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October, 2016

Oct. 27, 2016

Coast Guard marks the end of a record year in counterdrug operations

SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Coast Guard marked the end of a record year in counterdrug operations as the crew of Cutter Waesche from Alameda, California, offloaded more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine in San Diego Thursday, October 27.

Oct. 21, 2016

Soldiers, Airmen return from Haiti relief mission

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Langley-Eustis website — A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Dover Air Force Base, Deleware, transported about 20 members of the 689th Rapid Port Opening Element from Haiti to Joint Base Langley-Eustis Oct. 20, 2016. The Soldiers spent about two weeks supporting disaster relief and humanitarian assistance efforts as a result of Hurricane Matthew.

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.

Oct. 18, 2016

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. 11, 2016

U.S. Military Task Force Aids Humanitarian Efforts in Haiti

U.S. military personnel, ships, aircraft and humanitarian relief supplies arrived in Haiti over the weekend in support of the small island-nation after it was hard hit by Hurricane Matthew’s wrath.

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.

Oct. 7, 2016

U.S., Military Troops Mobilize in Haiti Following Hurricane Matthew

U.S. military personnel began arriving on the hurricane-ravaged island nation of Haiti to begin storm response efforts as Combined Task Force Hurricane Matthew mobilizes there.

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.

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