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Oct. 7, 2019

Comfort Arrives in St. Kitts and Nevis to Provide Medical Assistance

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, for its ninth medical mission stop in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, Oct. 3.

Oct. 6, 2019

Southcom Commander: Foreign Powers Pose Security Concerns

In South and Central America, four foreign powers are operating with differing involvement across all elements of national power, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said.At a Defense Writers Group event in Washington today, Navy Adm. Craig S. Faller said he's seen Russia, China, Iran and Cuba operating in varying capacities in Southcom's area

Oct. 1, 2019

SOCSOUTH, Guatemalan Female Engagement Platoon Exchange Information

Special Operations Command South participated in an information exchange seminar focusing on women integration and equality in Coban, Guatemala, at the Centro de Entrenamiento de Operadores de Paz (CREOMPAZ), which translates to ‘Training Center for Peace Operators,’ Sept. 24, 2019.

Sept. 27, 2019

Comfort Arrives in Saint Lucia to Provide Medical Assistance

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Castries, Saint Lucia, for its eighth medical mission stop in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, Sept. 23.

Sept. 25, 2019

Marine Task Force Joins Colombia in Humanitarian Assistance Training

Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Southern Command and the Infantería de Marina de Colombia will kick off a week of Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief (HA/DR) rehearsals and Subject Matter Expert Exchanges (SMEEs), in Coveñas, Colombia, September 30.

Sept. 24, 2019

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant Interdicts Self-Propelled Semi-Submersible in the Eastern Pacific

The Coast Guard Cutter Valiant's crew interdicted the self-propelled semi-submersible in international waters carrying approximately 12,000 pounds of cocaine, worth over $165 million and apprehended four suspected drug smugglers.

Sept. 23, 2019

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca offloads more than 12,000 pounds of cocaine in Miami

The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca (WMEC-906) crew offloaded more than 12,000 pounds of cocaine Friday at Coast Guard Sector Miami. The drugs were interdicted in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, including contraband seized and recovered in more than five interdictions of suspected drug smuggling vessels by U.S. Coast Guard cutters.

Sept. 23, 2019

Comfort Strengthens Partnership with Grenada Following Successful Medical Mission

During Comfort’s six-day medical mission in St. George’s, 800 medical professionals of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, and U.S. Public Health Service alongside eight partner nations, provided care for 5,060 patients at two separate shore-based medical sites and performed 96 surgeries aboard the ship.

Sept. 18, 2019

California Marines heading to Central and South America on Amphibious Ship

Approximately 200 U.S. Marines and Sailors will embark on a U.S. Navy amphibious ship heading to Central and South America for the month of October. Marines and Sailors from across I Marine Expeditionary Force will participate in various humanitarian assistance and disaster relief-focused events in Central and South America.

Sept. 16, 2019

USNS Comfort Completes Medical Mission in Trinidad and Tobago

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed Trinidad and Tobago Sept. 11, following a six-day medical mission.

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