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Oct. 3, 2017

Special Operations Forces getting the job done in Caribbean

Three weeks after having landed on the island of St. Martin, Special Operations Command South service members transitioned their relief operations to Joint Task Force-Leeward Islands today in Caribbean areas devastated by hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Sept. 29, 2017

Key US and Argentinian Air Force leaders exchange medical knowledge, experience

U.S. and Argentinian Air Force medical personnel held a senior leader engagement as part of the Department of Defense State Partnership Program Sep. 20, at the National Institute of Aeronautical and Space Medicine, Argentina.

Sept. 26, 2017

Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands begins evacuation of U.S. citizens in Dominica

U.S. service members with Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands began evacuating U.S. citizens stranded on the Caribbean island of Dominica Sept. 24, 2017, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

Sept. 22, 2017

Southern Partnership Station 17 Preventative Medicine Team Tackles Killer Bees and Mosquitos in Guatemala

Sailors assigned to the Naval Entomology Center of Excellence (NECE) practiced killer bee and mosquito control and prevention during a visit to the Centro De Atencin Mis Años Dorados, a local nursing home, Sept. 18, during Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17).

Sept. 21, 2017

Southcom Commander: Military Hurricane Assistance Fast, Flexible

The U.S. military has unique capabilities that are needed in the early stages of disaster relief operations and U.S. Southern Command is working with those involved to get support where it is needed, the commander of Southcom said.

Sept. 21, 2017

U.S. Army dentists provide care to 200 children in Honduras

A team comprised of U.S. Army dentists from the Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element and the U.S. Army Dental Command participated in a dental pediatric mission, providing different services for more than 200 children from the Ronaldo Roll School in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, September 4-14.

Sept. 20, 2017

Exchanging Medical Information, Experiencing Culture in Honduras

For one U.S. Navy lieutenant, Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17) is more than just a chance to exchange information. It is a way of connecting with her heritage, and a way to change the lives of people like her.

Sept. 20, 2017

USNS Spearhead Assists in Humanitarian Aid for St. Martin

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten (NNS) -- Expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) arrived at the island of St. Martin Sept. 16, 2017, to assist in disaster relief efforts for persons affected by Hurricane Irma, during Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17).

Sept. 19, 2017

Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands prepares for Hurricane Maria

U.S. service members with Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands moved their aircraft from San Juan to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, Sept. 18, 2017, in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Maria so they can continue their humanitarian assistance and disaster relief mission once the storm passes.

Sept. 19, 2017

Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands distributes water to the people of Saint Martin

U.S. service members with Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands began water purification projects on Saint Martin, Sept. 14, in response to the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

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