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Aug. 23, 2019

Exercise New Horizons 2019 concludes in Guyana

The New Horizons exercise 2019 came to an end with a closing ceremony at the Blueberry Hill community center in Linden, Guyana, August 22, 2019.

Aug. 22, 2019

Brazil, U.S. Co-host South American Defense Conference

Brazil’s Armed Forces and U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) co-hosted the South American Defense Conference (SOUTHDEC) Aug. 20-22, 2019, in Natal, a coastal city in northeast Brazil.

Aug. 20, 2019

Central American firefighters sharing operational knowledge with U.S. counterparts

The Joint Task Force-Bravo’s 612th Air Base Squadron will be hosting a multinational firefighting exercise at Soto Cano Air Base, August 19-23, with the participation of 25 firefighters from Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Costa Rica.

Aug. 20, 2019

Comfort Arrives in Colombia to Provide Medical Assistance

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Colombia for its fifth medical mission in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, Aug. 18.

Aug. 19, 2019

Joining forces maintain operability, provide medical care

Soldiers with the U.S. Army Reserve assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo conducted a Medical Readiness Training Exercise with Honduran military counterparts in the Atlántida department, Honduras, to provide basic medical services at local schools in the Frutera, Saladito and Boca del Toro villages, August 6 – 8.

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.

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