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April 23, 2018

Continuing Promise 2018 humanitarian mission completed in Guatemala

PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala -- The humanitarian mission Continuing Promise 2018 (CP-18) concluded it’s second mission stop in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala with a closing ceremony at Comando Naval de Carribe Naval Base.

April 16, 2018

Continuing Promise 2018 Arrives in Guatemala

PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala (NNS) -- A team comprised of 250 Navy and Army service members disembarked the Military Sealift Command's expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) after arriving in Puerto Barrios, April 5, for its second mission stop during Continuing Promise 2018 (CP-18).

March 23, 2018

Preventive Medicine, Saving Lives

PUERTO CORTES, Honduras (NNS) -- The ability to shower in a remote campground, or shave every morning in a plastic storage container or walk on dry sand because of proper drainage are all luxuries made possible by the Continuing Promise 2018 (CP18) Forward Deployed Preventive Medicine Unit.

Dec. 16, 2017

US Navy doctors return from humanitarian mission in Amazon

U.S. Navy doctors recently returned from a month-long humanitarian mission along the Amazon River in Brazil.

Dec. 1, 2017

US Navy doctors bring medical care to Amazon

U.S. Navy doctors recently embarked aboard the Brazilian Navy hospital ship NAsH Soares de Meirelles (U-21) and began a month-long humanitarian mission that will take them deep into the Amazon. These doctors will be working closely with the Brazilian Navy to deliver healthcare to some of the isolated peoples in the world.

Oct. 19, 2017

Lives Touched by SPS 17 Navy Doctor Reflect Childhood Influences

PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala (NNS) -- For one U.S. Navy emergency room doctor, his upbringing and youth experiences were huge factors in determining what course he would take in his future.

Sept. 20, 2017

Exchanging Medical Information, Experiencing Culture in Honduras

For one U.S. Navy lieutenant, Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17) is more than just a chance to exchange information. It is a way of connecting with her heritage, and a way to change the lives of people like her.

Aug. 15, 2017

Navy Medical Experts Offer Combat Lifesaver Training to SPS-17 Troops

PUERTO CASTILLA, Honduras (NNS) -- Navy doctors and hospital corpsmen held a Combat Lifesaver (CLS) training course for service members deployed as part of Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17), August 8, at Base Naval de Puerto Castilla, a Honduran naval base.

Aug. 8, 2017

Navy Seabees, medical experts help Honduran students

Sailors assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1 and medical professionals from the Navy Entomology Center of Excellence participated in a community relations project at the República de Colombia Elementary School in Silin, Honduras.

July 31, 2017

Sailors Conduct Medical Knowledge Exchange with Honduran Doctors, Nurses to Kick Off Southern Partnership Station 17

TRUJILLO, Honduras (NNS) -- Sailors of Southern Partnership Station-Expeditionary Fast Transport 17 (SPS-EPF 17) visited Dr. Salvador Paredes Hospital, July 25, in Trujillo, Honduras, to provide valuable medical treatment information to staff members.

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