April 6, 2017
Northcom, Southcom Work with Partners to Defend the Homeland
The men and women of U.S. Northern Command and U.S. Southern Command are ready to defend the United States against adversaries and work with a range of partners to safeguard the homeland, the commands’ commanders told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
March 28, 2017
Duke Univ. Forum: SOUTHCOM Commander Shares Perspectives on Security in Latin America, Caribbean
VIDEO: Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, along with retired Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the previous Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed security issues in Latin America and the Caribbean during a forum at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy.
Feb. 9, 2017
Southcom Chief Stresses Innovation, Cooperation in Countering Threats
Fighting transregional and transnational threats requires building networks stronger than those that are keeping those threats in business, the commander of U.S. Southern Command told members of the American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Jan. 12, 2017
Southcom Commander Describes Complex Global Security Threats
A spectrum of state and nonstate actors across multiple regions and domains calls for a new way of harnessing the maritime domain, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said during a Surface Navy Association symposium.
Dec. 9, 2016
Southcom Commander Stresses Need for Collaboration Against Threat Networks
The commander of U.S. Southern Command said trust, collaboration and innovation are necessary in fighting threat networks and their finances at the 15th Caribbean Nations Security Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Oct. 19, 2016
Southcom Commander Urges Cooperation Against Transregional Threats
Transregional and transnational networks and the growing illegal economies that support them undercut U.S. national interests in multiple nations, continents and regions, the U.S. Southern Command commander said.
Oct. 18, 2016
Admiral: Networked Threats Pose 'Significant Challenge' to Western Hemisphere
Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, said networked threats in Latin America pose a danger to U.S. national security and erode stability in the region.
U.S. Military Concludes Haiti Post-Hurricane Humanitarian Effort
The 400 service members who took part in Hurricane Matthew humanitarian relief efforts in Haiti are expected to return home soon, Navy Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, told reporters.
Oct. 6, 2016
DoD Assistance Team Arrives in Haiti for Post-Hurricane Support
U.S. military assistance is on the ground in Haiti to assist and support the tiny island nation with the impact felt from Hurricane Matthew, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters.
Oct. 5, 2016
U.S. Southern Command Supports Caribbean Hurricane Response Efforts
U.S. Southern Command is supporting the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development in delivering and coordinating humanitarian relief to Haiti, which has been hard hit by Hurricane Matthew.