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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.

April 15, 2021

Southcom Can Use More ISR Capacity, Security Cooperation

Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and security cooperation are top budget priorities, the U.S. Southern Command's commander told the House Appropriations Committee.

March 16, 2021

Border, Hemispheric Security Discussed at Senate Hearing

An increase in migrants coming across the southern border, threats to the Western Hemisphere by China, and solutions to those and other problems were discussed at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing.

March 8, 2021

Women Peace and Security Program Builds International Capabilities

No nation can afford to ignore half its population. That's the premise of the United Nations Security Council resolution 1325 on the Women Peace and Security program. It is good to remember this on International Women's Day.

Jan. 15, 2021

Admiral Says U.S. Aims to Expand Competitive Space in Latin America

Navy Adm. Craig S. Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, said the DOD and Southcom are expanding partnerships in our hemisphere and globally.

Nov. 5, 2020

Women, Security, Peace Initiative Militarily Effective

The women, peace and security initiative is not only the right thing to do, but it is militarily effective, DOD officials said on the 20th anniversary of the passage of the landmark United Nations Security Council resolution.

Oct. 5, 2020

Southcom Leaders Discuss Dealing With Hemispheric Threats

Leaders of the U.S. Southern Command joined an Americas Society/Council of the Americas virtual roundtable conversation to discuss current threats, counter narcotics and defense partnerships from the regional combatant command perspective.

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.

Aug. 13, 2020

Southcom Chief: Venezuela's Maduro at Center of 'Vicious Circle of Threats'

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro continues to serve as a threat to the democratic freedom in neighboring nations in South America, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said.

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