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July 24, 2019

U.S. Service Members Converge in Costa Rica for a Trilateral Leadership Exchange

United States Noncommissioned officers (NCO) from the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC), two U.S. Marines from U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South (MARFORSOUTH), and one U.S. soldier from the New Mexico National Guard State Partnership Program, converged in Costa Rica for a five day trilateral workshop to enhance NCO Core competencies and best practices for NCO corps and leadership development.

July 22, 2019

U.S. Navy Supports Medical Readiness in Colombia

The Southern Partnership Station (SPS) 2019 Medical Engagement Team (MET) conducted subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) with Colombian partners, June 17-July 19.

July 22, 2019

U.S. Navy Promotes Dive Capabilities in Colombia

U.S. Navy divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 Company 2-2 conducted subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) with Colombian partners, July 9-August 2, as part of Southern Partnership Station (SPS) 2019.

July 17, 2019

New Horizons 19 MEDRETE: Medical providers treat 9,575 Guyanese patients

The Medical Readiness Training Exercise team for New Horizons exercise 2019 saw their final patient July 12, 2019 in Linden, Guyana at the Egbert Benjamin Expedition and Conference Centre.

July 17, 2019

Comfort Deployment 2019 Completes Medical Mission in Peru

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) completed its medical mission in Peru, the second of twelve stops in Central America, South America and the Caribbean during a closing ceremony, July 14.

July 16, 2019

SCANG participates in Colombian Air Show and Key Leader Engagement

More than 60 U.S. Airmen and four F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 169th Fighter Wing, McEntire Joint National Guard Base, Columbia, South Carolina, participated in the Feria Aeronáutica Internacional Rionegro (F-AIR) in Rionegro, Colombia, July 11-14 as part of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program (SPP). In addition, following the airshow, the SCANG will take part in a joint exercise with the Colombian Air Force known as Relampago 4.

July 16, 2019

U.S. Army South Welcomes New Commander

Adm. Craig Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, presided over the ceremony in which Maj. Gen. Mark R. Stammer relinquished command to Maj. Gen. Daniel R. Walrath.

July 15, 2019

U.S., Honduran health services battle disease in Honduran mountain community

Joint Task Force Bravo in concurrence with the Honduran Ministry of Health conducted a medical investigation into a possible disease outbreak, July 9 and 10, at La Libertad in the district of Comayagua, Honduras.

July 11, 2019

Southcom Chief Stresses Need for Partnerships, Security Cooperation

External states are working hard to get a foothold in South America, and they want to exert even greater influence there than they already do. Strong partnerships are the way to counter that effort, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said in a Senate hearing.

July 10, 2019

WVARNG conducts knowledge exchange with Peru's army, police

Members of the West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG) conducted hands-on aeromedical evacuation (MEDEVAC) operations training for medical experts of the Peruvian Armed Forces the first week of July in Lima.

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