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July 27, 2017

Special Ops Competition Brings Teams Together, Southcom Commander Says

The commander of U.S. Southern Command said Fuerzas Comando special operations forces competition, hosted by Paraguay this year, brought competitors and key leaders together as families, partners and friends.

July 18, 2017

Fuerzas Comando 2017 Special Forces Competition Begins in Paraguay

Fuerzas Comando is a multinational special operations skills competition and combating terrorism fellowship program sponsored by U.S. Southern Command and executed by SOCSOUTH. Ten countries have shared the responsibility of hosting the event. The first year the competition was held in El Salvador and 13 countries participated. Since then the involvement in the competition has expanded and Paraguay is this year's hosting country.

July 12, 2017

Southcom Commander Opens Women-in-Military Meeting

In his opening remarks at the Women in Military and Security Conference in Guatemala City, the commander of Southern Command said the meeting was convened to talk about the future of professional military and security forces in the region.

July 11, 2017

JTF-Bravo welcomes new commander

U.S. Army Col. Keith McKinley assumed command of Joint Task Force-Bravo July 10, 2017 during a Change of Command ceremony at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

June 28, 2017

Joint Task Force-Bravo participates in Subject Matter Expert Exchange with Honduran police

A Joint Task Force-Bravo Joint Security Forces team participated in a Subject Matter Expert Exchange with local police forces in La Paz, Honduras on June 20, 2017 to enhance their ability to enter, clear and secure locations.

June 19, 2017

Caring for Carenage: U.S., partner nations revitalize a school

U.S. Marines assisted with renovating the Carenage Boys Government Primary School in Carenage, Trinidad and Tobago, June 16, 2017, during Phase II of Exercise Tradewinds 2017.

June 19, 2017

Phase II of Tradewinds 2017 exercise in Caribbean ends

Phase II of Exercise Tradewinds 2017, sponsored by U.S. Southern Command, concluded with a ceremony in Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago, June 17.

June 1, 2017

Marine task force deploys to Central America

Marines and sailors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, the rapid response force assigned to U.S. Southern Command’s area of responsibility, arrived in Central America June 1.

May 24, 2017

Maj. Gen. Bellon takes command of MARFORSOUTH

Maj. Gen. David G. Bellon assumed command of U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South during a change of command ceremony in Doral, Florida, May 22.

April 27, 2017

Southcom Official: 'Friendly Network' Critical in Confronting Transregional Threats

"It takes a network to defeat a network," a U.S. Southern Command official stressed as representatives of 14 nations gathered in Mexico to address ways to confront the transnational security threats in Central America.

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