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Sept. 22, 2020

U.S., Colombian Army Bilateral Staff Talks essential to interoperability, stability in Western Hemisphere

Since 2009, the staff talks have been instrumental in enhancing the interoperability and cooperation between the two armies, which have contributed to increased stability in the region.

Sept. 21, 2020

USS Kidd Completes Counternarcotics Deployment

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) returned to their homeport of Naval Station Everett following the ship’s deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations, September 21.

Sept. 18, 2020

Coast Guard Offloads $216 million of Cocaine, Marijuana

The Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane (WMEC 903) crew offloaded approximately 12,100 pounds of cocaine and approximately 5,759 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $216 million, Thursday, in Port Everglades.

Sept. 11, 2020

Coast Guard Crew Offloads More Than 26,000 Pounds of Cocaine, Marijuana Worth $390 Million in San Diego

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750) offloaded more than 26,000 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego, Thursday. The drugs, worth an estimated $390 million, were seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. They represent 13 suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America between late May and late August.

Sept. 10, 2020

Joint Task Force-Bravo’s Headquarters Support Company Gives Back

U.S. servicemembers from the Army Forces Battalion Headquarters Support Company at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, delivered charitable donations to the Horizontes al Futuro Orphanage in Comayagua Honduras, Sept. 5, 2020.

Sept. 8, 2020

Task force Marines increase unit readiness with small unmanned aircraft system

The crisis-response capabilities of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Southern Command reached new heights. Task force U.S. Marines certified as small Unmanned Aircraft System operators at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, after months of training for the capability to use these small drones to get aerial depictions of a given terrain. This is the first iteration of the SPMAGTF-SC out of the last six years to have eight Marines certified as SUAS operators...

Sept. 2, 2020

Army South, Central American army partners enhance regional capabilities

Key leaders from U.S. Army South and partner nation armies from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras took part in the Central America Working Group, or CENTAM, Working Group, held virtually Aug. 24-28.

Sept. 2, 2020

U.S. Fourth Fleet Hosts Staff Talks with Colombian Naval Delegation

MAYPORT, Fla. - Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, Rear Adm. Don Gabrielson, hosted delegates from the Colombian Navy for the annual Maritime Staff Talks (MST) Sept. 1.

Aug. 24, 2020

JTF-Bravo Aeromedical Evacuation Teams Save Three Lives in Four Weeks

Pilots and crew from Joint Task Force – Bravo’s 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, Air Ambulance Detachment recently performed three life-saving aeromedical evacuations in the course of four weeks, from Jun. 22 to Jul. 14, 2020.

Aug. 21, 2020

USS Nitze Recovers Over 3,000 Pounds of Marijuana

EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) seized 725 kilograms of suspected cocaine and 3,190 pounds of suspected marijuana, August 4.

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