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The Coast Guard Cutter Spencer offloaded the cocaine and 23 kilos of heroin Tuesday in Port Everglades worth an estimated $300 million wholesale. The drugs were seized in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
LATEST: Coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) intercepts a small boat carrying 35 bales -- approximately 700-1,050 kg -- of cocaine, while on patrol in the Caribbean Sea.
Commander of U.S. Southern Command, Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, met with leaders in Trinidad and Tobago Nov. 6 - 7 to discuss mutual security concerns and cooperation.
A recap of U.S. military support to USAID-led foreign disaster assistance in the Eastern Caribbean following Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September and October 2017.

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2017) Cyclone-class coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) returns to Naval Station Mayport following a 76-day patrol in support of U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations. Working with partner nations participating in Operation Martillo, a partnership to target illicit drug trafficking routes in the waters off Central America, Zephyr seized 726 kilograms of cocaine valued at approximately $17-26 million in street value. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher S. Haley/ Released)
USS Zephyr successfully completes 4th Fleet patrol
By U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/ U.S. Fourth Fleet Public Affairs | Nov. 13, 2017
Cyclone-class coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) will return from a 76 day patrol in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations Nov. 10.

CARIBBEAN SEA (Oct. 29, 2017) Personnel assigned to the Cyclone-class patrol coastal USS Zephyr (PC 8) intercepted a small boat carrying 35 bales, approximately 700-1050 kg of cocaine while on a routine patrol in the Caribbean sea. The street value of the seized narcotics is approximately $17-26 million. Zephyr is deployed to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations in support of Operation Martillo. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Hendricks/Released)
USS Zephyr conducts counternarcotics operations
By U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/ U.S. Fourth Fleet Public Affairs | Nov. 13, 2017
CARIBBEAN SEA (NNS) -- Coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) intercepted a small boat carrying 35 bales, approximately 700-1,050 kg, of cocaine, while on patrol in the Caribbean Sea, Oct. 29.

U.S. Army Captain Daniel Rick, Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element provider, checks a Honduran woman during a medical consultation at Duyure, Choluteca, Honduras, Oct. 27, 2017. Service members from Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element participated in a three-day Medical Readiness Training Exercise in the Choluteca Department, located at southern Honduras, Oct. 26 - 28, in support of the Honduran Ministry of Health.
JTF-Bravo provides medical care in southern Honduras
By Maria Pinel | Nov. 3, 2017
Service members from Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element participated in a three-day Medical Readiness Training Exercise at Comali, Duyure and Monjaras in the Choluteca Department, located in southern Honduras, Oct. 26 - 28, in support of the Honduran Ministry of Health.

Brazilian Training Frigate Brasil to Visit Mayport
By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Hendricks, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet Public Affairs | Nov. 2, 2017
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- The Training Ship Brasil (U27) makes a scheduled port call to Naval Station Mayport as part of a deployment designed to train Brazilian midshipmen, Nov 8-12.

Joint Task Force-Bravo Joint Security Forces participated in a Subject Matter Expert Exchange with and local police forces in Comayagua, Honduras, October 25, 2017.

The exchange included practices on how to protect burns and open wounds, applying tourniquets, stabilizing fractures, basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation on children and adults, and how to improvise stretchers. 

Joint Security Forces  is composed of Puerto Rico National Guard service members and conducts Law Enforcement and Security Operations for Joint Task Force-Bravo personnel and equipment anywhere within the Central American area of operations.
Joint Security Forces shares life saving techniques with local forces
By Maria Pinel | Nov. 1, 2017
COMAYAGUA, Honduras -- Joint Task Force-Bravo Joint Security Forces participated in a Subject Matter Expert Exchange with and local police forces in Comayagua, Honduras, October 25, 2017.

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