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April 3, 2019

W. Va. Senior Enlisted Leaders Meet with Peruvian Army NCOs

Senior enlisted leaders from the West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG) spent five days assisting in the training and development of the Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) corps for the Peruvian Army (PERAR) March 25 through 29, 2019 in Lima, Peru.

April 2, 2019

US hurricane forecasters embark on preparedness mission to Mexico, Caribbean

With the 2019 hurricane season fast approaching, NOAA and the U.S. Air Force Reserve will host a series of events, including tours aboard the hurricane hunter aircraft, to help communities in Mexico and the Caribbean prepare for the season and the coming storms.

April 1, 2019

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton Records First Marijuana Interdiction

MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew conducted its first-ever stop, interdiction, and seizure of a vessel trafficking marijuana March 22, while on patrol in the central Caribbean Sea.

March 22, 2019

Coast Guard Offloads 27,000 Pounds of Cocaine at Base Miami Beach

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa (WMEC-902) offloaded approximately 27,000 pounds of cocaine Friday at Base Miami Beach worth an estimated $360 million wholesale seized in international waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

March 21, 2019

Colombian Air Force supports US Navy Growlers for premier air-to-air combat

The Colombian Air Force is supporting the U.S. Navy during the U.S. Air Force-led air-to-air combat exercise Red Flag 19-2 March 11-22, 2019.

March 20, 2019

SOUTHCOM Military Deputy Commander Meets with Leaders in Colombia

U.S. Southern Command's Military Deputy Commander, U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Michael Plehn, visited Colombia March 17 - 19 to meet with Colombian military leaders to discuss strengthening the U.S.-Colombia bilateral security relationship and to deepen understanding of the rapidly changing security situation in the country.

March 15, 2019

Signing ceremony formalizes New York and Brazil partnership

The New York National Guard embarked on a new State Partnership Program with the country of Brazil with the Thursday signing of a Partnership Declaration between Maj. Gen. Ray Shields, the adjutant general of New York, and Brazilian Navy Rear Adm. Guilherme da Silva Costa, representing the Brazilian National Defense Force, aboard the Intrepid Air & Space Museum.

March 14, 2019

1-228th Avn Regt. Trains with El Salvador Special Forces

Joint Task Force Bravo’s 1-228th Aviation Regiment worked with the 7th Special Forces Group to train Salvadoran Special Forces soldiers in paradrop operations, helocast and fast rope insertion extraction system training in El Salvador, March 4-7.

March 11, 2019

Opening Ceremony Celebrates Milestone for Colombia’s SOF NCOs

TOLEMAIDA, Colombia - The noncommissioned officer has often been described as the “backbone” of the United States Armed Forces for being the most visible force charged with executing an organization’s mission and training its personnel. Developing the NCO has long been a strategy in the U.S. military for maintaining readiness by providing the education and training needed to operate in complex environments.

March 7, 2019

Brazil Riverine Medical Mission 2019-1 Concludes

Four U.S. Navy physicians embarked aboard Brazilian Navy hospital ship NAsH Carlos Chagas (U 19) completed a month-long mission with their Brazilian Navy counterparts to exchange medical expertise and to bring medical care to isolated communities along the Amazon River, March 3.

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