July 18, 2024

Russia, China Vying for Influence in Southern Hemisphere With U.S.

Russian warships have been making port visits to Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, and 22 nations in the U.S. Southern Command's area of responsibility have signed on to China's Belt and Road Initiative, the Southcom commander said.

July 16, 2024

USNS Burlington Arrives in Limón, Costa Rica, for Continuing Promise 2024 Deployment

LIMÓN, Costa Rica (July 16, 2024) - USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10), an expeditionary fast transport ship, arrived in Limon, Costa Rica, July 16, 2024 as part of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet’s Continuing Promise 2024.

July 15, 2024

USNS Burlington Departs Kingston, Jamaica for Continuing Promise 2024 Deployment

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- U.S. Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10) departed from Kingston, Jamaica, July 13, 2024 after a five-day visit as part of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet's Continuing Promise 2024 (CP24).

July 12, 2024

Army civilian honored by South Florida Federal Executive Board

Army Gen. Laura J. Richardson, Commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), and Marine Command Sgt. Maj. Rafael Rodriguez, recognized U.S. Army civilian Eric Lightfoot for being awarded the 59th annual South Florida Federal Executive Board’s Federal Employee of the Year award. 

July 12, 2024

Continuing Promise 2024 Holds Ceremony for Official Transfer of Donations

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet's Continuing Promise 2024 mission held a ceremony in front of the Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10) commemorating the official transfer of medical supplies and hurricane relief donations from the mission on behalf of several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to the government of Jamaica. This ceremony was done in conjunction with the U.S. Embassy, Jamaica and held at Kingston Wharves.

July 4, 2024

USNS Burlington Departs for Continuing Promise 2024 Deployment

The U.S. Navy Spearhead-class fast transport ship, USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10), departed from Naval Station Mayport for Latin America and the Caribbean in support of Continuing Promise 2024.

July 3, 2024

Over 475 La Paz community members receive medical care

Service members assigned to Army Forces Command, Joint Task Force-Bravo, conducted a Medical Readiness Training Exercise with Honduran Air Force medical professionals and security personnel, Red Cross, Ministry of Health, Honduran National Police, Building Minds School’s volunteer translators and local municipality representatives at La Paz, Honduras, July 1-2, 2024. 

June 20, 2024

Gen. Richardson Meets With President, Senior Officials During Visit to Honduras

U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, visited Honduras June 17-18 and met with Honduran President Xiomara Castro and other senior officials to discuss continued bilateral cooperation. Richardson's visit to Honduras was her fifth as SOUTHCOM commander. The trip included a visit to Joint Task Force-Bravo to preside over the task force's change of command ceremony.

June 18, 2024

Joint Task Force-Bravo's 43rd Commander assumes command

U.S. Army Col. Daniel Alder assumes command of Joint Task Force-Bravo during a change of command ceremony becoming the 43rd commander of JTF-Bravo at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, June 18, 2024. 

June 14, 2024

Multinational CENTAM Guardian 24 Exercise Completed

CENTAM Guardian Phase II concludes after two weeks with a closing ceremony at Costa Rica’s National Fire Academy, San Jose, Costa Rica, June 14, 2024.