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Jan. 29, 2019

Costa Rica's Minister of Public Security Visits SOUTHCOM

MIAMI (Jan. 28, 2019) – Costa Rica's Minister of Public Security Michael Soto Rojas visited the headquarters of U.S. Southern Command and met with SOUTHCOM commander, Navy Adm. Craig Faller, Jan. 28.

Jan. 25, 2019

SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Central America, Discusses Regional Security Cooperation

U.S. Navy Adm. Craig S. Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, wrapped up a week-long visit to Central America today where he met with regional leaders to discuss security cooperation and express the command’s continued commitment to enduring partnerships with regional security forces.

Jan. 17, 2019

U.S. Army helps protect Pan-American Highway in OP Darien Lift

The 1-228th Avn Regt Chinook crews provided air transportation assistance from Jan. 4-12 for the first phase of the operation, named Darien Lift.

Jan. 14, 2019

Admiral Faller emphasizes to USSOUTHCOM’s air component that teams win

Faller recently took command of the U.S. Southern Command, which is responsible for all Department of Defense security cooperation in the 45 nations and territories of Central and South America and the Caribbean Sea. The visit was meant to integrate and familiarize him with 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern), the air and space component to USSOUTHCOM.

Jan. 10, 2019

WHINSEC leads Interagency Crisis Action Planning course in Honduras

Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC) instructors partnered with representatives from Joint Task Force-Bravo and Honduran contingency organizations for an Interagency Crisis Action Planning course in Tegucigalpa, Dec. 10 - 14, 2018.

Jan. 9, 2019

Reservists deliver humanitarian aid to Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA – Reservists from the 315th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston delivered nearly 8,000 pounds of humanitarian aid to Guatemala City yesterday. The mission, part of a standard C-17 Globemaster III aircraft training mission, delivered the donated supplies consisting of firefighting and rescue equipment to the people of Guatemala.

Dec. 21, 2018

Technicians Assisting Caribbean Receive Secretary of Defense Maintenance Award

The Department of Defense presented the U.S. Southern Command-based Caribbean Basin Security Initiative Technical Assistance Field Team (CBSI-TAFT) with the 2018 Secretary of Defense Award for Excellence in Maintenance Training, Advice, and Assistance of Foreign Security Forces Operational during a ceremony in Tampa, Fla. Dec. 18.

Dec. 19, 2018

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Returns to Norfolk After Completing Mission in South and Central America

NORFOLK, Virginia – The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) pulled into Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, Dec. 18, after completing its deployment to South and Central America.

Dec. 19, 2018

SOUTHCOM Hosts 2nd Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief Workshop

MIAMI – More than 70 delegates representing 17 nations met here Dec. 11-13 to focus on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief issues affecting Latin America and the Caribbean.

Dec. 12, 2018

JTF-B representatives attend Artillery Day

Joint Task Force-Bravo representatives assigned to the Army Forces Battalion attended Artillery Day with their Honduran counterparts at Zambrano, Dec. 4.

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