Tour of Duty: Some PCG international partnerships include Human Resource Development (HRD) program of the Coast Guard Education and Training Command (CGETC) in cooperation with other cognizant agencies, and partner nations such as Japan, Sweden, United States of America, Australia, Malta, Indonesia, Singapore, China, Vietnam, Korea and other countries in terms of individual schooling or training, cross-training programs, conduct of combined training exercises and areas of cooperation in SAR, marine environmental protection, information exchange and technical assistance, among others.