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Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes of Brazil met Aug. 13 in Brazil to reaffirm the long-standing bilateral relationship between their nations.
A look at U.S. Army Sgt. Regina Martin's Call to Duty as an Ammunition Supply Specialist at Joint Task Force-Bravo in Honduras.
This article in the latest Joint Force Quarterly and authored by three SOUTHCOM experts, proposes a Transregional Capstone Exercise to address shortfalls in Joint Force training against potential challenges from Russia, China, Iran, North Korea and others.

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Mattis Thanks Brazilian Officials for Leadership in Defense Cooperation
By | Aug. 13, 2018
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with Brazil’s defense leaders in Brasilia to reaffirm the defense relationship between the United States and Brazil.

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Brazilian Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes meet to reaffirm the long-standing bilateral relationship between their nations at the Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 13, 2018. U.S. Embassy photo
Secretary, Brazil’s Foreign Minister Meet to Reaffirm Bilateral Relationship
By | Aug. 13, 2018
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes of Brazil met at the Itamaraty Palace in Brazil to reaffirm the long-standing bilateral relationship between their nations.

MAYPORT, Fla. (July 31, 2018) - Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, Rear Adm. Sean Buck delivers opening remarks to U.S. and partner nation personnel who comprise the Combined Force Maritime Component Command (CFMCC) portion of exercise PANAMAX 2018. The exercise is focused on the security of the Panama Canal and stability within the U.S. Southern Command area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Hendricks/Released)
Exercise PANAMAX 2018 Kicks off in Mayport
By U.S. 4th Fleet Public Affairs | July 31, 2018
U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet (USNAVSO/FOURTHFLT) hosts the Combined Force Maritime Component Command (CFMCC) portion of the annual exercise PANAMAX from July 30 through Aug. 10.

Adm. John Richardson, the chief of naval operations, delivers remarks at the 28th Inter-American Naval Conference in Cartagena, Colombia, highlighting U.S. commitment to its partnerships in the region, July 25, 2018. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Elliott Fabrizio
Navy Chief Seeks to Strengthen U.S. Alliances in Latin America
By Jim Garamone | July 30, 2018
The United States must continue to work together with allies and partners to strengthen regional security and confront challenges, Navy Adm. John M. Richardson, the chief of naval operations, said at a naval conference in Colombia.

Mario Abdo Benitez, President-elect of Paraguay, listens to U.S. Navy Adm. Kurt Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, while discussing the U.S.-Paraguay defense partnership during a meeting with members of the U.S. military headquarters July 30. The close collaborative ties between the United States and Paraguay include many decades of strong security cooperation based on common interests, shared goals and mutual respect. (U.S. Southern Command photo by Juan Chiari)
Paraguay President-Elect Visits U.S. Southern Command
By SOUTHCOM Public Affairs | July 30, 2018
Paraguayan President-elect Mario Abdo Benitez visited U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) today. He met with Adm. Kurt Tidd, SOUTHCOM commander, and other senior leaders to discuss the U.S.-Paraguay defense partnership.

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Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd is the 23rd commander of SOUTHCOM. He assumed command Jan. 14, 2016.

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