Dec. 12, 2018
USS Michael Monsoor Holds Reception, Hosts President of Panama
PANAMA CITY, Panama (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) welcomed the president of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, during a reception held aboard the ship in Panama City, Panama, Nov. 29.
Dec. 11, 2018
U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Navy offload more than 5,100 pounds of seized cocaine
U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy crews offloaded more than 5,100 pounds of seized cocaine Friday, worth nearly $70 million wholesale, in San Diego following a 49-day counterdrug patrol in the Eastern Pacific aboard Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Edmonton with an embedded U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement detachment.
Dec. 10, 2018
DOD Spokesman: As U.S. Provides Aid to Central, South America, Russia Sends Bombers
Medical personnel aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort have treated more than 20,000 civilians, and performed more than 600 surgeries in several Central and South American nations, Army Col. Rob Manning, a Pentagon spokesman said.
USNS Comfort in Honduras: Opening Ceremony Held at a Land-based Site in Trujillo
Senior leadership and personnel embarked aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) attended an opening ceremony at a land-based medical site in Trujillo, Honduras, Dec. 7.
Venezuelan-American Medical Association Partners with Enduring Promise
The Venezuelan-American Medical Association (VAMA) partnered with the multinational medical team embarked on hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) to engage in the Enduring Promise mission in Central and South America.
U. S. Southern Command Hosts Second U.S. Operational Gender Advisor Course
The U.S. Joint Staff, in conjunction with U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM), conducted the second U.S. Department of Defense Operational Gender Advisor (GENAD) Course (OGC) at the Conference Center of the Americas in Doral, Florida, Dec. 3-7.
Dec. 4, 2018
U.S. Soldier Recounts Experience at Chilean Mountain Warfare School
Soldiers training at the Chilean Mountain Warfare School quickly learn why it is one of the most respected climbing and survival schools anywhere. The rock climbing requires Soldiers to make their own routes up cliff faces, day and night, and secure their own anchors with their climbing partners. For many of the Soldiers, it is the toughest course they will ever complete.
Dec. 1, 2018
SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Colombia
New U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) commander, Navy Adm. Craig S. Faller, visited Colombia Nov. 28 - 30 for his first official trip since assuming command Nov. 26.
Nov. 30, 2018
U.S. Soldiers Assist Honduran Hospital
SOTO CANO AIR BASE, HONDURAS —
Soldiers assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element and Regional Health Command began assisting a San Pedro Sula hospital in late November.
Nov. 29, 2018
Opening Ceremony Held in Riohacha, Colombia in Support of Enduring Promise 2018
RIOHACHA, Colombia (NNS) -- Senior leadership and personnel embarked aboard USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) attended an opening ceremony at a land-based medical site in Riohacha, Colombia, Nov. 26.