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Dec. 27, 2017

Joint efforts in search of a cure for tropical diseases

The Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element, the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 and the Uniformed Service University of the Health Sciences partnered for an ongoing tropical disease study in Trujillo and Soto Cano Air Base early August, testing live samples and collecting vectors that could be potential carriers for diseases.

Dec. 17, 2017

Helping Haiti’s Children: 315th Delivers Buses to Haitian School Org

A two-pronged mission over a weekend in December not only helped to keep 315th Airlift Wing aircrews current on all their certifications, but also delivered three badly-needed buses to schools in Haiti. Citizen Airmen of Joint Base Charleston’s 317th Airlift Squadron, with support from three additional Citizen Airmen of the 514th Air Mobility Wing from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, transported the school buses in a C-17 aircraft from Charleston to Port-au-Prince, where they were offloaded at Toussaint Louverture International Airport, December 16, 2017.

Dec. 16, 2017

US Navy doctors return from humanitarian mission in Amazon

U.S. Navy doctors recently returned from a month-long humanitarian mission along the Amazon River in Brazil.

Dec. 14, 2017

Southcom Chief Marks 20th Year of Human Rights Initiative

Countries where human rights are promoted are stable and secure, and militaries that respect human rights and the rule of law are welcomed, not feared, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said during a Human Rights Initiative Conference.

Dec. 14, 2017

New PRNG leader assumes responsibility of Joint Security Forces

SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras – U.S. Army National Guard 1st Sgt. Eliezer Castrodad from the 755th Military Police Company, Puerto Rico National Guard assumed responsibility of Joint Security Forces, Joint Task Force-Bravo on December 11, 2017 during a Change of Responsibility ceremony held at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

Dec. 6, 2017

Caribbean Nations Must Evolve Networks to Face New Challenges, Tidd Says

Networks are a fact of life in the world today and they are both the problem and the solution, U.S. Southern Command’s chief said at the Caribbean Nations Security Conference in Georgetown, Guyana.

Dec. 6, 2017

571st MSAS trains El Salvador air force for peacekeeping mission

The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron sent a 15 member mobility training team to the Republic of El Salvador to conduct training for two weeks.

Dec. 2, 2017

US Deploys CURV-21 in Argentine Submarine Search

At the request of U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM), the U.S. Navy directed Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) to deploy the Cable operated Unmanned Recovery Vehicle (CURV) 21 to join the search efforts for Argentine submarine, ARA San Juan

Dec. 1, 2017

US, Chilean Airmen-to-Airmen talks

Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern) hosted Chilean and U.S. Airmen-to-Airmen talks Nov 29-30.

Dec. 1, 2017

US Navy Transitions to Search and Recovery in Search for ARA San Juan

MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- Two U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft, the Submarine Rescue Chamber (SRC) and the Pressurized Rescue Module (PRM) from the Undersea Rescue Command that were assisting Argentina in the search for Argentine submarine, ARA San Juan, completed operations Nov 30.

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