Aug. 17, 2020

USS Pinckney Arrives in Manta

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) completed a port visit in Manta, Ecuador for fuel, August 15-16.

Aug. 17, 2020

Brazilian Officer Named TRADOC Instructor of the Year

WHINSEC former partner nation instructor, Brazilian Marine Corps Lieutenant Commander (Major) Dias, (2018-2020) School of Leadership and Tactics (SLT), Chief of the Tactics Division, was named TRADOC Instructor of the Year, in the Officer category.

Aug. 13, 2020

Southcom Chief: Venezuela's Maduro at Center of 'Vicious Circle of Threats'

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro continues to serve as a threat to the democratic freedom in neighboring nations in South America, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said.

Aug. 13, 2020

SOUTHCOM Hosts New U.S. Space Force 'U.S.-Brazil Space Engagement Talks'

U.S. Southern Command hosted the newly established U.S. Space Force and Brazilian counterparts for virtual U.S.-Brazil Space Engagement Talks.  Not only is this the first senior space flag officer event between the U.S. and Brazil, but it is the first such event for the U.S. Space Force.  

Aug. 12, 2020

JTF-Bravo donates COVID-19 supplies for municipalities in La Paz, Comayagua

Joint Task Force-Bravo donated personal protective equipment and medications, through U.S. Southern Command’s Humanitarian Assistance Program to support the municipalities of Villa de San Antonio, La Paz, Ajuterique and Lejamani.

Aug. 11, 2020

USS Pinckney Interdicts $4.5 Million in Cocaine

The Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) team seized over 120 kilograms of suspected cocaine July 24.

Aug. 10, 2020

U.S. Marine Corps Forces South Welcomes New Commander

The commander of Marine Corps Forces, South Maj. Gen. Michael F. Fahey III relinquished command to Brig. Gen. Phillip N. Frietze during a change of command ceremony August 7 at U.S. Army Garrison-Miami in Miami, Florida.

Aug. 6, 2020

Coast Guard Cutter Legare offloads nearly 5,000 lbs. of cocaine, marijuana in Miami

Coast Guard Cutter Legare's (WMEC 912) crew offloaded nearly 5,000 pounds of interdicted contraband, worth an estimated $25.7 million, Wednesday, at Port Everglades.

Aug. 5, 2020

Coast Guard seizes 1,395 lbs of cocaine from smuggling vessel off Central American coast

The Coast Guard seized approximately 1,395 pounds of cocaine in late-July with an estimated value of $24 million from a go-fast vessel in international waters of the Pacific Ocean off Central America.

Aug. 5, 2020

Mobility Airmen Transport Humanitarian Aid to Nicaragua

The Denton Program is an unfunded government program that allows non-government organizations to donate humanitarian aid for movement by the U.S. Air Force on training missions.

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