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March 28, 2017

Duke Univ. Forum: SOUTHCOM Commander Shares Perspectives on Security in Latin America, Caribbean

VIDEO: Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, along with retired Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the previous Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed security issues in Latin America and the Caribbean during a forum at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy.

March 27, 2017

Continuing Promise 2017 Begins Operations in Colombia

U.S. military and embassy personnel along with Colombian service members, police, government officials, and local residents attended the opening ceremony for Continuing Promise 2017’s (CP-17) visit to Mayapo, Colombia, at the mission’s medical site March 23.

March 27, 2017

Collaboration and Wealth of Experience Brought Together in Key West with CBSI’s Technical Assistance Field Team

When it comes to combating transnational criminal organizations in the Caribbean and securing America’s borders, the cooperation with partner nations in the region continues to thrive. This relationship was tangible as representatives from Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Kitts and Nevis, Bahamas, and the United States gathered at U.S. Coast Guard Sector Key West, Florida, to exchange ideas, best practices and maintenance concepts for short range patrol craft and coastal security boats.

March 23, 2017

U.S. Army South and BDF work together to provide projects and services to communities in Belize

U.S. Army South, in partnership with the Belize Defence Force (BDF), and the Ministries of Defence, Health, and Education are proud to announce “Beyond the Horizon 2017” (BTH), a collaborative training exercise involving numerous U.S., Belizean, and international participants.

March 22, 2017

Inside JTF-Bravo’s overwater search-and-rescue capability

Joint Task Force-Bravo’s 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment spent the last year developing a robust overwater search-and-rescue, or SAR, program that brings a crucial, life-saving capability to JTF-Bravo.

March 22, 2017

JTF-Bravo Helps Fight Wildfires in Honduras

Members of Joint Task Force-Bravo partnered with Honduran Public Forces to contain multiple life-threatening wildfires here the first week of March.

March 22, 2017

Central American, ARSOUTH leaders meet to discuss regional challenges

The first day of the Central American Regional Leaders Conference took place today on Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston. In attendance are senior military and police officials from throughout Central America.

March 16, 2017

Chilean, U.S. Soldiers learn food protection in an expeditionary environment

A team of veterinarians from U.S. Army South and the U.S. Army Medical Center and School, participated in a subject matter expert exchange with approximately 40 Chilean military and civilian veterinarians March 6-9 in Santiago. The group met to discuss the execution of food safety and food defense programs in underdeveloped regions which lack adequate public health services.

March 15, 2017

Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns home; seized $92 million in cocaine

During their patrol, the crew interdicted four drug-laden vessels, resulting in the seizure of approximately 1,400 kilograms (3,080 lbs.) of cocaine worth more than $92 million. They also apprehended 13 suspected smugglers with the help of their deployed helicopter crew.

March 13, 2017

Navy Environmental and Preventative Medicine Unit conducts training engagements with Honduran health professionals

Sailors from Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit (NEPMU) 2 used knowledge exchange and training events (KET) to help build partner nation capacity during Continuing Promise 2017’s (CP-17) visit to Trujillo, Honduras.

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