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Sept. 12, 2017

U.S. Forces prepare to support Hurricane Irma relief

SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras -- Over 300 U.S. service members temporarily based in Honduras are poised to respond to Hurricane Irma in the eastern Caribbean Sea, at the request of the U.S. Agency for International Development - Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance.

Sept. 11, 2017

Soto Cano Air Base honors the fallen

The 612th Air Base Squadron Fire Department hosted a silent march and remembrance ceremony in honor of the first responders who fell in the line of duty during the September 11 attacks, here Monday.

Aug. 31, 2017

SD Guard, Suriname engineers partner together to renovate school

PARAMARIBO, Suriname – Soldiers from the South Dakota Army National Guard and the Suriname Defense Force partnered together to renovate portions of the O.S. Majosteeg 3 School in Paramaribo, Aug. 13-24.

Aug. 28, 2017

CENTAM SMOKE, enhancing regional firefighting and emergency capabilities

Joint Task Force-Bravo hosted 29 firefighters from Honduras, Guatemala, Panama, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Nicaragua at Soto Cano Air Base, from August 21 to 25 for the Central America Sharing Mutual Operational Knowledge and Experiences exercise known as CENTAM SMOKE.

Aug. 24, 2017

Southcom Commander Highlights Security Cooperation With Regional Partners

The United States and its South American partners are committed to working together in addressing the security challenges impacting Latin America and beyond, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said.

Aug. 21, 2017

Counterdrug program trains international law enforcement partners

The National Guard Counterdrug Program conducted the first class of its newly developed course aimed at disrupting illicit drug trafficking networks July 10-Aug. 10 .The NG CDP worked closely with U.S. Southern Command to identify Suriname as the first country to send a student to attend the pilot course.

Aug. 18, 2017

SPS 17 Sailors Donate Medical Supplies to Honduran Department of Health

TRUJILLO, Honduras (NNS) -- U.S. Navy medical professionals donated vital medical supplies to representatives of the Honduran Department of Health, Aug. 15, as part of Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17).

Aug. 15, 2017

Navy Medical Experts Offer Combat Lifesaver Training to SPS-17 Troops

PUERTO CASTILLA, Honduras (NNS) -- Navy doctors and hospital corpsmen held a Combat Lifesaver (CLS) training course for service members deployed as part of Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17), August 8, at Base Naval de Puerto Castilla, a Honduran naval base.

Aug. 11, 2017

USS Chafee crew intercepts 827 kilograms of cocaine

The Pearl Harbor-based Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, USS Chafee (DDG 90), seized more than 800 kilos of illicit narcotics Wednesday, Aug. 2, off the coast of Central America.

Aug. 10, 2017

MSAS Airmen increase Belize Defense Force aviation capability

A mobile training team of eight Airmen assigned to the 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron recently deployed to the Belize Defense Force Air Wing in Ladyville, Belize, July 12-29.

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