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Aug. 18, 2016

South America Defense Conference Examines Military’s Role

Military leaders from South America, the U.S. and Canada met in Montevideo, Uruguay, to discuss global peacekeeping operations, transregional threat networks and the integration of women in military service during an annual defense conference.

Aug. 18, 2016

JTF-Bravo K9s take to the sky

Joint Task Force-Bravo has been a consistent presence in the Central American region since 1984, and is known by many for its helicopter support for humanitarian aid, disaster relief and counter-transnational organized crime operations and its medical readiness exercises; however, the scope of capabilities here go well beyond those primary missions.

Aug. 18, 2016

Army South, partner nations wrap up PANAMAX 2016

U.S. Army South wrapped up Fuerzas Aliadas PANAMAX 2016, an annual U.S. Southern Command-sponsored multi-national exercise focused on ensuring the security of the Panama Canal and the surrounding region Aug. 4 at Fort Sam Houston.

Aug. 18, 2016

Army South, partner nations wrap up PANAMAX 2016

U.S. Army South wrapped up Fuerzas Aliadas PANAMAX 2016, an annual U.S. Southern Command-sponsored multi-national exercise focused on ensuring the security of the Panama Canal and the surrounding region Aug. 4 at Fort Sam Houston.

Aug. 11, 2016

Every move counts for JTF-Bravo’s Mobile Surgical Team

The Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element's Mobile Surgical Team completed 11 surgeries at the Dr. Salvador Paredes Hospital in Trujillo, Honduras from July 27-29.

Aug. 8, 2016

Merging Civil Affairs and Medical Exercises for long-term success

Soldiers under the command of Joint Task Force Bravo (JTF-B), Medical Element (MEDEL), executed a medical readiness training exercise for the first time in the village of La Boveda, Trujillo July 28-29, 2016, serving a total of 1,072 patients of all ages during the two-day event that involved key leaders from both JTF-Bravo and Honduras.

Aug. 3, 2016

1-228th AVN, SOCSOUTH enhance Belizean CTOC capabilities

Joint Task Force-Bravo’s 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment deployed UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters to conduct a variety of training scenarios throughout the Belize District with members of the Belize Special Assignment Group and Belize Coast Guard -- who were supported by members of Special Operations Command South -- July 18 through 21.

Aug. 2, 2016

USS Shamal assists in five illicit trafficking interdictions that resulted in seizure of 1.4 kilos of cocaine

MAYPORT, Fla. (Aug. 02, 2016) – The Cyclone-class Patrol Coastal USS Shamal (PC 13) returns to homeport U.S. Naval Station Mayport after a 62-day deployment to the 4th Fleet area of responsibility.

July 14, 2016

Southcom Commander Outlines Latin America Strategy

Latin America's challenges has global impact so strategies for the region cannot take place in isolation, Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, said.

July 8, 2016

Logistics team boosts medical versatility of New Horizons 2016

Adapt and overcome is more than a catch phrase for two 59th Medical Wing warrior medics. Their ingenuity recently expanded surgical capabilities during New Horizons 2016 in the Dominican Republic.

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