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May 12, 2023
JTF-Bravo Joins Panamanian Humanitarian Exercise
Joint Task Force-Bravo, a unit under the U.S. Southern Command and based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, will conduct exercise Keel Billed Toucan in locations across Panama from May 9-12.
Feb. 22, 2023
U.S. Air Force Takes Part in Disaster Response Exercise with Caribbean Partners
More than 300 U.S. Airmen will deploy as the 23rd Air Expeditionary Wing to Puerto Rico, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic to participate in the Air Forces Southern Command’s exercise Forward Tiger, February 2023.
Aug. 5, 2022
Austin Launches New Round of Discussions With Hemispheric Partners
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III enjoyed the opportunity to meet with fellow hemispheric security leaders at the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas.
June 16, 2022
Logistics Agreement Will Facilitate Aid in Western Hemisphere, Generals Say
The commanders of U.S. Transportation Command and U.S. Southern Command signed a charter for a regional "Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Logistics Handbook for the Western Hemisphere."
Aug. 30, 2021
DOD Continues Aiding Haitians Following Earthquake, Tropical Storm
The U.S. military has flown 560 sorties to Haiti, providing rapid logistical and airlift support, including delivery of more than 348,000 pounds of aid, Army Maj. Gen. William D. "Hank" Taylor said.
Aug. 25, 2021
DOD Continues Providing Humanitarian Assistance to Haiti
Joint Task Force Haiti has conducted some 364 full-spectrum missions, using DOD and U.S. Coast Guard assets, which have assisted in saving about 436 lives and delivered vital aid to earthquake victims, according to an official with the Joint Staff.
Aug. 18, 2021
Southern Command Chief Says Speed, Effort Needed to Save Haitian Lives
Within 24 hours of a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hitting Haiti, U.S. Southern Command had teams on the ground assessing damage and saving lives.
Aug. 17, 2021
U.S. Southern Command Speeds to Aid Haitians
A U.S. Southern Command joint task force has already begun working to aid the people of Haiti, which was recently hit by a devastating earthquake and is now being flooded by a tropical storm.
Nov. 30, 2020
JB Charleston teams up with local charity to airlift humanitarian aid to Honduras
JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. (AFNS) —
The 16th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston delivered water purification systems to Honduras following the devastation caused by Hurricanes Eta and Iota.
Sept. 25, 2020
Southcom Donates Field Hospital to Jamaica in Support of COVID-19 Response
U.S. Southern Command has provided ongoing assistance to nations in the Caribbean, Central America and South America as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.