Tag: Colombia

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.

July 13, 2023

United in Purpose | 20 Nations Kick Off UNITAS LXIV in Colombia

UNITAS LXIV is officially underway.  The opening ceremony of the world’s longest-running multinational maritime exercise formally launched this year’s iteration on July 12, 2023.

July 11, 2023

USNS Burlington Hosts Launch of Unmanned Surface Vehicle

CARRIBEAN SEA -- U.S. Navy Sailors partnered with Military Sealift Command civilian mariners and civilian contractors in a collaborative effort to successfully launch a Wave Glider unmanned surface vehicle (USV) from expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10), June 30, 2023.

July 11, 2023

UNITAS LXIV to begin in Colombia

U.S. Navy and Marine forces are set to arrive in Cartagena in support of UNITAS LXIV, the world’s longest-running multinational maritime exercise in the world, scheduled to start July 11, 2023.

June 16, 2023

Gen. Richardson Meets with Leaders in Panama

The commander of U.S. Southern Command, U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, visited Panama June 14-16 to meet with leaders and reaffirm the close security partnership between the United States and Panama and visit the Centro de Coordinación para la Prevención de los Desastres en Centroamérica y República Dominicana (CEPREDENAC)-led humanitarian and disaster relief exercise.

May 26, 2023

Gen. Richardson Visits Colombia, Brazil

U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, visited Colombia and Brazil May 21 - 26 and met with senior government and military leaders to discuss security cooperation.

May 17, 2023

US, Colombian armies strengthen partnership during training rotation

An infantry company from the Colombian Army was embedded with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, alongside U.S. Soldiers from the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, during a recent Joint Readiness Training Center rotation at Fort Polk, Louisiana.

March 2, 2023

U.S. Army advisors strengthen partnership with Colombia’s fire support command

U.S. Army advisors assigned to 4th Battalion, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, traveled to La Guajira region of Colombia alongside Comando de Apoyo de Fuegos, Colombia’s fire support command, in mid-December to assess their procedures and technical prowess in planning and executing field artillery missions using 155m Howitzer cannons.

Jan. 25, 2023

Colombia's Gen. Helder Giraldo Visits SOUTHCOM

U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, commander of U.S. Southern Command, hosted the General Commander of the Colombian Military Forces, Gen. Helder Giraldo, at the command's headquarters in Miami today.

Nov. 25, 2022

USNS Comfort Completes Its Third Mission Stop of CP 2022 in Colombia

CARTAGENA, Colombia -- U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) completed its third mission stop of Continuing Promise 2022 in Cartagena, Colombia, Nov. 20, 2022.