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Nov. 9, 2018

Patrol Squadron 16 Participates in Tri-Lateral Submarine Exercise

CARTAGENA, Colombia (NNS) - Patrol Squadron (VP) 16 participated in a tri-lateral submarine exercise in the waters north of Colombia with partner nation navies from Colombia and Peru, from Nov. 1 to 6.

Nov. 9, 2018

USNS Comfort Mission: The Gift of Sight

ESMERALDAS, ECUADOR (NNS) -- Wheels from the gurney screeched down a dimly lit corridor in route to the operation room. On the gurney, an older man lay nervous and eager as he anticipates a life changing surgery that will restore one of his senses that was taken away from him; his sight. He has traveled far, yet endured far more, seeking this moment that was previously unavailable to him. This moment offered in the most unlikely of places, on the ocean in a white vessel with giant red crosses on its hull.

Nov. 2, 2018

USNS Comfort Begins Mission in Peru

A team comprised of more than 900 personnel, embarked aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), commenced their second mission stop, in Paita, Peru, as part of U.S. Southern Command’s Enduring Promise initiative, Oct. 30.

Nov. 1, 2018

Latin American Cadets visit SOUTHCOM air component

Twenty-two cadets from 11 Latin American nations participated in the initiative that has been sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force for International Affairs program since 2006.

Nov. 1, 2018

National Defense College visits SCAB

More than 40 students from the National Defense College in Tegucigalpa visited Soto Cano Air Base, Oct 25.

Oct. 31, 2018

CTF-48 Completes Southern Partnership Station 2018

Commander Task Force (CTF) 48 completed a successful Southern Partnership Station (SPS) 2018 deployment to the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility, Oct. 24

Oct. 30, 2018

American, Canadian, Ecuadorian Service Members Exchange Techniques for Medicine in a Tactical Environment

American, Canadian and Ecuadorian combat medics and hospital corpsmen gathered at a medical site, established by the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) in Esmeraldas, Ecuador, to teach each other the different methods that each country uses for medicine in a tactical environment, Oct. 27.

Oct. 30, 2018

USNS Comfort Wraps Up Medical Assistance Mission in Ecuador

ESMARALDAS, Ecuador – Senior leadership and personnel embarked aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) attended a closing ceremony at a medical site, in Esmeraldas, Ecuador, following five days of treating patients, Oct. 26.

Oct. 29, 2018

Air Guard member instrumental in rescue of four boaters

ARLINGTON, Va. – When a small boat capsized off Costa Rica's southern coast in mid-October, Senior Master Sgt. Angel L. Correa sprung to action from a U.S. Coast Guard HC-130J Super Hercules aircraft to save the four people aboard the foundering craft.

Oct. 29, 2018

Texas Airmen share night-vision procedures with Chileans

FORT WORTH, Texas - As part of a State Partnership Program (SPP), the 136th Airlift Wing of the Texas Air National Guard hosted Chilean air force members July 24-28, at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas.

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