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May 2, 2017

Beyond the Horizon 2017 planners meet with civic partners regarding upcoming medical event in San Ignacio

Command team members and medical planners from Beyond the Horizon 2017 met with Cayo district leaders April 27 to discuss operations for the upcoming medical event scheduled for May 8 through May 16 in San Ignacio. BTH 2017 is a partnership exercise between U.S. Southern Command and the Government of Belize designed to improve health and educational facilities by providing five construction projects and three health care events throughout the country.

April 29, 2017

USS Zephyr-US Coast Guard Team Seize $22.5 Million Worth of Cocaine

The Cyclone-class patrol coastal ship USS Zephyr (PC 8), its embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) personnel and coalition forces intercepted an immense amount of contraband while on patrol conducting Operation Martillo in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations April 19.

April 28, 2017

MEDRETE and MPE missions support medical care in Honduras

Thirty-four personnel from Joint Task Force-Bravo’s Medical Element, along with Joint Security Forces (JSF) and Joint Support Battalion (JSB), participated in a two-day Medical Readiness Training Exercise (MEDRETE) and a Military Partnership Engagement with the Honduran Armed Forces April 20-22, providing basic medical care for more the 1,500 patients.

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.

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