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June 7, 2018

Southern Command Chief Says South American Allies ‘Got Game’

Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina and Brazil are all important partners for the United States, with capable militaries that have taken on broader security responsibilities, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said.

May 29, 2018

571st MSAS builds partnership capacity in the Dominican Republic

The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron (MSAS) completed training with the Dominican Republic Air Force (FARD) near Santo Domingo from April 18 through May 5, 2018.

May 17, 2018

Belize Defence Force hosts energy and water conservation policy conference

The Belize Defence Force hosted an Energy and Water Conservation Policy Subject Matter Expert Exchange in Belize City May 8-10, bringing together Soldiers from the Louisiana National Guard and master planners from the U.S. Corps of Engineers. U.S. Army South was the lead executive agent of this U.S. Southern Command-sponsored professional military exchange.

April 25, 2018

Colombian president visits, thanks SOUTHCOM for its support

MIAMI – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visited U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) April 25 to thank command personnel for their steadfast support to his country’s security efforts.

March 15, 2018

US, Salvadoran airmen share night vision knowledge

Partner nation service members participated in a Subject Matter Expert Exchange at the 357th Fighter Squadron’s aircrew flight equipment shop, March 6-8.

March 5, 2018

Admiral Highlights Southcom’s Strengthened Partnerships

U.S. Southern Command is strengthening interagency cooperation as well as partnerships in Latin America and the Caribbean to address evolving security threats, Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, said.

Feb. 12, 2018

12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) Air Force Section Chief Theater Security Cooperation Workshop

The workshop brought key personnel together to discuss strategy and to plan fiscal years 2019-2021 events in 12th Air Force’s (Air Forces Southern) Area of Responsibility. Seventeen Air Force Section Chiefs, fourteen National Guard Bureau State Partner Program representatives, as well as, air advisors from the 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron, officials from U.S. Southern Command and Secretary of the Air Force International Affairs joined members of 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) for the workshop.

Feb. 12, 2018

Adm. Tidd visits Colombia, discusses security cooperation with leaders

Navy Adm, Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, visited Colombia Feb 8 - 9 to discuss security cooperation with the nation's top leaders and get a firsthand look at Colombia's peace-building and security efforts.

Feb. 10, 2018

SOUTHCOM officials conduct annual METOC conference

Officials from the U.S. Southern Command held their annual SOUTHCOM Meteorological and Oceanographic conference here, Feb. 6. The 2-day-long gathering brought meteorology and oceanography specialists together from various sections of the Department of Defense to discuss operations, lessons learned from 2017, and ways to move forward in the future.

Jan. 19, 2018

U.S. Hosts International Meeting On Maritime Security

Within the framework of the agreements on international cooperation and support to friendly nations, the second multinational meeting was held in Miami to boost the efforts of Colombia, Mexico and the United States aimed at strengthening international relations and maritime security in the region.

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