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Nov. 13, 2017

USS Zephyr successfully completes 4th Fleet patrol

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.

Nov. 13, 2017

USS Zephyr conducts counternarcotics operations

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.

Nov. 3, 2017

JTF-Bravo provides medical care in southern Honduras

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.

Nov. 2, 2017

Brazilian Training Frigate Brasil to Visit Mayport

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.

Nov. 1, 2017

Joint Security Forces shares life saving techniques with local forces

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.

Oct. 26, 2017

SPS 17 Team Holds Closing Ceremony in Guatemala

PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala (NNS) -- U.S. and Guatemalan military personnel marked the conclusion of partner nation engagements in Guatemala and the end of Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17), in a closing ceremony held at Commando Naval del Caribe, a Guatemalan naval base, Oct. 20.

Oct. 25, 2017

Relationship recognized by Brazilian government

Building trust and relationships with U.S. partner nations are at the foundation of security assistance and a priority for the Army's security assistance enterprise. As a result of notable service and rapport to the Brazilian army, an award was presented to four U.S. Army personnel recently at a meeting in York, Pennsylvania.

Oct. 19, 2017

Lives Touched by SPS 17 Navy Doctor Reflect Childhood Influences

PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala (NNS) -- For one U.S. Navy emergency room doctor, his upbringing and youth experiences were huge factors in determining what course he would take in his future.

Oct. 18, 2017

Coast Guard Transfers Two Former Cutters To Costa Rica

The Coast Guard conducted a transfer ceremony of the former cutters Long Island and Roanoke Island to the Costa Rican coast guard in Caldera, Costa Rica, Oct. 13. Costa Rica is the third nation to receive 110-foot patrol boats through the Office of International Acquisition’s Excess Defense Articles (EDA) Program.

Oct. 16, 2017

U.S. Marines complete school projects in Honduras

U.S. Marines with the Logistics Combat Element, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, attended a closing ceremony at Once de Febrero School, Trujillo, Honduras, Oct. 13, to celebrate the completion of their renovation project at the school.

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