Nov. 5, 2020

Women, Security, Peace Initiative Militarily Effective

The women, peace and security initiative is not only the right thing to do, but it is militarily effective, DOD officials said on the 20th anniversary of the passage of the landmark United Nations Security Council resolution.

Nov. 4, 2020

USS Gabrielle Giffords Aids in 4th Fleet Drug Seizures, Replenishment at Sea, International Exercise, More

The Independence Class Littoral Combat Ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) is conducting enhanced counter-narcotics operations in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations (AOO), and has seen great success since arriving on station in October.

Nov. 3, 2020

U.S. Navy Joins Regional Allies in Ecuador for 61st UNITAS Exercise

Naval forces from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, and the United States commenced UNITAS LXI, an annual multinational exercise, Nov. 2 in Manta, Ecuador.

Oct. 29, 2020

USS Halsey Returns Home From Seven-Month Deployment

Guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) returned to its homeport, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, today, following a seven-month deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet and U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

Oct. 29, 2020

SOUTHCOM Hosts U.S.-Chile Space Engagement Talks with U.S. SPACECOM and U.S. Space Force

U.S. Southern Command hosted U.S.-Chile Space Engagement Talks with U.S. military and Chilean representatives during separate virtual sessions Oct. 28-29.

Oct. 29, 2020

USS William P. Lawrence, Brazil Unite for Training Exercise in Caribbean

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) and BNS Brasil (U 27) executed a passing exercise (PASSEX) in the Caribbean Sea, Oct. 28.

Oct. 28, 2020

Medical professionals from BAMC, Argentine Army discuss COVID best practices

Brooke Army Medical Center and Argentine Army’s Central Military Medical Hospital medical professionals did not let 5,600 miles of separation keep them from discussing best practices against COVID-19 on Oct. 21.

Oct. 28, 2020

SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Central America

Adm. Craig Faller visited Central America Oct. 19 – 23 to meet with leaders in Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Costa Rica to discuss continued security cooperation and counter narcotics support.

Oct. 26, 2020

Annual U.S.-Brazil army-to-army staff talks secure readiness, friendship

The U.S. Army has engaged in annual bilateral staff talks with the Brazilian Army beginning in 1984. This meeting marks the 36th time the two armies have met for staff talks.

Oct. 26, 2020

Partnership and trust, SOUTHCOM commander visits Soto Cano AB

Admiral Craig Faller, SOUTHCOM commander, took some time during a regional visit across Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Costa Rica to address the men and women of JTF-Bravo and remind them why their presence in this region matters.

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