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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.

Aug. 28, 2017

CENTAM SMOKE, enhancing regional firefighting and emergency capabilities

Joint Task Force-Bravo hosted 29 firefighters from Honduras, Guatemala, Panama, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Nicaragua at Soto Cano Air Base, from August 21 to 25 for the Central America Sharing Mutual Operational Knowledge and Experiences exercise known as CENTAM SMOKE.

Aug. 24, 2017

Southcom Commander Highlights Security Cooperation With Regional Partners

The United States and its South American partners are committed to working together in addressing the security challenges impacting Latin America and beyond, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said.

Aug. 21, 2017

Counterdrug program trains international law enforcement partners

The National Guard Counterdrug Program conducted the first class of its newly developed course aimed at disrupting illicit drug trafficking networks July 10-Aug. 10 .The NG CDP worked closely with U.S. Southern Command to identify Suriname as the first country to send a student to attend the pilot course.

Aug. 3, 2017

Chapel Hike 73: Developing relationships

More than 200 soldiers, airman and marines from Joint Task Force-Bravo and the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force - Southern Command participated in Chapel Hike 73 last Saturday, providing more than 5,000 pounds of donated food for the community of El Taladro in Comayagua, Honduras.

July 27, 2017

SOUTHCOM Commander visits Paraguay for regional, bilateral meetings

ASUNCIÓN, Paraguay -- U.S. Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), conducted his first official visit to Paraguay July 23-27, where he met with Paraguayan President Horacio Cartés.

July 27, 2017

Special Ops Competition Brings Teams Together, Southcom Commander Says

The commander of U.S. Southern Command said Fuerzas Comando special operations forces competition, hosted by Paraguay this year, brought competitors and key leaders together as families, partners and friends.

July 18, 2017

Fuerzas Comando 2017 Special Forces Competition Begins in Paraguay

Fuerzas Comando is a multinational special operations skills competition and combating terrorism fellowship program sponsored by U.S. Southern Command and executed by SOCSOUTH. Ten countries have shared the responsibility of hosting the event. The first year the competition was held in El Salvador and 13 countries participated. Since then the involvement in the competition has expanded and Paraguay is this year's hosting country.

July 12, 2017

Southcom Commander Opens Women-in-Military Meeting

In his opening remarks at the Women in Military and Security Conference in Guatemala City, the commander of Southern Command said the meeting was convened to talk about the future of professional military and security forces in the region.

July 11, 2017

JTF-Bravo welcomes new commander

U.S. Army Col. Keith McKinley assumed command of Joint Task Force-Bravo July 10, 2017 during a Change of Command ceremony at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

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