The training includes lessons on "safeguarding Chinese sovereignty," search and rescue operations, and dealing with disasters — or foreign ships — at sea.
China said it monitored, followed, and warned the USS Lassen as it "illegally" entered waters near islands and reefs in the South China Sea without Beijing's permission.
'The US Will Fly, Sail, and Operate Wherever International Law Allows': Tensions Rise in the South China Sea
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter has sent out a strong message to Beijing, as Taiwan today announced it will increase its coast guard presence on a small island in the South China Sea Spratlys.
China's artificial islands in the South China Sea are about more than military airstrips — the country is trying to artificially create a legal claim to territorial sovereignty.
In the wake of China's decision to build the foundations of a military base in the contested South China Sea, Japan is telling its neighbor to back off.
America needs and relies on the seas, but not every problem is a nail to be hit by the Navy's hammer. That's where the US Coast Guard comes in — and it's just about out of ships, money, and time.
Estimates of participants were as high as 20,000, making these riots the biggest and most violent Vietnam has experienced in years.