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Feb. 12, 2018

Adm. Tidd visits Colombia, discusses security cooperation with leaders

Navy Adm, Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, visited Colombia Feb 8 - 9 to discuss security cooperation with the nation's top leaders and get a firsthand look at Colombia's peace-building and security efforts.

Feb. 10, 2018

SOUTHCOM officials conduct annual METOC conference

Officials from the U.S. Southern Command held their annual SOUTHCOM Meteorological and Oceanographic conference here, Feb. 6. The 2-day-long gathering brought meteorology and oceanography specialists together from various sections of the Department of Defense to discuss operations, lessons learned from 2017, and ways to move forward in the future.

Feb. 9, 2018

Opioids Present Unprecedented Threat, Sessions Tells Southcom Summit

The nation is facing an unprecedented threat from opioids, with tens of thousands of people dying each year in the United States in overdoses involving the substance, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in Miami at U.S. Southern Command.

Dec. 6, 2017

Caribbean Nations Must Evolve Networks to Face New Challenges, Tidd Says

Networks are a fact of life in the world today and they are both the problem and the solution, U.S. Southern Command’s chief said at the Caribbean Nations Security Conference in Georgetown, Guyana.

Dec. 1, 2017

US 4th Fleet Hosts Maritime Synchronization Conference

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet (USNAVSO/FOURTHFLT) is hosting the annual Maritime Synchronization Conference (MSC) on board Naval Station Mayport, Nov. 28-Dec. 1.

Nov. 29, 2017

JTF-Bravo joins partners for a Pediatric Nutritional Assessment

LA PAZ, Honduras— Personnel from Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element partnered with service members from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the Honduran Ministry of Health, and the U.S. Agency for International Development to conduct the third part of an ongoing pediatric nutritional assessment at three villages within the Department of La Paz, Honduras from Nov. 7-9, 2017.

Nov. 2, 2017

Brazilian Training Frigate Brasil to Visit Mayport

MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- The Training Ship Brasil (U27) makes a scheduled port call to Naval Station Mayport as part of a deployment designed to train Brazilian midshipmen, Nov 8-12.

Nov. 1, 2017

Joint Security Forces shares life saving techniques with local forces

COMAYAGUA, Honduras -- Joint Task Force-Bravo Joint Security Forces participated in a Subject Matter Expert Exchange with and local police forces in Comayagua, Honduras, October 25, 2017.

Sept. 21, 2017

Southcom Commander: Military Hurricane Assistance Fast, Flexible

The U.S. military has unique capabilities that are needed in the early stages of disaster relief operations and U.S. Southern Command is working with those involved to get support where it is needed, the commander of Southcom said.

Aug. 31, 2017

SD Guard, Suriname engineers partner together to renovate school

PARAMARIBO, Suriname – Soldiers from the South Dakota Army National Guard and the Suriname Defense Force partnered together to renovate portions of the O.S. Majosteeg 3 School in Paramaribo, Aug. 13-24.

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