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Overview of U.S. military support to international efforts to locate the missing Argentinean Navy submarine A.R.A. San Juan in Southern Atlantic waters.
U.S. Navy doctors embarked aboard the Brazilian Navy hospital ship NAsH Soares de Meirelles (U-21) to support a month-long humanitarian mission to bring health care to communities deep in the Amazon
Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd joins security leaders from 16 nations in Guyana for the annual security forum aimed at examining threats to Caribbean stability and improving regional security cooperation.

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Dr. Gissella Vasquez, deputy director of the Entomology Department at the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 inspects a vector trap at Soto cano Air Base, Honduras, Aug. 11, 2017. The Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element,NAMRU- 6 and the Uniformed Service University of the Health Sciences partnered for an ongoing tropical disease study in Trujillo and Soto Cano Air Base early August, testing live samples and collecting vectors that could be potential carriers for diseases.
Joint efforts in search of a cure for tropical diseases
By Maria Pinel | Dec. 27, 2017
The Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element, the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 and the Uniformed Service University of the Health Sciences partnered for an ongoing tropical disease study in Trujillo and Soto Cano Air Base early August, testing live samples and collecting vectors that could be potential carriers for diseases.

Staff Sgt. Paul Sizemore, loadmaster with Joint Base Charleston's 317th Airlift Squadron, left, with assistance from Capt. Gus Morse, guides the offloading of school buses from a C-17 aircraft in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, December 16, 2017. The buses are destined for a local school run by outreach organizations Those Angels Foundation and Sister Cities International, and were transported as part of the Denton program, which allows for space available on military aircraft to be used for humanitarian cargo.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Justin Clark)
Helping Haiti’s Children: 315th Delivers Buses to Haitian School Org
By Capt. Justin Clark | Dec. 17, 2017
A two-pronged mission over a weekend in December not only helped to keep 315th Airlift Wing aircrews current on all their certifications, but also delivered three badly-needed buses to schools in Haiti. Citizen Airmen of Joint Base Charleston’s 317th Airlift Squadron, with support from three additional Citizen Airmen of the 514th Air Mobility Wing from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, transported the school buses in a C-17 aircraft from Charleston to Port-au-Prince, where they were offloaded at Toussaint Louverture International Airport, December 16, 2017.

AMAZON RIVER, Brazil (Nov. 22, 2017) Lt. Cmdr. Nehkonti Adams, an infectious diseases specialist, left, and Lt. Gregory Condos, a U.S. Navy internal medicine specialist, middle, work with 2nd Lt. Raissa Vieira Sanchez, a Brazilian medical officer, right, to diagnose an elderly woman on her houseboat near a remote village along the Amazon River in Brazil. Adams and Condos are members of a team of five U.S. Navy doctors who are engaging in a month-long humanitarian mission up the Amazon River. The team is working with the Brazilian Navy to deliver healthcare to some of the most isolated people in the world. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Andrew Brame/Released)
US Navy doctors return from humanitarian mission in Amazon
By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Andrew Brame | Dec. 16, 2017
U.S. Navy doctors recently returned from a month-long humanitarian mission along the Amazon River in Brazil.

Southcom Chief Marks 20th Year of Human Rights Initiative
By Jim Garamone | Dec. 14, 2017
Countries where human rights are promoted are stable and secure, and militaries that respect human rights and the rule of law are welcomed, not feared, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said during a Human Rights Initiative Conference.

U.S. Air Force Maj. Nicole Schatz (right), Joint Security Forces commander, passes the unit colors to U.S. Army National Guard 1st Sgt. Eliezer Castrodad (left), incoming JSF senior enlisted advisor, during a change of responsibility ceremony held at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, Dec. 11, 2017. Castrodad reported from the 755th Military Police Company, Puerto Rico National Guard. He proudly served in Operation Enduring Freedom and some of his most important military awards include the Army Achievement medal, Army Global Conduct Medal and Army National Defense Medal. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Pinel)
New PRNG leader assumes responsibility of Joint Security Forces
By Maria Pinel | Dec. 14, 2017
SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras – U.S. Army National Guard 1st Sgt. Eliezer Castrodad from the 755th Military Police Company, Puerto Rico National Guard assumed responsibility of Joint Security Forces, Joint Task Force-Bravo on December 11, 2017 during a Change of Responsibility ceremony held at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

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