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June 9, 2017

National Guard, sister services engage community during Tradewinds exercise

PARAGON BASE, Barbados - Most people envision the Caribbean as a vacation spot with sparkling waters and white sand beaches. For Soldiers, the Caribbean serves as the location for the annual Tradewinds exercise, directed by the Army's Southern Command (SOUTHCOM).

June 9, 2017

MEDEL supports local health clinic

Personnel from Joint task Force-Bravo's Medical Element visited the Regional Health Center in the Tepanguare village located in La Paz, Honduras, May 24, 2017 to provide free consultations and medications for the local patients. Tepanguare is a village located in the mountains of La Paz where illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension, respiratory

June 9, 2017

Georgia ANG engages with Colombian Air Force

The Georgia Air National Guard welcomed a group of visiting Colombian Air Force officers as part of a State Partnership Program engagement, May 30 - June 2, 2017. The weeklong exchange on Ground Control Intercept consisted of a tour of the unit and discussions with subject matter experts on how to improve the Colombian Air Force’s training plans for controllers.

June 8, 2017

Army South hosts Colombian sergeants major visit to U.S. Army Drill Sergeant Academy

Almost two dozen sergeants major from the Colombian Sergeant Major Academy, Programa Integral para Suboficiales de Alta Jerarquiai, or PISJA, recently visited the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant Academy at Fort Jackson, S.C., where these drill sergeants are produced.

June 6, 2017

Tradewinds 2017 kicks off in Barbados

Exercise Tradewinds 2017, a multi-national maritime security and disaster response exercise in the Caribbean, began with an opening ceremony welcoming 20 partner nations in Bridgetown, Barbados, Tuesday.

June 2, 2017

Coast Guard Cutter Diligence crew returns to Wilmington after interdicting 375 kilos of cocaine

The Diligence crew was deployed in support of Joint Interagency Task Force-South (JIATF-South) and performed several Coast Guard missions, including counter drug operations and deterrence of illegal immigration.

June 1, 2017

Marine task force deploys to Central America

Marines and sailors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, the rapid response force assigned to U.S. Southern Command’s area of responsibility, arrived in Central America June 1.

May 30, 2017

U.S. troops provide medical care in Belize

As part of the Beyond the Horizon 2017 humanitarian and civic assistance exercise, U.S. military medical personnel are working with the Belize Defense Force and the Ministries of Defense, Health and Education to provide care to Belizeans during an eleven-day medical event in Dangriga.

May 25, 2017

U.S. and Peruvian air force share medical knowledge, experience

Nine medical and aviation personnel from the U.S. Air Force traveled to Lima, Peru as part of a subject matter expert exchange with the Peruvian air force May 15-19, 2017.   During the five-day engagement, the U.S. Airmen worked closely with their Peruvian counterparts to share information on medical training, standards and evaluation, and public

May 24, 2017

Maj. Gen. Bellon takes command of MARFORSOUTH

Maj. Gen. David G. Bellon assumed command of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South during a change of command ceremony in Doral, Florida, May 22.

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