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Sept. 18, 2020

Coast Guard Offloads $216 million of Cocaine, Marijuana

The Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane (WMEC 903) crew offloaded approximately 12,100 pounds of cocaine and approximately 5,759 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $216 million, Thursday, in Port Everglades.

Sept. 11, 2020

Coast Guard Crew Offloads More Than 26,000 Pounds of Cocaine, Marijuana Worth $390 Million in San Diego

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750) offloaded more than 26,000 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego, Thursday. The drugs, worth an estimated $390 million, were seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. They represent 13 suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America between late May and late August.

Sept. 10, 2020

Joint Task Force-Bravo’s Headquarters Support Company Gives Back

U.S. servicemembers from the Army Forces Battalion Headquarters Support Company at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, delivered charitable donations to the Horizontes al Futuro Orphanage in Comayagua Honduras, Sept. 5, 2020.

Sept. 8, 2020

Task force Marines increase unit readiness with small unmanned aircraft system

The crisis-response capabilities of Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Southern Command reached new heights. Task force U.S. Marines certified as small Unmanned Aircraft System operators at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, after months of training for the capability to use these small drones to get aerial depictions of a given terrain. This is the first iteration of the SPMAGTF-SC out of the last six years to have eight Marines certified as SUAS operators...

Sept. 2, 2020

U.S. Fourth Fleet Hosts Staff Talks with Colombian Naval Delegation

MAYPORT, Fla. - Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, Rear Adm. Don Gabrielson, hosted delegates from the Colombian Navy for the annual Maritime Staff Talks (MST) Sept. 1.

Aug. 24, 2020

JTF-Bravo Aeromedical Evacuation Teams Save Three Lives in Four Weeks

Pilots and crew from Joint Task Force – Bravo’s 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, Air Ambulance Detachment recently performed three life-saving aeromedical evacuations in the course of four weeks, from Jun. 22 to Jul. 14, 2020.

Aug. 21, 2020

USS Nitze Recovers Over 3,000 Pounds of Marijuana

EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) seized 725 kilograms of suspected cocaine and 3,190 pounds of suspected marijuana, August 4.

Aug. 19, 2020

USS Nitze Interdicts Millions in Drugs

The Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) seized 82 kilograms of suspected cocaine and 2,961 pounds of suspected marijuana, July 29.

Aug. 17, 2020

USS Pinckney Arrives in Manta

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) completed a port visit in Manta, Ecuador for fuel, August 15-16.

Aug. 17, 2020

Brazilian Officer Named TRADOC Instructor of the Year

WHINSEC former partner nation instructor, Brazilian Marine Corps Lieutenant Commander (Major) Dias, (2018-2020) School of Leadership and Tactics (SLT), Chief of the Tactics Division, was named TRADOC Instructor of the Year, in the Officer category.

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