Nov. 6, 2023

New York National Guard Medics Attend Brazilian Jungle Course

Four New York Army National Guard combat medics assigned to the 466th Medical Company, Area Support (MCAS), completed a Brazilian jungle familiarization and academics course with U.S. Army South, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), 7th Special Forces Group and 1st Security Forces Assistance Brigade Soldiers Nov. 1-4.

Nov. 1, 2023

Guardsmen Head to Brazil for Southern Vanguard 24

New York guardsmen and Brazilian troops are participating in Southern Vanguard, an exercise to designed to increase interoperability and share knowledge, in Brazil.

Oct. 30, 2023

Coast Guard offloads nearly $500 million in illegal narcotics at Port Everglades

The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James offloaded more than 33,200 pounds of cocaine and 12,400 pounds of marijuana worth approximately $448 million in Port Everglades, Oct. 26.

Oct. 30, 2023

JTF-Bravo Engineers test eBee TAC Survey Drone

Joint Task Force-Bravo J-7 Engineers hosted a eBee Tactical Survey Drone training event in Humuya, Honduras, Oct. 24, 2023. This training highlighted the vehicle's capabilities and limitations in a humanitarian aid or disaster response.

Oct. 25, 2023

1-228 conducts overwater hoist training in Honduras

U.S. Army soldiers assigned to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, conducted overwater hoist and water rescue operations training at Yojoa Lake, Honduras, Oct. 12, 2023. This training reinforced the company's ability to provide humanitarian aid and disaster relief response efforts in a water-based scenario.

Oct. 24, 2023

SOUTHCOM supports local Honduran students

12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) commander, Maj. Gen. Evan Pettus, joined top representatives from the Honduras Ministry of Education to inaugurate the expansion of a school dining facility in Comayagua, Honduras, on Aug. 4.

Oct. 20, 2023

Hybrid Fleet Campaign Event Evaluates Technology For Future Operations

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet demonstrated unmanned air and surface capabilities from expeditionary fast transport USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10) during the command’s Hybrid Fleet Campaign Event (HFCE) in Key West Oct. 4-13, 2023.

Oct. 19, 2023

Coast Guard Cutter crews conduct first high-seas boardings off the coast of Peru, under new SPRFMO measure

The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Alder, Terrell Horne and an HC-130 Hercules aircraft recently completed the first high-seas boardings and inspections, in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, under a newly adopted conservation and management measure to monitor and inspect fishing and transshipment operations at-sea in the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organization (SPRFMO) Convention Area.

Oct. 18, 2023

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returns home after $30 million drug seizure

During a recent patrol, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Valiant (WMEC 621) interdicted a go-fast vessel with over 97 pounds of cocaine and assisted the Royal Netherlands Navy patrol vessel HNLMS Groningen (P843) with two additional interdictions. Overall, Valiant seized or assisted in the seizure of more than $30 million in illegal narcotics.

Oct. 16, 2023

Southcom Aims to Create Maintenance Partnerships With South American Nations

As part of the Theater Maintenance Partnership Initiative, U.S. Southern Command will help partner nations in South America better maintain equipment purchased from the U.S.