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Aug. 19, 2019

Chilean, US Air Forces share helicopter expertise

The 55th Rescue Squadron hosted an H-60 Subject Matter Expert Exchange between members of the U.S. Air Force and the Chilean Air Force Aug 5-9, 2019.

Aug. 19, 2019

UNITAS LX Kicks off in Rio de Janeiro

Over 3,100 Naval Forces from 13 countries kicked off UNITAS LX (60), the 60th anniversary of the annual multinational exercise, in Rio de Janeiro, Aug. 19.

Aug. 16, 2019

571st MSAS provides aviation weather capability to Panama

Panama’s Darién Gap is a 10,000 square-mile remote region of mountains, swamps and rainforests, known for attracting explorers and adventurers alike. In July 2019, 11 air advisors from the 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron descended upon the Gap as part of a mobile training team with personnel from the National Air and Naval Service, or SENAN, at Nicanor Air Base, Panama.

Aug. 15, 2019

USNS Comfort Concludes Medical Mission in Panama

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) held a closing ceremony pier side symbolizing the completion of the ship’s fourth medical mission in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, Aug. 12.

Aug. 9, 2019

Comfort Starts Providing Medical Assistance in Panama Following Opening Ceremony

Host nation government officials, partner nation representatives and senior leadership from the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) attended an opening ceremony to mark the beginning of the ship’s medical mission in Colon, Panama Aug. 7.

Aug. 5, 2019

USS Carter Hall Sets Sail for UNITAS LX

Nearly 350 Sailors and Marines serving aboard the USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) departed Joint Expeditionary Base-Little Creek today, Aug. 4, for UNITAS LX (60).

Aug. 5, 2019

U.S. Sends 60 Training Helicopters to Colombia

Fighting illegal drug trafficking is done to safeguard national security, and this fight is supported by security assistance programs executed for the Army by Security Assistance Command. USASAC has used one such program, Section 333, to transfer 60 TH-67 Training Bell Model helicopters to the Regional Helicopter Training Center in Melgar, Colombia.

Aug. 1, 2019

USS Michael Murphy Supports Maritime Interdicton Operations

PACIFIC OCEAN – While conducting routine operations in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations an MH-60R Sea Hawk, assigned to the "Easyriders" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37, embarked aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), sighted a low profile vessel on July 25.

July 31, 2019

Comfort Departs Costa Rica Following Closing Ceremony

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) held its closing ceremony at Gimnasio el Coloso de Barranca symbolizing the completion of the hospital ship’s third medical mission in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, July 27.

July 30, 2019

U.S. Army Aviation Team Completes Qualifications to Support USNS Comfort 2019

U.S. Army Helicopter pilots and crew members of Joint Task Force-Bravo completed qualifications July 18-26 to support an upcoming mission, off the coast of Punta Arenas, Costa Rica.

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