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April 12, 2017

Continuing Promise 2017 Mission Concludes Final Mission Stop in Popoya Playa

POPOYA PLAYA, Colombia (NNS) -- The Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17) mission made its last mission stop at the Popoya Playa School, from March 25-29, where personnel deployed in support of CP-17 conducted an array of different activities such as infrastructure enhancement, nutrition classes and preventative health tips.

April 11, 2017

La Paz, Comayagua Police force receives training

To further strengthen the knowledge of the local police forces, 115 members of the National Police force Comayagua and La Paz participated in a Subject matter Exchange with Joint Security Forces personnel from Joint Task Force-Bravo, stationed at Soto Cano Air Base in Palmerola, Comayagua.

April 7, 2017

Navy Deploys P-8A Poseidon Aircraft to Search for Missing Republic of Korea Crew

The U.S. Navy deployed a Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime aircraft to Galeão Air Force Base in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Apr. 6 to search for members assigned to a missing Republic of Korea vessel.

April 6, 2017

U.S. Wants to Remain 'Partner of Choice' in Latin America

The United States wants to remain the "partner of choice" in Latin America by providing better options than other entities in the region, Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, said in an interview with DoD News.

April 6, 2017

Southcom Chief: Command Focuses on Countering Threat Networks

Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, discussed issues from countering international threat networks to providing better barracks for service members assigned at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during a Pentagon news conference.

April 6, 2017

Air Force C-130 Aircraft Deploy to Peru for Flood-Relief Mission

At the request of the Peruvian government, two U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, flew to Lima, Peru, to support ongoing U.S. disaster assistance to communities devastated by floods resulting from torrential rainfall in the country’s northern region.

April 6, 2017

Northcom, Southcom Work with Partners to Defend the Homeland

The men and women of U.S. Northern Command and U.S. Southern Command are ready to defend the United States against adversaries and work with a range of partners to safeguard the homeland, the commands’ commanders told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

April 4, 2017

Colombian ambassador visits IAAFA

The school house teaches a range of courses, including topics like aircraft maintenance, ground defense, search-and-rescue planning, cyber security, antiterrorism and becoming an instructor or pilot. There are more than 30 different courses available all together, all taught in Spanish.

April 3, 2017

Coast Guard Cutter James crew returns home following 60-day inaugural patrol, seizes more than five tons of cocaine

During its maiden voyage, James’ crew contributed to the interdiction of 12 drug-smuggling vessels, detainment and subsequent arrest of 22 suspected drug smugglers and were responsible for the seizure of more than five tons of cocaine bound for the United States.

April 3, 2017

Coast Guard offloads approximately 12,000 lbs of cocaine from Eastern Pacific interdictions

The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Stratton offloaded approximately six tons of cocaine in San Diego, March 31.

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