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July 12, 2018

U.S. Marine Leadership Visit USS Gunston Hall as part of Southern Seas 2018 Deployment

Maj. Gen. Helen G. Pratt, commanding general, 4th Marine Logistics Group (MLG), U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and the U.S. Marine’s first female sergeant major, Sgt. Maj. Lanette N. Wright, 4th MLG visited USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) met with embarked Marines from the Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force–Southern Command (SPMAGTF-SC), July 10.

July 11, 2018

SPMAGTF-SC conducts deck landing qualifications aboard Gunston Hall

Southern Command’s aviation detachment conducted deck landing qualifications with two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters aboard the USS Gunston Hall off the coast of Belize, July 7.

July 11, 2018

S.C. Guard and Colombia discuss emergency management ops

A team of senior officers from the Colombian Army met June 29 with South Carolina Army National Guard leadership and experts from the South Carolina Emergency Management Division to discuss disaster response best practices and lessons learned at the South Carolina National Guard Joint Operations Center.

July 10, 2018

Civil affairs key to success in El Salvador exercise

LA PAZ DEPARTMENT, El Salvador -- Four Soldiers and one Marine are working quietly behind the scenes in El Salvador to make the Beyond the Horizons exercise a success.

July 9, 2018

Southern Seas 2018 deployment begins

MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) - The Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) with Destroyer Squadron Four Zero (DESRON 40) has deployed to the waters surrounding Latin America and the Caribbean to conduct Southern Seas 2018.

July 5, 2018

U.S., Salvadoran Soldiers build structures, relationships

Some 1,800 Soldiers from Combined Joint Task Force Hope are providing humanitarian assistance as part of their training during the Beyond the Horizon exercise in El Salvador. The U.S. Army South-led mission runs through Aug. 4, and includes Soldiers from all components, Air Force and Marine service members, Salvadoran soldiers, and personnel from non-governmental organizations.

June 29, 2018

Army medical readiness exercise provides rural Salvadorans with medical, dental care

Army dentists took part in a medical readiness exercise that included Peruvian and Salvadoran doctors and nurses. Of the team of 40, 32 were U.S. Army medical personnel from Combined Joint Task Force Hope participating in the Beyond the Horizon exercise, which is led by U.S. Army South. The larger scope of the humanitarian exercise included construction of clinics and schools.

June 27, 2018

New Horizons 2018 humanitarian exercise in Panama completed

METETI, Panama – Exercise New Horizons 2018 officially wrapped up June 21, 2018, with a closing ceremony and ribbon cuttings throughout the Meteti, Panama, community at three separate locations where military construction projects have changed the landscape.

June 26, 2018

Air chiefs from across the Americas convene in Panama City to promote cooperation

Air force leaders from 19 nations in the Western Hemisphere met in Panama City June 18-22 for the 58th Conference of American Air Chiefs.

June 26, 2018

'Beyond the Horizon' exercise strengthening partnership with El Salvador

Some 1,800 Soldiers from Combined Joint Task Force Hope are providing humanitarian assistance as part of their training during the Beyond the Horizon exercise in La Paz, El Salvador. The U.S. Army South-led mission began May 12 and runs through Aug. 4, and includes Soldiers from all components, Air Force and Marine service members, Salvadoran soldiers and personnel from non-governmental organizations.

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