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Oct. 12, 2018

Navy Entomologists Team Up to Build Disease Detection Capacity in Honduras

Entomologists from the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6) and the Navy Entomology Center of Excellence (NECE) partnered with Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element (JTF-B MEDEL) preventive medicine to develop a disease detection capability for the region. This cutting-edge work is supported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Board-Global Emerging Infections Surveillance (GEIS).

Oct. 11, 2018

U.S. Navy Seabees Complete Well Drilling Operations in Colombia

RIOHACHA, Colombia (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133 completed water-well drilling exploration operations Oct. 3 in the rural community of Riohacha, Colombia as part of Southern Partnership Station (SPS) 2018.

Oct. 9, 2018

Democracy Providing Stability, Security in the Hemisphere, Mattis Says in Mexico

Democracy is succeeding in Latin America and can be a beacon to the rest of the world, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said at the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas in Cancun, Mexico.

Oct. 8, 2018

Passing the Decanter, the U.S. Naval Academy Way

The reign of the Naval Academy’s Class of 1978 is over as Navy Adm. Kurt Tidd passed the Old Goat Award decanter to Vice Adm. Bill Lescher during a ceremony at the Navy Yard.

Oct. 2, 2018

Regional Health Command Central provides pediatric dental services in Honduras

The U.S. Army Regional Health Command Central (RHC-C) deployed a Multi-Specialty Surgical Dental team to work with Joint Task Force Bravo Medical Element (MEDEL) personnel at the Catholic University Dental School in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, from the 2nd to the 14th of September, and provided pediatric dental services to school children while enhancing their mission readiness skills and providing humanitarian assistance.

Oct. 2, 2018

Army South deploys specialized surgical team to Honduras

To enhance response capabilities, the Regional Health Command Central deployed a trauma surgical team to Honduras, part of the Army South area of operations, to conduct pre-hospital care, trauma care, and work side-by-side with host nation surgeons from 11-25 August at the University School Hospital.

Sept. 28, 2018

Air advisors partner with Colombian air force during BPC mission

The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron (MSAS) recently conducted a Building Partnerships Capacity (BPC) mission in Bogota, Colombia.

Sept. 28, 2018

SPMAGTF-SC welcomes aboard Honduran liaison officer

Marines and sailors with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, welcomed a third partner nation military liaison officer to the unit's command staff during their deployment to Latin America, Sept. 26.

Sept. 25, 2018

Southcom Nominee Stresses Commitment in Confirmation Hearing

President Donald J. Trump’s nominee to serve as the next commander of U.S. Southern Command told the Senate Armed Services Committee that he would commit all of his energy to ensure Southcom is ready to do its part to pursue opportunity and manage challenges.

Sept. 21, 2018

U.S., Salvadorian Airmen donate supplies to ISNA

The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron joined efforts with the Salvadorian Air Force as part of a joint endeavor to give back to the local community of San Martin, located in San Salvador, El Salvador, Sept. 6, 2018.

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