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July 25, 2018

Republic of Panama, SOCSOUTH host Senior Leader Symposium

Senior leaders from 17 countries in the Caribbean, Central America, South America, and the United States participated in a Distinguished Visitor Program and Senior Leader Symposium as part of Fuerzas Comando July 23, 2018 at the Hilton, Panama City, Panama.

July 24, 2018

IAAFA continues decades old tradition with Alamo Wing visit

A 24-year tradition continued as 40 students from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy visited the 433rd Airlift Wing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland July 18 to learn about the C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft, the maintenance mission and how the Reserve Citizen Airmen maintainers keep their Air Force Reserve Command of C-5Ms battle operational.   

July 23, 2018

Commandos Contend in Panama's Jungles for Coveted Cup

Service members from 17 nations competing in Fuerzas Comando 2018 learned from each other, improved tactics and increased their special operations capabilities to confront common threats during a commando competition.

July 19, 2018

JTF-Bravo continues legacy, new leader assumes command

U.S. Army Colonel Kevin Russell, a Hampton University graduate, Combat Engineer and Special Forces Officer, assumed command of Joint Task Force-Bravo during a change of command ceremony at Soto Cano Air Base, July 17, 2018.

July 17, 2018

Colombian Kfirs fighters train with the A-10, F-16

Six Colombian Air Force Kfir fighter jets on their way to Red Flag 18-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, stopped at Davis-Monthan AFB from July 5-16, to train with A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and F-16 Fighting Falcons. “This week is very important here at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base because our pilots and aircrew can train alongside members of the United States Air Force, which allows a better training environment for all,” said Colombian Air Force Brig. Gen. Pablo Garcia, Aerial Combat Command 1 commander.

July 17, 2018

Fuerzas Comando 2018 Officially Kicks Off in Panama

Despite the cloudy skies, spirits were high for approximately 100 anxious competitors. Hosted by the Ministry of Public Security, Panama this year, Fuerzas Comando, a multinational special operations competition sponsored by U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) and executed by Special Operations Command South kicked off its 14th iteration of the event July 17, 2018, with an opening ceremony.

July 14, 2018

Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque visits U.S. Southern Command

MIAMI (July 14, 2018) -- Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque visited U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) headquarters today, where he met with Adm. Kurt Tidd, SOUTHCOM commander and other leaders from the headquarters to learn more about the command and its defense partnership with Colombia. Duque visited the headquarters as he prepares to assume the presidency of Colombia Aug. 7.

July 14, 2018

Declaración Sobre La Visita Del Presidente Electo De Colombia Ivan Duque Al Comando Sur De Los Ee.Uu.

El Presidente electo de Colombia Ivan Duque visitó la sede del Comando Sur de los Estados Unidos (SOUTHCOM) hoy, donde se reunió con el Almirante Kurt Tidd, comandante de SOUTHCOM y con otros líderes del comando militar para conocer más sobre la institución y sus lazos de defensa con Colombia. Duque visitó la sede como parte de su preparación para asumir la presidencia de Colombia el próximo 7 de agosto.

July 14, 2018

Fuerzas Comando 2018 set to take place in Panama

Special operations forces from 19 countries will participate in Fuerzas Comando 2018 in Panama City, Panama, July 16-26.

July 12, 2018

U.S. Marine Leadership Visit USS Gunston Hall as part of Southern Seas 2018 Deployment

Maj. Gen. Helen G. Pratt, commanding general, 4th Marine Logistics Group (MLG), U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and the U.S. Marine’s first female sergeant major, Sgt. Maj. Lanette N. Wright, 4th MLG visited USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) met with embarked Marines from the Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force–Southern Command (SPMAGTF-SC), July 10.

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