May 26, 2023

Gen. Richardson Visits Colombia, Brazil

U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, visited Colombia and Brazil May 21 - 26 and met with senior government and military leaders to discuss security cooperation.

May 22, 2023

DTRA repatriates usable radioactive materials in Guatemala, marking their first engagement in the U.S. Southern Command

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s (DTRA) global reach recently played an integral role in the successful repatriation of two Cobalt-60 radioactive sources. In close partnership with Guatemala’s Ministry of Energy and Mines and the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE-NNSA), DTRA facilitated logistical efforts for the safe removal of the sources from the Liga Nacional Contra el Cáncer/Instituto de Cancerología (LIGA/INCAN) in Guatemala City, Guatemala in April 2023.

May 17, 2023

US, Colombian armies strengthen partnership during training rotation

An infantry company from the Colombian Army was embedded with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, alongside U.S. Soldiers from the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, during a recent Joint Readiness Training Center rotation at Fort Polk, Louisiana.

May 12, 2023

JTF-Bravo Joins Panamanian Humanitarian Exercise

Joint Task Force-Bravo, a unit under the U.S. Southern Command and based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, will conduct exercise Keel Billed Toucan in locations across Panama from May 9-12.

May 12, 2023

New York Army Guard Leaders Plan Exercise with Brazil

Two New York Army National Guard leaders visited State Partnership Program partner Brazil May 1-5 to lay the groundwork for Guard participation in a Brazilian disaster response exercise in August.

May 5, 2023

Deepening partnership: Marines deploy aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stone

A team of Marines from the Marine Corps Information Operations Center recently completed an operational deployment in the South Atlantic Ocean aboard USCGC Stone (WMSL 758).

May 4, 2023

Coast Guard offloads $10.2 million in seized cocaine

The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier crew and Caribbean Corridor Strike Force agents offloaded 901 pounds (411kgs) of cocaine Wednesday in San Juan, Puerto Rico, following the interdiction of a smuggling vessel north of Puerto Rico.

April 21, 2023

Gen. Richardson Visits Argentina, Chile

The commander of U.S. Southern Command, Army Gen. Laura Richardson, visited Argentina and Chile April 16-21 and met with leaders from both nations to discuss security cooperation.

April 19, 2023

Conference of American Armies partner nation members visit Army South

Information technology experts from partner nation members of the Conference of American Armies visited the U.S. Army South headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, March 20-24, 2023.

April 6, 2023

USS Farragut, Coast Guard offloads more than $69 million in illegal narcotics

The crew of USS Farragut (DDG 99) offloaded approximately 2,314 kilograms of cocaine and 1,986 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $69 million in Port Everglades, Florida Tuesday. The suspected smugglers will face prosecution in federal court by the Department of Justice.