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April 23, 2021

Building Our Team - SOUTHCOM Navy Reservists Provide an Innovative Solution for Global Support from the Pentagon

THE PENTAGON — The U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) is one of the nation’s six geographically focused unified commands with responsibility for U.S. military operations in the Caribbean, Central America and South America, as well as security cooperation with defense and public-security forces in the region. As with much of the reserve force,

April 22, 2021

SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Dominican Republic, Takes Part in Caribbean Security Conference

U.S. Navy Adm. Craig Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, visited the Dominican Republic April 20-22 where he joined national leaders during several bilateral events and took part in a regional conference focused on Caribbean security.

April 22, 2021

JTFB donates foggers to fight dengue in La Paz

Joint Task Force-Bravo, in coordination with the Security Cooperation Office at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, donated 15 thermal foggers with maintenance kits to fight dengue in the department of La Paz, Honduras, April 15, 2021.

April 16, 2021

US military conducts personnel recovery in northern Honduras

U.S. military personnel assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo, based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras will conduct a week-long overwater personnel recovery training in the department of Colón.

April 15, 2021

Southcom Can Use More ISR Capacity, Security Cooperation

Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and security cooperation are top budget priorities, the U.S. Southern Command's commander told the House Appropriations Committee.

April 12, 2021

USS Wichita and Jamaican Forces Conduct Live-Fire Exercise

CARIBBEAN SEA – The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Wichita (LCS 13) and Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel HMJS Cornwall conducted a live fire exercise in the Caribbean Sea April 9.

April 12, 2021

USS Freedom Returns from Final Deployment

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The inaugural littoral combat ship returned from a U.S. Fourth Fleet deployment, April 12.

April 9, 2021

SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Uruguay, Argentina

The commander of U.S. Southern Command, Navy Adm. Craig Faller, completed a week-long trip today to Uruguay and Argentina where he met with each nation’s security leaders to discuss regional security and continued military-to-military cooperation.

April 6, 2021

U.S., Honduras, Costa Rica Train for Fires

Joint Task Force-Bravo’s 612th Air Base Squadron hosted a new iteration of exercise CENTAM SMOKE at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras March 22 - 26, with the participation of 19 firefighters from Honduras and 5 from Costa Rica.

April 1, 2021

USS Wichita Interdicts $17 Million in Drugs

CARIBBEAN SEA- The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Wichita (LCS 13) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 402 seized 400 kilograms of suspected cocaine, March 13.

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