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Sept. 15, 2022

South Carolina Air National Guard, Colombia Wrap Up Exercise

About 100 Airmen and eight F-16 fighter jets from the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th Fighter Wing participated in Relampago VII, a combined Colombian and U.S. exercise. 

Sept. 12, 2022

SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Colombia, Brazil

U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, visited Colombia and Brazil this week, meeting with leaders to discuss security cooperation.

Aug. 11, 2022

USAF, multinational partners train for fire emergencies in Honduras

Firefighters with the 612th Air Base Squadron, a unit under the 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern), the air force component of the United States Southern Command, will host a new iteration of exercise CENTAM SMOKE, a biannual training exercise to enhance firefighting and rescue capabilities, August 8 – 12 at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

July 21, 2022

U.S. Southern Command, U.S. Space Force Hold First Ever LATAM Space Doctrine Conference

U.S. Southern Command and the U.S. Space Force’s Space Training and Readiness Command co-hosted the inaugural Latin America Space Doctrine Conference, in Miami, FL, June 27-29, bringing together Air Force leaders from six South American countries as well as their U.S Air Force and Space Force counterparts.

June 3, 2022

US - Colombian Relationship Thrives During Exercise Tradewinds 2022

Marines and Sailors from U.S. Marine Corps Forces, South and U.S. Marine Forces Reserve participated alongside military and interagency partners from 22 nations in Belize and Mexico during a major multinational exercise 7-21 May...

March 28, 2022

Colombia's Gen. Navarro Visits SOUTHCOM

The commander of U.S. Southern Command, U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, hosted Colombian Gen. Luis Navarro, the General Commander of the Colombian Military Forces, at SOUTHCOM headquarters today.

Feb. 28, 2022

U.S. and Colombia Conduct Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in Caribbean Sea

The Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Minnesota (SSN 783) and the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Billings (LCS 15) conducted a bilateral anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training exercise in the Caribbean Sea with the Colombian navy, Feb. 27-28.

Nov. 19, 2021

SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Colombia

U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, commander of U.S. Southern Command, wrapped up a three-day visit to Colombia where she met with military leaders to discuss security cooperation. The visit was Richardson’s first official trip to the region since assuming command Oct. 29.

Sept. 26, 2021

SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Colombia, Brazil

U.S. Navy Adm. Craig S. Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, wrapped up a week-long trip to Colombia and Brazil yesterday where he met with military leaders to discuss security cooperation.

Sept. 8, 2021

South Carolina National Guard conducts “Band-Aids not bullets diplomacy” in Colombia

South Carolina Army and Air National Guard medical personnel conducted a real-world humanitarian medical mission in the remote town of Tamana, Colombia last weekend during the regional Ángel de los Andes (Angel of the Andes) and Cooperación VII exercises. Approximately 30 members of the South Carolina National Guard are participating in the exercises from August 30 to September 10.

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