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May 21, 2021

USS Wichita Busts $12 Million Drugs in Caribbean Sea

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 an estimated $12 million in suspected drugs, May 1.

May 12, 2021

US and Jamaica Conduct Bi-lateral Maritime Exercise in Caribbean

CARIBBEAN SEA - The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Sioux City (LCS 11) and Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard patrol vessel HMJS George William Gordon conducted a bi-lateral maritime exercise in the Caribbean Sea, May 8.

May 10, 2021

Two for Two: USS Sioux City Conducts Back-to-Back Drug Busts

CARIBBEAN SEA - The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Sioux City (LCS 11) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 109 seized over $24 million in suspected cocaine, April 26-28, 2021.

May 6, 2021

4th Fleet Commander Conducts Maritime Staff Talks with Brazil Navy

NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. - Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, Rear Adm. Don Gabrielson, hosted delegates from the Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil) for the 15th annual Maritime Staff Talks (MST) May 5.

Nov. 9, 2020

U.S. Navy, Marine Corps Commanders Sign Integrated Maritime Campaign Support Plan

Rear Adm. Don Gabrielson, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, and Brig. Gen. Phillip Frietze, commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South, signed the Joint Force Maritime Component Commander Maritime Campaign Support Plan in a ceremony aboard USS Wichita (LCS 13) at Naval Station Mayport, Florida, November 4....

Oct. 29, 2020

USS William P. Lawrence, Brazil Unite for Training Exercise in Caribbean

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) and BNS Brasil (U 27) executed a passing exercise (PASSEX) in the Caribbean Sea, Oct. 28.

May 14, 2020

Disrupting Drug Traffickers - USS Tornado Completes Counter Drug Patrol

Cyclone-class patrol ship USS Tornado (PC 14) returned to Mayport, Florida, May 13, following a 68-day counter narcotics patrol in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of responsibility. Tornado contributed to Joint Interagency Task Force South’s disruption of more than 35,000 kilograms of cocaine and almost 4,000 pounds of marijuana. This led to keeping an estimated wholesale price of 716 million dollars’ worth of drugs off U.S. streets.

Feb. 7, 2020

USS Little Rock Departs on Maiden Deployment

Beginning its maiden deployment, USS Little Rock (LCS 9) departed its Mayport, Florida, homeport Feb. 6 for the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility, where the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship will operate.

Jan. 16, 2020

Sea Control Beyond the Strike Group: USS Detroit and USS Gridley Exercise Together

The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) and the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) completed division tactics (DIVTACS) and gunnery exercises while operating in the U.S. Southern Command’s area of responsibility, Jan. 4.

Sept. 1, 2019

U.S. and Brazilian Medical Team Completes Amazon Humanitarian Mission

MANAUS, Brazil (NNS) (NNS) -- Six U.S. military medical professionals deployed to Manaus, Brazil completed a 26-day Brazil Riverine humanitarian medical mission with their Brazilian navy counterparts to exchange medical expertise and to provide medical care to isolated communities along the Amazon River, Aug. 30.

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