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Feb. 1, 2023
SOUTHCOM Provides Medical Assistance to Lesser Antilles
Following in the wake of the United States Naval Ship Comfort's recent deployment for operation Continuing Promise, U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) has kicked off operation Lesser Antilles Medical Assistance Team (LAMAT) this week beginning with the arrival of U.S. Military personnel at USSOUTHCOM headquarters in Miami Florida, January 25, 2023
Jan. 30, 2023
Southern Command holds groundbreaking ceremony for new military housing complex
U.S. Gen. Laura Richardson, commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), welcomed distinguished guests from Washington, D.C., the Department of Defense, and leaders from Miami-Dade County to the groundbreaking ceremony for the future site of the new military housing complex supporting the command.
Jan. 25, 2023
Colombia's Gen. Helder Giraldo Visits SOUTHCOM
U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, commander of U.S. Southern Command, hosted the General Commander of the Colombian Military Forces, Gen. Helder Giraldo, at the command's headquarters in Miami today.
Jan. 23, 2023
Joint Task Force – Bravo conducts medical engagement in Olancho, Honduras
Joint Task Force – Bravo received a unique request during U.S. Southern Command’s Health Engagements Assistance Response Team HEART 2022 mission to work alongside partner nation medical professionals to provide surgical and medical services to communities in Guatemala and Honduras.
Jan. 19, 2023
NAMRU-6 Celebrates 40 Years of Medical Research
LIMA, Peru —
LIMA, Peru -- Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU)-6 hosted a 40th birthday celebration at the U.S. Embassy campus to recognize the accomplishments and mission of the command on Jan. 19.
Jan. 17, 2023
New York National Guard, Brazil Plan Major Joint Exercise
The New York Army National Guard has begun laying the groundwork for a joint exercise with the Brazilian military in the fall. The planning conference for the Southern Vanguard 24 exercise was held in Brazil the first week of December, according to U.S. Army Maj. Melanie Padilla, the New York National Guard state planner.
Dec. 22, 2022
Canadian Armed Forces Medical Team Completes Continuing Promise 2022
NORFOLK, VA —
A Canadian medical team embedded with Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived at Naval Station Norfolk following a scheduled deployment to U.S. Southern Command and U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations in support of Continuing Promise 2022, Dec. 21.
Dec. 21, 2022
USNS Comfort Completes 12th Iteration of Continuing Promise 2022
NORFOLK, Va. —
NORFOLK, Va. -- The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) returned to its homeport in Norfolk, Virginia, concluding Continuing Promise, Dec. 21, 2022.
Dec. 20, 2022
USNS Comfort Completes Its Final Mission Stop of CP 2022 in Haiti
JEREMIE, Haiti —
JEREMIE, Haiti -- U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) completed its fifth and final mission stop of Continuing Promise 2022 in Jeremie, Haiti, Dec. 17, 2022.
Dec. 14, 2022
Southcom Capitalizes on Interagency Cooperation
U.S. Southern Command has generations of interagency experience that other combatant commands can learn from, Army Gen. Laura Richardson, the U.S. Southcom commander, said.