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July 16, 2019

SCANG participates in Colombian Air Show and Key Leader Engagement

More than 60 U.S. Airmen and four F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 169th Fighter Wing, McEntire Joint National Guard Base, Columbia, South Carolina, participated in the Feria Aeronáutica Internacional Rionegro (F-AIR) in Rionegro, Colombia, July 11-14 as part of the National Guard’s State Partnership Program (SPP). In addition, following the airshow, the SCANG will take part in a joint exercise with the Colombian Air Force known as Relampago 4.

July 16, 2019

U.S. Army South Welcomes New Commander

Adm. Craig Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, presided over the ceremony in which Maj. Gen. Mark R. Stammer relinquished command to Maj. Gen. Daniel R. Walrath.

July 15, 2019

U.S., Honduran health services battle disease in Honduran mountain community

Joint Task Force Bravo in concurrence with the Honduran Ministry of Health conducted a medical investigation into a possible disease outbreak, July 9 and 10, at La Libertad in the district of Comayagua, Honduras.

July 11, 2019

Southcom Chief Stresses Need for Partnerships, Security Cooperation

External states are working hard to get a foothold in South America, and they want to exert even greater influence there than they already do. Strong partnerships are the way to counter that effort, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said in a Senate hearing.

July 10, 2019

WVARNG conducts knowledge exchange with Peru's army, police

Members of the West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG) conducted hands-on aeromedical evacuation (MEDEVAC) operations training for medical experts of the Peruvian Armed Forces the first week of July in Lima.

July 8, 2019

USNS Comfort Arrives in Peru to Provide Medical Assistance

Hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Callao, Peru, for the second mission stop of its 2019 deployment, July 8. U.S. service members and medical professionals will work alongside international partner and host nation medical professionals to provide much-needed medical assistance in communities with urgent health care needs, including local populations and vulnerable Venezuelans who have fled to Peru from the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.

July 8, 2019

U.S. Military Medical Team Provides Care in Guatemala

CHIANTLA, Guatemala- Men, women, young children and elderly citizens all lined up at 4 a.m. outside of gymnasium doors to received medical services. Medical Readiness Training Exercise is a multi-day medical event that offers general health evaluation, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy and preventive medicine as part of annual exercise Beyond the Horizon 2019. 

July 8, 2019

U.S. & Chilean Navies Partner for Teamwork South 2019

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet (USNAVSO/FOURTHFLT) and Chilean maritime forces partner for exercise Teamwork South 2019 off the Chilean coast July 5. 

July 5, 2019

US 4th Fleet & Partner Nations Complete the Pacific Phase of UNITAS LX

VALPARAISO, Chile (NNS) – Since arriving in Chile, more than 1,700 personnel from 13 nations have collaborated and participated in UNITAS, the world’s longest running multinational maritime exercise, from June 24 – July 3.

July 5, 2019

Comfort Completes First Medical Mission of 2019 Deployment in Manta

During Comfort’s six-day medical mission in Manta, 320 medical professionals of the United States Navy and seven partner nations provided care for 7,799 patients and performed more than 120 surgeries aboard the ship.

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