Aug. 19, 2021

USS Arlington Departs Norfolk for Haiti Disaster Relief Mission

NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, Va. - The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) departed Naval Station Norfolk to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to Haiti in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) led mission, Aug. 17.

Aug. 18, 2021

Puerto Rico National Guard supports U.S. humanitarian mission in Haiti

Puerto Rico National Guard Citizen-Soldiers and helicopters deployed to Haiti Tuesday night as part of U.S. relief efforts at the request of USAID, after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake devastated the southwest area of the country, causing more than 1,940 deaths and leaving at least 10,000 people injured as well as the collapse of vital infrastructure, according to news reports.

Aug. 18, 2021

Southern Command Chief Says Speed, Effort Needed to Save Haitian Lives

Within 24 hours of a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hitting Haiti, U.S. Southern Command had teams on the ground assessing damage and saving lives.

Aug. 18, 2021

Special Tactics Airmen Augment Haiti Earthquake Humanitarian Relief Efforts

Special Tactics Airmen assigned to the 24th Special Operations Wing are currently responding to a request to augment humanitarian aid efforts in Haiti following a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on Aug. 14.

Aug. 17, 2021

JTF-Bravo assets arrive at forward operating location for USSOUTHCOM disaster assistance to Haiti

Two U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook and two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters with the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, Joint Task Force-Bravo, based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, arrived at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in support of disaster relief operations for Haiti, August 16.

Aug. 17, 2021

U.S. Southern Command Speeds to Aid Haitians

A U.S. Southern Command joint task force has already begun working to aid the people of Haiti, which was recently hit by a devastating earthquake and is now being flooded by a tropical storm.

Aug. 17, 2021

LRAFB crews support USSOUTHCOM disaster assistance to Haiti

A team of 14 military personnel assigned to a U.S. Southern Command Situational Awareness Team arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Aug. 15, where they will work with U.S. government diplomatic and disaster-assistance personnel assessing the situation in areas impacted by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, Aug. 14.

Aug. 16, 2021

JTF-Bravo Deploys Assets in Support of U.S. Disaster Assistance to Haiti

At the request of U.S. Southern Command, service members assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo, Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, will deploy to Haiti in support of relief efforts and deliver critical supplies to the people of Haiti who were affected by the recent earthquake on Aug. 14, 2021. 

Aug. 13, 2021

SOUTHCOM Commander Strengthens Partnerships During Visits to Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados

U.S. Navy Adm. Craig S. Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, visited Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados Aug. 10-13 to meet with leaders and regional organizations to discuss continued partnership in efforts to counter security threats and strengthen regional humanitarian and disaster response.

Aug. 3, 2021

Army South develops medical evacuation rehearsals with Colombian combat medics

U.S. Army South personnel and 82nd Airborne Division medics joined Colombian military partners to conduct medical evacuation rehearsals July 24, preceding a combined Dynamic Force Employment airborne exercise at Tolemaida Air Base, Colombia.

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