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July 11, 2019

Southcom Chief Stresses Need for Partnerships, Security Cooperation

External states are working hard to get a foothold in South America, and they want to exert even greater influence there than they already do. Strong partnerships are the way to counter that effort, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said in a Senate hearing.

June 18, 2019

Pence Tours USNS Comfort Before Its Latin America Deployment

Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, toured the USNS Comfort at the Port of Miami as the ship prepares to embark on a five-month deployment to Latin America and the Caribbean to address the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and to strengthen partnerships in the region.

May 25, 2019

Southcom Chief Outlines Keys for Success in South America

Despite terrorist groups, narcoterrorism and the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, South America remains "the largest, free and peaceful ... most prosperous democracy region in the world," the commander of U.S. Southern Command said.

May 8, 2019

Central American security leaders, partners discuss threats, support for civilian authorities

Defense and security leaders from Central American nations joined counterparts from other Western Hemisphere countries in Tegucigalpa May 7-8, 2019, and took part in the 2019 Central American Security Conference, co-hosted by the Honduran Armed Forces and U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM).

April 26, 2019

SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Colombia, Ecuador

U.S. Navy Adm. Craig Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), visited Colombia and Ecuador Apr. 22 – 25 and met with top leaders in both countries to discuss regional security and strengthen cooperation.

Feb. 20, 2019

Colombian Defense Chief Visits SOUTHCOM

MIAMI (Feb. 20, 2019) -- U.S. Navy Adm. Craig Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, hosted Colombian Army Maj. Gen. Luis Navarro Jiménez, Commanding General of the Colombian Military Forces, at SOUTHCOM headquarters today.

Feb. 14, 2019

SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Brazil and Curaçao, Discusses Regional Security Cooperation

MIAMI (Feb. 14, 2019) -- U.S. Navy Adm. Craig S. Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, wrapped up a trip to Brazil and Curaçao today where he met with leaders to discuss security cooperation.

Jan. 29, 2019

Costa Rica's Minister of Public Security Visits SOUTHCOM

MIAMI (Jan. 28, 2019) – Costa Rica's Minister of Public Security Michael Soto Rojas visited the headquarters of U.S. Southern Command and met with SOUTHCOM commander, Navy Adm. Craig Faller, Jan. 28.

Jan. 25, 2019

SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Central America, Discusses Regional Security Cooperation

U.S. Navy Adm. Craig S. Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, wrapped up a week-long visit to Central America today where he met with regional leaders to discuss security cooperation and express the command’s continued commitment to enduring partnerships with regional security forces.

Jan. 14, 2019

Admiral Faller emphasizes to USSOUTHCOM’s air component that teams win

Faller recently took command of the U.S. Southern Command, which is responsible for all Department of Defense security cooperation in the 45 nations and territories of Central and South America and the Caribbean Sea. The visit was meant to integrate and familiarize him with 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern), the air and space component to USSOUTHCOM.

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