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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.

March 29, 2017

Coast Guard offloads approximately 16 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

The Coast Guard Cutter James crew offloaded approximately 16 tons of cocaine Tuesday in Port Everglades worth an estimated $420 million wholesale seized in international waters off the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

March 28, 2017

Air advisors, Colombian military accomplish joint training effort

The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron alongside Airmen from five other squadrons spent three weeks Building Partner Capacity with the Colombian Air Force in air operation, aeromedical evacuation, propeller balance, zodiac rigging and medical intelligence courses.

March 28, 2017

Duke Univ. Forum: SOUTHCOM Commander Shares Perspectives on Security in Latin America, Caribbean

VIDEO: Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, along with retired Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, the previous Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discussed security issues in Latin America and the Caribbean during a forum at Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy.

March 27, 2017

Continuing Promise 2017 Begins Operations in Colombia

U.S. military and embassy personnel along with Colombian service members, police, government officials, and local residents attended the opening ceremony for Continuing Promise 2017’s (CP-17) visit to Mayapo, Colombia, at the mission’s medical site March 23.

March 27, 2017

Collaboration and Wealth of Experience Brought Together in Key West with CBSI’s Technical Assistance Field Team

When it comes to combating transnational criminal organizations in the Caribbean and securing America’s borders, the cooperation with partner nations in the region continues to thrive. This relationship was tangible as representatives from Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Kitts and Nevis, Bahamas, and the United States gathered at U.S. Coast Guard Sector Key West, Florida, to exchange ideas, best practices and maintenance concepts for short range patrol craft and coastal security boats.

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