Tag: Guyana

May 9, 2024

U.S. Southern Command Strategy, Policy, and Plans Director Visits Guyana

U.S. Marine Corps Major General (MajGen) Julie Nethercot, U.S. Southern Command Strategy, Policy, and Plans Director, visited Guyana May 6-8. The Strategy, Policy, and Plans Directorate at U.S. Southern Command oversees strategic planning, policy development, and security cooperation coordination for Latin America and the Caribbean.

July 31, 2023

Tradewinds 23 Exercise Highlights Multinational Partnerships

Tradewinds 23, a two-week multinational exercise supporting the security of the Caribbean and Central America, wrapped up with a closing ceremony July 27. The training exercise involved 21 nations and more than 1,500 people from all branches of the U.S. military, civilians, and law enforcement across the partner nations.

July 29, 2023

Gen. Richardson visits Guyana, Honduras

The commander of U.S. Southern Command, U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, visited Guyana and Honduras July 25 – 28 and met with military and senior government leaders.

July 28, 2023

Guyana joins initiative that supports development of human rights programs in the Caribbean, Latin America

During a bilateral meeting today between Brigadier Omar Khan, Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Chief of Staff, and U.S. Army General Laura Richardson, commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), the two leaders signed the Human Rights Framework committing their organizations to “human rights engagement, cooperation and integration.”

July 26, 2023

OK Air Guard members support arms training with SOUTHCOM multinational partners

Members of the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force and Oklahoma Air National Guard conducted marksmanship training and close quarters battle training with multinational partners as part of TRADEWINDS23 Exercise on July 16, 2023, at Camp Stephenson, Guyana.

July 26, 2023

Florida Guard, Guyana, improve partnership during Tradewinds 2023

The Department of Defense National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program has fostered enduring relationships with partner countries since 1993. The Florida National Guard’s partnership with Guyana, which began in 2003, embodies this global effort to improve interoperability, enhance access and influence, and increase readiness.

Feb. 3, 2023

Army South helps with planning TRADEWINDS 23 exercise

Planners from U.S. Army South Mobility, 167th Theater Sustainment Command, and U.S. Northern Command met with Guyanese port operations personnel Feb. 3 to discuss inbound and outbound operations at the seaport of debarkation to ensure rapid movement of logistics during the upcoming TRADEWINDS23 exercise to take place in the summer of 2023.

Feb. 1, 2023

SOUTHCOM Provides Medical Assistance to Lesser Antilles

Following in the wake of the United States Naval Ship Comfort's recent deployment for operation Continuing Promise, U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) has kicked off operation Lesser Antilles Medical Assistance Team (LAMAT) this week beginning with the arrival of U.S. Military personnel at USSOUTHCOM headquarters in Miami Florida, January 25, 2023

Sept. 1, 2022

SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Guyana, Suriname

The commander of U.S. Southern Command, U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, completed a 4-day visit to Guyana and Suriname where she met with senior leaders to reaffirm U.S. support of the security partnership with each nation.

June 3, 2022

U.S.-Guyana Defence Force Non-Commissioned Officer Jungle Symposium Cooperation

From June 1-3, U.S. Southern Command and the Guyana Defence Force co-hosted the first ever Non-Commissioned Officer Jungle Symposium in Guyana.