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July 2, 2020

USS Kidd Renders Assistance at Sea

The Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) assisted a fishing vessel in distress while operating in the U.S. Fourth Fleet area of operations June 30. The fishing vessel experienced a mechanical failure, leaving it unable to operate at sea. Kidd received notification of a distress call and sent several members of the ship's Rescue and Assistance (R&A) team along with two members from the embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) over to secure and inspect the vessel for seaworthiness, check on the health and welfare of the crew and assess the feasibility of towing the stranded vessel to safety.

June 29, 2020

USS Preble Returns After Successful Counter-Narcotics Deployment

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) returned to their homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam following the ship’s surge deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations, June 25.

June 19, 2020

Navy – Coast Guard Team: Four Interdictions in Four Days

The Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) and the Freedom Variant Littoral Combat Ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) teams disrupted a combined 112 bales of suspected contraband worth over $79.6 million between May 24 - 27.

May 27, 2020

USS Pinckney Interdicts Second Drug Vessel

The Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) team seized over 2,700 kilograms of suspected cocaine May 16.

Aug. 15, 2019

USNS Comfort Concludes Medical Mission in Panama

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) held a closing ceremony pier side symbolizing the completion of the ship’s fourth medical mission in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, Aug. 12.

Aug. 5, 2019

USS Carter Hall Sets Sail for UNITAS LX

Nearly 350 Sailors and Marines serving aboard the USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) departed Joint Expeditionary Base-Little Creek today, Aug. 4, for UNITAS LX (60).

July 30, 2019

U.S. Army Aviation Team Completes Qualifications to Support USNS Comfort 2019

U.S. Army Helicopter pilots and crew members of Joint Task Force-Bravo completed qualifications July 18-26 to support an upcoming mission, off the coast of Punta Arenas, Costa Rica.

July 25, 2019

USS Michael Murphy Provides Aid to Stranded Mariners

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) rescued distressed mariners at sea, July 24. 

July 22, 2019

U.S. Navy Supports Medical Readiness in Colombia

The Southern Partnership Station (SPS) 2019 Medical Engagement Team (MET) conducted subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) with Colombian partners, June 17-July 19.

July 22, 2019

U.S. Navy Promotes Dive Capabilities in Colombia

U.S. Navy divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 Company 2-2 conducted subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) with Colombian partners, July 9-August 2, as part of Southern Partnership Station (SPS) 2019.

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