Tag: Southern Command

July 17, 2023

20 Nations Meet for Maritime Exercise

UNITAS LXIV, a multinational maritime exercise that brings together 20 nations from all over the world, is underway in Cartagena, Colombia.

March 23, 2023

Generals Discuss Hemispheric Challenges, Solutions

The two combatant commanders of the Western Hemisphere discussed threats posed by Russia and China during testimony on national and regional security at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill.

Dec. 14, 2022

Southcom Capitalizes on Interagency Cooperation

U.S. Southern Command has generations of interagency experience that other combatant commands can learn from, Army Gen. Laura Richardson, the U.S. Southcom commander, said.

July 21, 2022

Southcom Commander: 'This Is Our Neighborhood'

U.S. Southern Command's commander said she's working to grow that neighborly feeling among the U.S. and Latin American and Caribbean nations.

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."  

March 31, 2022

Attendees of Caribbean Security Conference Aim to Improve Regional Ties

The commander of U.S. Southern Command is co-hosting the Caribbean Nations Security Conference, which looks for ways to enhance multinational cooperation in the region.

March 24, 2022

Generals Say China, Russia Persist in Western Hemisphere Meddling

China and Russia are looking for opportunities to undermine U.S. partnerships in the Americas, generals said.

March 8, 2022

Southcom Commander Says Partnerships Key to National Defense in Western Hemisphere

Partnerships in South America and increased presence in the Arctic are among the security priorities defense leaders highlighted in testimony before the House Armed Services Committee.

Feb. 2, 2022

Richardson Looks for Ways to Deepen Cooperation With Central American Allies

The nations of Central America and the Caribbean must work together with friends and allies to confront the problems of the future, the commander of U.S. Southern Command told the Central American Security Conference in Belize.

Oct. 29, 2021

Austin Emphasizes Importance of Working With Partners in Central, South America

U.S. Southern Command's work is vital to American security, American interests and American values. When there's instability or a crisis nearby, it can echo here at home, the secretary of defense said.