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Feb. 18, 2021

USS James E. Williams Conducts Passing Exercise with Colombian Navy

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) executed a passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Colombian Navy frigate ARC Antioquia (FM-53) Feb. 15 while operating in the Caribbean Sea.

Feb. 18, 2021

Conference of American Armies Focuses on NCO Development, COVID-19

The 34th cycle of the Conference of American Armies, or CAA, focusing on non-commissioned officer education and COVID-19 lessons learned, was held Feb. 9-11 at U.S. Army South headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston as a hybrid in-person and virtual event due to pandemic restrictions.

Feb. 18, 2021

Alameda Coast Guard cutter crews interdict three suspected smuggling vessels in Eastern Pacific; $156M worth of cocaine seized

Crews aboard two Alameda-based Coast Guard cutters interdicted three suspected drug smuggling vessels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean between Jan. 26 and Feb. 1 and seized more than 9,000 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $156 million.

Feb. 11, 2021

US 4th Fleet Commander Hosts Partner Nation Roundtable

Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, Rear Adm. Don Gabrielson hosted leadership from partner navies for a roundtable discussion, Feb. 3.

Feb. 10, 2021

Brazilian, U.S. military leaders emphasize partnerships at JRTC

Senior U.S. military leaders including Adm. Craig S. Faller, U.S. Southern Command commander, Gen. Michael X. Garrett, U.S. Army Forces Command commander, Maj. Gen. Daniel R. Walrath, U.S. Army South commander, and Maj. Gen. Christopher Donahue, 82nd Airborne Division commander, met senior Brazilian military leaders Feb. 1-2 at the Joint Readiness Training Center and conducted key leader engagements marking the significance of the bilateral training exercise.

Feb. 9, 2021

Atlantic Area-based Coast Guard Cutters Offload More Than $330 Million Worth of Illegal Narcotics

Two Coast Guard Atlantic Area-based cutters offloaded more than $330 million worth of illegal narcotics, Thursday and Monday, at Port Everglades, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Feb. 2, 2021

Coast Guard, Navy Offload $211 Million Worth of Cocaine, Marijuana in San Diego

Coast Guard and Navy personnel offloaded approximately 11,400 pounds of cocaine and 9,000 pounds of marijuana Monday, amounting to more than $211 million from seizures in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

Feb. 1, 2021

Panamanian and US forces conclude humanitarian exercise Mercury

Joint Task Force Bravo, United States Southern Command, the Panamanian National Aeronaval Service (Senan) and National Border Service (Senafront) held a closing ceremony for humanitarian exercise “Mercury” today.

Jan. 31, 2021

USS Gabrielle Giffords Returns from Rotational Deployment

Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) returned to its homeport of Naval Base San Diego, January 31.

Jan. 22, 2021

USS Freedom Completes Trilateral Exercise With El Salvador, Guatemala

(EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN) The Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) executed a passing exercise (PASSEX) with its naval counterparts from El Salvador and Guatemala, Jan. 21.

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