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July 14, 2018

Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque visits U.S. Southern Command

MIAMI (July 14, 2018) -- Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque visited U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) headquarters today, where he met with Adm. Kurt Tidd, SOUTHCOM commander and other leaders from the headquarters to learn more about the command and its defense partnership with Colombia. Duque visited the headquarters as he prepares to assume the presidency of Colombia Aug. 7.

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.

April 20, 2018

U.S. 4th Fleet Participates in SIFOREX 2018

CALLAOU, Peru (NNS) -- Silent Forces Exercise (SIFOREX) 2018 began in Lima, Peru Apr. 16. Peru is hosting naval forces from the United States and Colombia for the biannual exercise.

April 11, 2018

Pacom’s Harris Passes ‘Old Goat’ Award to Southcom’s Tidd

Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., the commander of U.S. Pacific Command, turned the Old Goat Award over to Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, during a short, unofficial ceremony.

March 23, 2018

Fourth Fleet Commander Co-chairs Annual Maritime Staff Talks with Armada de Argentina Admiral

PUERTO BELGRANO, Argentina (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, Rear Admiral Sean Buck attended the annual Maritime Staff Talks (MST) hosted by the Argentine navy's Acting Commander of Training and Readiness, Rear Admiral Rafael Prieto in Puerto Belgrano, Argentina from Mar. 12-14

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.

Nov. 27, 2017

U.S. Navy P-8s search for missing Argentine submarine

A detachment of Sailors from Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing (CPRW) 11, have been conducting began conducting sea search and rescue operations off the coast of Argentine, since Nov. 19, 2017.

Nov. 20, 2017

Mobility aircraft deliver U.S. Navy’s undersea rescue capabilities to Argentina

Two C-17 Globemaster IIIs and a C-5M Super Galaxy delivered U.S. Navy’s undersea rescue capabilities to Argentina to aid in the search for the ARA San Juan, an Argentine navy submarine that went missing in the southern Atlantic Ocean Nov. 15, 2017.

Oct. 26, 2017

SPS 17 Team Holds Closing Ceremony in Guatemala

PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala (NNS) -- U.S. and Guatemalan military personnel marked the conclusion of partner nation engagements in Guatemala and the end of Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17), in a closing ceremony held at Commando Naval del Caribe, a Guatemalan naval base, Oct. 20.

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