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April 27, 2018

Adm. Tidd visits Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago

U.S. Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, visited Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago April 25 – 26 to meet with leaders and discuss U.S. security cooperation with both nations.

April 11, 2018

Pacom’s Harris Passes ‘Old Goat’ Award to Southcom’s Tidd

Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., the commander of U.S. Pacific Command, turned the Old Goat Award over to Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, during a short, unofficial ceremony.

Feb. 16, 2018

Southcom Commander: Modest Investments Needed to Build Security Network

U.S. Southern Command has focused on building a “regional security network of principled, inclusive partnerships,” Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, Southcom’s commander, told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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.

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. 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.

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.

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