On April 1, 2020, SOUTHCOM began enhanced counter-narcotics operations in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea to disrupt the flow of drugs in support of Presidential national security objectives.
President Donald J. Trump and Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper attend a briefing on enhanced counter narcotics operations at U.S. Southern Command headquarters in Doral, Fla., July 10, 2020.
Info and updates on U.S. Southern Command Humanitarian Assistance Program projects that are helping partner nations in Latin America and the Caribbean combat COVID-19.
Read a blog post by Amb. Jean Manes, SOUTHCOM's Civilian Deputy to the Commander, on how the command is implementing the U.S. Strategy on Women, Peace and Security in the region. (Links to U.S. State Dept.'s DipNote Blog)
Insights from Adm. Craig Faller and Colombia Brig. Gen. Juan Carlos Correa Consuegra, about the importance of strengthening partnerships to counter the “vicious circle of threats” in Latin America and the Caribbean.


USS Kidd and El Salvadoran Forces Unite for PASSEX Story

USS Halsey Completes PASSEX with Guatemalan Navy Story

SOCSOUTH Holds Virtual Change of Command, Change of Responsibility Story

USS Shamal Shows Fury in Interdicting Go Fast Story

Coast Guard offloads $38.5 million in cocaine in San Juan, Puerto Rico Story

USS Nitze Provides Aid to Mariners Story


Coronavirus Info

Installation Health Force Protection Status Graphic. TEXT: Charlie -  Substantial sustained community transmission. | SOUTHCOM COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 info and resources for U.S. Southern Command personnel and DoD Personnel assigned to the SOUTHCOM Area of Responsibility.

Graphic: SOUTHCOM COVID-19 Info Line




Graphic: The Chaplain's Corner. Links to Chaplain's Corner page

SOUTHCOM's Chaplain's Corner provides perspectives, information and discussion to enhance spiritual, emotional and religious resiliency of the command.


Adm. Craig S. Faller bio photo

Navy Adm. Craig S. Faller is the 24th commander of SOUTHCOM. He assumed command Nov. 26, 2018.

Adm. Faller's Bio | Photos | Articles