Sept. 22, 2023

NAMRU SOUTH Hosts Students for Military Tropical Medicine Field Exercise in Peru

This past Summer, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) SOUTH welcomed nine U.S. military students to a field exercise in Peru for the Military Tropical Medicine (MTM) course.

Sept. 22, 2023

Women, Peace, and Security Symposium Held in St. George’s, Grenada

ST. GEORGES, Grenada -- U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) held a Women, Peace and Security Symposium (WPS), Sept. 18-21, as part of Continuing Promise 2023 on board the USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10) and at Grenada's National Cricket Stadium in St. George's, Grenada.

Sept. 21, 2023

Coast Guard offloads more than $160 million in illegal narcotics

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Confidence offloaded more than 12,100 pounds of cocaine worth more than $160 million in Miami, Tuesday. Coast Guard and partner agency crews interdicted the illegal drugs during nine separate cases in the international waters of the Caribbean Sea.  

Sept. 19, 2023

Hokanson: Panama a Global Crossroads, Key Security Cooperation Partner

The Republic of Panama is a bridge that connects the Americas. Its renowned canal is one of the most strategic waterways in the world. It also is a key security cooperation partner for the United States, the National Guard’s top general said during a recent visit to the country.

Sept. 17, 2023

In Colombia, Hokanson Highlights Security Cooperation Partnerships

Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson joined regional defense leaders at U.S. Southern Command’s South American Defense Conference 2023 recently, highlighting the role of the Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program in security cooperation.

Sept. 15, 2023

NAMRU SOUTH Hosts Gen. Richardson for Tour of Research Facilities

U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) SOUTH hosted a tour for Gen. Laura Richardson, commander, U.S. Southern Command, on Sept. 15.

Sept. 15, 2023

Gen. Richardson Meets with Senior Leaders in Peru

The commander of the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), Army Gen. Laura Richardson, visited Peru from Sept. 13 – 15 and met with senior government and military leaders to discuss the longstanding U.S.-Peru defense partnership.

Sept. 14, 2023

Saildrones Set Sail in Support of U.S. 4th Fleet’s Operation Windward Stack

KEY WEST, Florida -- Commercial operators began deploying 10 Saildrone Voyager Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs) out to sea today, a critical first step in U.S. 4th Fleet's Operation Windward Stack.

Sept. 10, 2023

Continuing Promise 2023 Concludes in Trinidad and Tobago

The Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship, USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10), completed its third stop in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago Sept. 10, 2023 in support of the Continuing Promise 2023 (CP23) mission.

Sept. 6, 2023

Sgt. Major Rafael Rodriguez assumes duties as U.S. Southern Command’s Senior Enlisted Leader

U.S. Marine Sgt. Major Rafael Rodriguez assumed duties as SOUTHCOM’s Senior Enlisted Leader on September 6, 2023, relieving outgoing U.S. Army Command Sgt. Major Benjamin Jones, during a change of responsibility ceremony at the command’s headquarters.