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Nov. 29, 2018

Littoral Combat Group One Arrives in Chile

VALPARAISO, Chile (NNS) – Littoral Combat Group One, comprised of USS Somerset (LPD 25) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108), arrived in Valparaiso, Chile, on Nov. 29 where they will participate in festivities celebrating the bicentennial of the Chilean Navy and in the Eleventh International Maritime and Naval Exhibition and Conference for Latin America (EXPONAVAL).

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

Peru and US Navy Celebrate a Successful DESI Deployment

MAYPORT, Fl. (NNS) -- Peruvian and U.S. Navy Sailors celebrated 89 days of joint operations with the Peruvian Submarine BAP Arica (SS-36) at a closing ceremony held at Naval Station Mayport, Oct. 22.

Oct. 25, 2018

Ecuadorian Minister of Defense Visits USNS Comfort

ESMERALDAS, Ecuador -- As part of its partnership with Ecuador, the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) hosted officials from the government of Ecuador during the ship’s medical assistance visit, Oct. 22.

Oct. 23, 2018

Southern Partnership Station Begins Subject Matter Expert Exchanges in Panama

A team of U.S. Navy divers and explosive ordnance disposal technicians arrived in Panama Oct. 10 to begin Subject Matter Expert Exchanges (SMEE) and partner capacity building engagements with Panamanian forces as part of Southern Partnership Station (SPS) 2018.

April 16, 2018

Fourth Fleet Commander Attends Maritime Staff Talks Held in Colombia

BOGOTA, Colombia (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, Rear Adm. Sean Buck attended maritime staff talks (MST) hosted by Colombian Chief of Naval Operations, Vice Adm. Evelio Enrique Ramirez, in Bogota from Apr. 4-5.The MST with the senior Colombian naval officers supports the U.S. global maritime strategy by

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.

Nov. 13, 2017

USS Zephyr successfully completes 4th Fleet patrol

Cyclone-class coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) will return from a 76 day patrol in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations Nov. 10.

Nov. 13, 2017

USS Zephyr conducts counternarcotics operations

CARIBBEAN SEA (NNS) -- Coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) intercepted a small boat carrying 35 bales, approximately 700-1,050 kg, of cocaine, while on patrol in the Caribbean Sea, Oct. 29.

March 22, 2016

Tidd: ‘Whole-of-Hemisphere’ Fighting Zika Virus

U.S. Southern Command is just part of the “whole-of-hemisphere” approach to combating the Zika virus, Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd Southcom's commander, said at a Council of the Americas forum on Zika and the Americas.

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