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Aug. 30, 2016

Visiting Colombian Airmen donate supplies for Louisiana flood victims

Colombian Airmen visiting Barksdale Air Force Base, La., donated supplies Aug. 27, 2016, to the local Salvation Army for delivery to relief centers in central Louisiana following weeks of torrential rain and flooding in the region.

Aug. 19, 2016

South Dakota National Guard and Suriname Armed Forces partner to renovate school

PARAMARIBO, Suriname, - Soldiers from the South Dakota National Guard and members of Suriname's Armed Forces partnered together to renovate some of the infrastructure at the O.S. 1 Santo Dorp School in Wanica, Suriname, Aug. 8-16.The renovation project was conducted as part of the Suriname and South Dakota State Partnership Program to provide

Aug. 18, 2016

South America Defense Conference Examines Military’s Role

Military leaders from South America, the U.S. and Canada met in Montevideo, Uruguay, to discuss global peacekeeping operations, transregional threat networks and the integration of women in military service during an annual defense conference.

Aug. 18, 2016

JTF-Bravo K9s take to the sky

Joint Task Force-Bravo has been a consistent presence in the Central American region since 1984, and is known by many for its helicopter support for humanitarian aid, disaster relief and counter-transnational organized crime operations and its medical readiness exercises; however, the scope of capabilities here go well beyond those primary missions.

Aug. 18, 2016

Army South, partner nations wrap up PANAMAX 2016

U.S. Army South wrapped up Fuerzas Aliadas PANAMAX 2016, an annual U.S. Southern Command-sponsored multi-national exercise focused on ensuring the security of the Panama Canal and the surrounding region Aug. 4 at Fort Sam Houston.

Aug. 18, 2016

Army South, partner nations wrap up PANAMAX 2016

U.S. Army South wrapped up Fuerzas Aliadas PANAMAX 2016, an annual U.S. Southern Command-sponsored multi-national exercise focused on ensuring the security of the Panama Canal and the surrounding region Aug. 4 at Fort Sam Houston.

Aug. 11, 2016

Every move counts for JTF-Bravo’s Mobile Surgical Team

The Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element's Mobile Surgical Team completed 11 surgeries at the Dr. Salvador Paredes Hospital in Trujillo, Honduras from July 27-29.

Aug. 8, 2016

Merging Civil Affairs and Medical Exercises for long-term success

Soldiers under the command of Joint Task Force Bravo (JTF-B), Medical Element (MEDEL), executed a medical readiness training exercise for the first time in the village of La Boveda, Trujillo July 28-29, 2016, serving a total of 1,072 patients of all ages during the two-day event that involved key leaders from both JTF-Bravo and Honduras.

Aug. 3, 2016

1-228th AVN, SOCSOUTH enhance Belizean CTOC capabilities

Joint Task Force-Bravo’s 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment deployed UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters to conduct a variety of training scenarios throughout the Belize District with members of the Belize Special Assignment Group and Belize Coast Guard -- who were supported by members of Special Operations Command South -- July 18 through 21.

Aug. 2, 2016

USS Shamal assists in five illicit trafficking interdictions that resulted in seizure of 1.4 kilos of cocaine

MAYPORT, Fla. (Aug. 02, 2016) – The Cyclone-class Patrol Coastal USS Shamal (PC 13) returns to homeport U.S. Naval Station Mayport after a 62-day deployment to the 4th Fleet area of responsibility.

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