HomeMediaNews

June 19, 2017

Caring for Carenage: U.S., partner nations revitalize a school

U.S. Marines assisted with renovating the Carenage Boys Government Primary School in Carenage, Trinidad and Tobago, June 16, 2017, during Phase II of Exercise Tradewinds 2017.

June 19, 2017

Phase II of Tradewinds 2017 exercise in Caribbean ends

Phase II of Exercise Tradewinds 2017, sponsored by U.S. Southern Command, concluded with a ceremony in Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago, June 17.

June 19, 2017

Beyond The Horizon 2017: New clinic in Belize lays foundation for future

Members of the Beyond the Horizon Task Force and the Belize Ministry of Health hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 9 for a newly constructed addition to the Ladyville Health Clinic in Ladyville, Belize. BTH 2017 is a partnership exercise between U.S. Army South and the Government of Belize providing five construction projects and three medical events throughout the country.

June 12, 2017

Second phase of Tradewinds exercise hosted by Trinidad and Tobago

The second phase of a yearly U.S. Southern Command-sponsored joint combined exercise is set to take place in Trinidad and Tobago, June 13-17.

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.

SOUTHCOM FOCUS AREAS