Tag: Colombia

Aug. 8, 2023

Florida Pilot’s Homecoming a Fitting end to Storied Career

Florida Air National Guard Lt. Col. Daniel Schiller’s last tour of duty couldn’t be a more satisfying final act in his two-decade military career. Just months before his retirement, the fighter pilot and chief of safety at the 125th Fighter Wing returns to Colombia — the country where he was born and placed for adoption more than four decades ago.

Aug. 4, 2023

Space Plays Larger Role in U.S. Southern Command's Mission

An increasing interest in space by partner nations in South America may prove beneficial to the U.S. Southern Command mission there, its commander said.

Aug. 4, 2023

U.S. 4th Fleet Announces Continuing Promise 2023 Deployment

The U.S. Navy expeditionary fast transport USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10) will deploy to the U.S. Southern Command area of operations over the next two months as part of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet's Continuing Promise 2023 mission.

July 25, 2023

UNITAS LXIV Concludes in Colombia

UNITAS LXIV (64), the world’s longest-running multinational maritime exercise concluded with a closing ceremony in Cartagena, Colombia, July 21, 2023.

July 24, 2023

919th SOW leads deployment, strengthens interoperability in South America

Citizen Air Commandos from the 919th Special Operations Wing demonstrated their warfighting capabilities in the 12th Air Force-led U.S. Southern Command field training exercise, Resolute Sentinel 2023 July 7-22, 2023.

July 24, 2023

SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Panama, Colombia

The commander of U.S. Southern Command, U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, met with Panamanian and Colombian leaders during official visits to each nation July 19 – 21.

July 20, 2023

A Multinational Staff Operating as One

CARTAGENA, COLOMBIA -- U.S. Navy Sailors operate alongside partner nation sailors as a multinational staff during the underway portion of UNITAS LXIV, successfully conducting drills, maneuvers, and exercises from the Peruvian Navy flagship, BAP Pisco (AMP 156).

July 18, 2023

RS23 Space Team ACEs Space Deployment

A coalition space team made history during exercise Resolute Sentinel 23, executing the first-ever defensive space control operation in U. S. Southern Command history and demonstrating the real-world impact of Agile Combat Employment operations for space.

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.