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Sept. 5, 2018

South Carolina Guard JAGS and Colombia discuss military justice systems

A team of legal advisors from the Colombian Army met with South Carolina Army National Guard leadership and Judge Advocate General's to discuss the transformation of the Colombian Military Justice systems August 27-31, 2018.

Sept. 1, 2018

Colombia Takes the Lead in UNITAS LIX, Hosts Multinational Exercise

Colombian naval forces are taking the helm for UNITAS LIX, hosting 11 countries’ naval maritime forces during the annual exercise from Aug. 31 – Sept. 11.

Aug. 31, 2018

U.S. Navy Medical Team Begins Subject Matter Exchanges in Colombia

A team of U.S. Navy medical professionals arrived in Colombia Aug. 25 to begin subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) and partner capacity building engagements with Colombian medical professionals and security forces in the town of Riohacha as part of Southern Partnership Station (SPS) 2018.

Aug. 26, 2018

U.S Navy Dive Team Begins Subject Matter Exchanges in Colombia

CARTAGENA, Colombia (NNS) -- A team of U.S. Navy divers begin Subject Matter Expert Exchanges (SMEE) and partner capacity building engagements Aug. 24 with Colombian military and security forces as part of Southern Partnership Station 2018.The visit to Cartagena, Colombia marks the second of four planned engagements by Navy Mobile Diving and

Aug. 20, 2018

Mattis Impressed With Colombian Progress, Concerned About Venezuela

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said he came away from Colombia impressed by the progress he witnessed during his recent trip to South America, praising the nation's military and police capabilities, but is concerned about the unrest in neighboring Venezuela.

Aug. 18, 2018

Mattis Thanks Colombian Officials for Denouncing Undemocratic Actions

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis thanked the Colombian defense minister for their country’s regional leadership role as a security exporter during a meeting in the capital city of Bogota, the chief Pentagon spokesperson said.

Aug. 13, 2018

Colombian Air Force steps up participation in Red Flag exercise

The Colombian Air Force made history while participating in the U.S. Air Force’s premier air-to-air combat training exercise, Red Flag 18-3, July 16 to August 3.

July 30, 2018

SOUTHCOM conducts U.S. Colombia Action Plan (USCAP) Senior Leader Seminar in Bogota

The USSOUTHCOM J5 Security Cooperation Division conducted a U.S. Colombia Action Plan Senior Leader Seminar (SLS) in Bogota, Colombia from 10-12 July 2018.

July 17, 2018

Colombian Kfirs fighters train with the A-10, F-16

Six Colombian Air Force Kfir fighter jets on their way to Red Flag 18-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, stopped at Davis-Monthan AFB from July 5-16, to train with A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and F-16 Fighting Falcons. “This week is very important here at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base because our pilots and aircrew can train alongside members of the United States Air Force, which allows a better training environment for all,” said Colombian Air Force Brig. Gen. Pablo Garcia, Aerial Combat Command 1 commander.

July 14, 2018

Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque visits U.S. Southern Command

MIAMI (July 14, 2018) -- Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque visited U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) headquarters today, where he met with Adm. Kurt Tidd, SOUTHCOM commander and other leaders from the headquarters to learn more about the command and its defense partnership with Colombia. Duque visited the headquarters as he prepares to assume the presidency of Colombia Aug. 7.

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