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April 27, 2017

Southcom Official: 'Friendly Network' Critical in Confronting Transregional Threats

"It takes a network to defeat a network," a U.S. Southern Command official stressed as representatives of 14 nations gathered in Mexico to address ways to confront the transnational security threats in Central America.

April 25, 2017

Northcom Commander Highlights Partnerships to Counter Transnational Crime

Air Force Gen. Lori J. Robinson said in closing remarks at the two-day Central America Security Conference that the U.S. military is looking for ways to enhance cooperation with its Mexican and Central American partners to address the security challenges that threaten the stability in the region.

April 24, 2017

Southcom Commander: Evolving Threats Require Unified Approach

The evolving security challenges in Central America are threatening the security beyond the region and demand a unified approach, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said at a regional security conference.

April 23, 2017

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk crew returns home following 3-month patrol, seizes more than 13 tons of cocaine

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk returned home Saturday to Key West following a three-month counter-drug patrol in the Pacific Ocean.

April 21, 2017

U.S. Troops Visit Children’s Home in Belize

Soldiers are helping others through Beyond the Horizon, a partnership exercise between the government of Belize and U.S. Southern Command, where they are providing free medical services and construction projects throughout Belize.

April 20, 2017

U.S. Army engineers build clinics, school in Belize during Beyond the Horizon 2017

U.S. service members and their Belizean counterparts are working on several different construction projects throughout the country of Belize as part of Beyond the Horizon 2017, which runs from March 25 until June 17.

April 14, 2017

Beyond the Horizon 2017 provides free medical services event in Belize

U.S. Soldiers and Marines worked together to open a free medical clinic in Ladyville, Belize, April 9, as a part of Beyond the Horizon 2017. BTH 2017 is a partnership exercise between the government of Belize and U.S. Southern Command that will provide three free medical service events and five construction projects throughout the country from March 25 until June 17.

April 13, 2017

Airmen use special experience to foster relationships during Global Health Engagement

A team of five Airmen, two with a special experience identifier earned through the International Health Specialist (IHS) program, traveled to Tegucigalpa, Honduras to work side-by-side with their Honduran air force counterparts during a subject matter expert exchange here, April 3.

April 12, 2017

Continuing Promise 2017 Mission Concludes Final Mission Stop in Popoya Playa

POPOYA PLAYA, Colombia (NNS) -- The Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17) mission made its last mission stop at the Popoya Playa School, from March 25-29, where personnel deployed in support of CP-17 conducted an array of different activities such as infrastructure enhancement, nutrition classes and preventative health tips.

April 11, 2017

La Paz, Comayagua Police force receives training

To further strengthen the knowledge of the local police forces, 115 members of the National Police force Comayagua and La Paz participated in a Subject matter Exchange with Joint Security Forces personnel from Joint Task Force-Bravo, stationed at Soto Cano Air Base in Palmerola, Comayagua.

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