of Barbados to train in firing live ammunition at seaborne targets.
WEEKEND NATION took the opportunity to find out a little more about the visiting troops and what motivated members on this course for a career.
Corporal Nana Dannsa-Appiah said it was a little strange to be interviewed, as he was the one usually doing the interviewing.
Read the full story in today’s WEEKEND NATION.