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March 15, 2019

Signing ceremony formalizes New York and Brazil partnership

The New York National Guard embarked on a new State Partnership Program with the country of Brazil with the Thursday signing of a Partnership Declaration between Maj. Gen. Ray Shields, the adjutant general of New York, and Brazilian Navy Rear Adm. Guilherme da Silva Costa, representing the Brazilian National Defense Force, aboard the Intrepid Air & Space Museum.

March 11, 2019

Opening Ceremony Celebrates Milestone for Colombia’s SOF NCOs

TOLEMAIDA, Colombia - The noncommissioned officer has often been described as the “backbone” of the United States Armed Forces for being the most visible force charged with executing an organization’s mission and training its personnel. Developing the NCO has long been a strategy in the U.S. military for maintaining readiness by providing the education and training needed to operate in complex environments.

Feb. 20, 2019

Colombian Defense Chief Visits SOUTHCOM

MIAMI (Feb. 20, 2019) -- U.S. Navy Adm. Craig Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, hosted Colombian Army Maj. Gen. Luis Navarro Jiménez, Commanding General of the Colombian Military Forces, at SOUTHCOM headquarters today.

Feb. 17, 2019

DoD, DoS, USAID Work Together to Provide Aid for Venezuelans

Three C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., and Joint Base Charleston, S.C., delivered humanitarian aid to Cucuta, Columbia, Feb. 16, 2019 in coordination with the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development.

Jan. 29, 2019

Costa Rica's Minister of Public Security Visits SOUTHCOM

MIAMI (Jan. 28, 2019) – Costa Rica's Minister of Public Security Michael Soto Rojas visited the headquarters of U.S. Southern Command and met with SOUTHCOM commander, Navy Adm. Craig Faller, Jan. 28.

Dec. 19, 2018

SOUTHCOM Hosts 2nd Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief Workshop

MIAMI – More than 70 delegates representing 17 nations met here Dec. 11-13 to focus on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief issues affecting Latin America and the Caribbean.

Nov. 13, 2018

Central American and Caribbean Air Chiefs Visit Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern)

Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern) hosted the Central American and Caribbean Air Chief’s conference with participants from Colombia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico and Panama, Nov. 6-8, 2018.

Sept. 25, 2018

Southcom Nominee Stresses Commitment in Confirmation Hearing

President Donald J. Trump’s nominee to serve as the next commander of U.S. Southern Command told the Senate Armed Services Committee that he would commit all of his energy to ensure Southcom is ready to do its part to pursue opportunity and manage challenges.

Sept. 19, 2018

Southcom Lends Helping Hand Through Humanitarian Assistance Programs

By leveraging the combined capabilities of U.S. government agencies, partner-nation military and civilian counterparts, and international organizations, U.S. Southern Command's humanitarian assistance program enables local governments to strengthen regional security and stability.

Aug. 20, 2018

Mattis Impressed With Colombian Progress, Concerned About Venezuela

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said he came away from Colombia impressed by the progress he witnessed during his recent trip to South America, praising the nation's military and police capabilities, but is concerned about the unrest in neighboring Venezuela.

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