Tag: Miami

Feb. 9, 2024

Improving Service Member Quality of Life: Construction begins on SOUTHCOM’s New Military Housing Complex

Across the street from U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) headquarters, tractors and earth movers are clearing the land and laying the groundwork for a new military housing community that will dramatically increase the quality of life of service members and families assigned to SOUTHCOM.

Oct. 23, 2022

USNS Comfort Deploys to Latin America and the Caribbean to Provide Medical Assistance

As the sun broke over the waters of Biscayne Bay in the early morning, the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort pulled into the Port of Miami on October 23 for its last stateside port of call before beginning its deployment to Latin America and the Caribbean as part of the Continuing Promise mission.

March 6, 2020

Brazilian President to Visit U.S. Southern Command

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will take part in a historic visit to U.S. Southern Command March 7. Bolsonaro will meet with U.S. Navy Adm. Craig Faller, as well as other command leaders to discuss the growing defense-cooperation partnership between Brazil and the United States. During the visit, the U.S. and Brazil will sign a bilateral Agreement on Research Development, Test, and Evaluation Projects.

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.