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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 14, 2017

Beyond the Horizon 2017 provides free medical services event in Belize

U.S. Soldiers and Marines worked together to open a free medical clinic in Ladyville, Belize, April 9, as a part of Beyond the Horizon 2017. BTH 2017 is a partnership exercise between the government of Belize and U.S. Southern Command that will provide three free medical service events and five construction projects throughout the country from March 25 until June 17.

April 6, 2017

U.S. Wants to Remain 'Partner of Choice' in Latin America

The United States wants to remain the "partner of choice" in Latin America by providing better options than other entities in the region, Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, said in an interview with DoD News.

April 6, 2017

Southcom Chief: Command Focuses on Countering Threat Networks

Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, discussed issues from countering international threat networks to providing better barracks for service members assigned at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during a Pentagon news conference.

April 6, 2017

Air Force C-130 Aircraft Deploy to Peru for Flood-Relief Mission

At the request of the Peruvian government, two U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, flew to Lima, Peru, to support ongoing U.S. disaster assistance to communities devastated by floods resulting from torrential rainfall in the country’s northern region.

Oct. 8, 2016

SPMAGTF-SC, JTF-Bravo disaster relief in Haiti enabled by logistics, ‘Rapid Global Mobility’

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Task Force-Bravo website — U.S. Air Force heavy airlift was called upon to support approximately 200 Soldiers, Airmen and Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Southern Command and Joint Task Force-Bravo who deployed this week to provide heavy and medium lift to support the U.S. Agency for International Development-led mission to alleviate human suffering and bolster Haitian disaster response capabilities.

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.

Jan. 29, 2016

Leaders From 18 Nations, Southcom Meet To Discuss Caribbean Security

Delegations from 18 nations including the United States met in Jamaica for talks on security cooperation capacity building in the Caribbean.

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