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Constable Allen Abbott of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit tries to pull himself to shore while practicing swift-water rescue procedures that were taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen June 5 during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Constable Allen Abbott of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit tries to pull himself to shore while practicing swift-water rescue procedures that were taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen June 5 during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Members of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit make their way across a stream using measuring sticks while learning swift-water rescue procedures being taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen June 5 during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia.  Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Members of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit make their way across a stream using measuring sticks while learning swift-water rescue procedures being taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen June 5 during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Constables Jameson Jeremy and Alphonse Cyril, members of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit, listen to instructions before practicing swift-water rescue procedures that were being taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen June 5 during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Constables Jameson Jeremy and Alphonse Cyril, members of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit, listen to instructions before practicing swift-water rescue procedures that were being taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen June 5 during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Members of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit try to stay afloat while practicing swift-water rescue procedures that were taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen June 5 during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Members of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit try to stay afloat while practicing swift-water rescue procedures that were taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen June 5 during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Constable allen Abbott of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit tries to stay afloat while practicing swiftwater rescue procedures during Operation Southern Partner, La Toc, St. Lucia, June 5. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and  partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions.  
(U.S. Air Force photo by/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Constable allen Abbott of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit tries to stay afloat while practicing swiftwater rescue procedures during Operation Southern Partner, La Toc, St. Lucia, June 5. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions. (U.S. Air Force photo by/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Members of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit make their way through the jungle terrain June 5 in search of a location to practice swift-water rescue procedures that were being taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Members of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit make their way through the jungle terrain June 5 in search of a location to practice swift-water rescue procedures that were being taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Constable Damon Kangal of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit leads a team in a "wedge" formation while practicing swift-water rescue procedures that were taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen June 5 during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Constable Damon Kangal of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit leads a team in a "wedge" formation while practicing swift-water rescue procedures that were taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen June 5 during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

A member of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit walks barefoot through the mud and water due to lack of field training gear while practicing swift-water rescue procedures that were taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen June 5 during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

A member of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit walks barefoot through the mud and water due to lack of field training gear while practicing swift-water rescue procedures that were taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen June 5 during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Capt. Travis Shepard (in water), an Air Force combat rescue officer, briefs members of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit about swift-water rescue procedures June 5 during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Capt. Travis Shepard (in water), an Air Force combat rescue officer, briefs members of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit about swift-water rescue procedures June 5 during Operation Southern Partner at La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

Members of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit practice swift-water rescue procedures June 5 that were taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen during Operation Southern Partner in La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long-term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)
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Members of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force's Special Service Unit practice swift-water rescue procedures June 5 that were taught by U.S. Air Force pararescuemen during Operation Southern Partner in La Toc, St. Lucia. Operation Southern Partner is a long-term commitment between U.S. and partner nations to share experiences, information, vital skills, tactics and techniques in preparation for future regional challenges that require cooperative solutions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Bennie J. Davis III)

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