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Feb. 2, 2021

Coast Guard, Navy Offload $211 Million Worth of Cocaine, Marijuana in San Diego

Coast Guard and Navy personnel offloaded approximately 11,400 pounds of cocaine and 9,000 pounds of marijuana Monday, amounting to more than $211 million from seizures in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

Dec. 9, 2020

U.S. Navy, Marine Corps Officers Embark on Brazilian Ship

Planners from U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet (USNAVSO/4th Fleet) and U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South (MARFORSOUTH) participated in a Brazilian Navy maritime engagement aboard the Brazilian Naval frigate Uniâo (F 45) off the northeast coast of Brazil, Oct. 27 to Nov. 5.

Nov. 3, 2020

U.S. Navy Joins Regional Allies in Ecuador for 61st UNITAS Exercise

Naval forces from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, and the United States commenced UNITAS LXI, an annual multinational exercise, Nov. 2 in Manta, Ecuador.

June 11, 2020

USS Preble Interdicts 2,000 Kilograms of Cocaine

The Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) team seized 100 bales of suspected cocaine worth over $40 million, June 2.

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. 6, 2020

Global Health Engagement Strengthens Partnerships

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar describes the work of the international crew of the USNS Comfort as “near miraculous.” He was aboard the U.S. Navy hospital ship during its deployment to South America earlier this year and saw firsthand the impact of forward deployed health and humanitarian assistance missions.

Dec. 12, 2019

4th Fleet Commander Hosts Partner Nations for Senior Leadership Discussion

Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet, Rear Adm. Don Gabrielson, hosted partner nation fleet commanders for a round table leadership discussion and luncheon, Dec 9.

Nov. 1, 2019

USS Detroit Departs on Maiden Deployment

The Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) departed its homeport of Mayport, Florida, for the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility on its maiden deployment Oct. 31.

Aug. 23, 2019

U.S. Sailors, Marines Conduct Beach Clean Up in Rio de Janeiro

Sailors and Marines, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), participated in a community relations (COMREL) event while in Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21.

Aug. 19, 2019

UNITAS LX Kicks off in Rio de Janeiro

Over 3,100 Naval Forces from 13 countries kicked off UNITAS LX (60), the 60th anniversary of the annual multinational exercise, in Rio de Janeiro, Aug. 19.

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