June 3, 2022
New Hampshire National Guard, El Salvador Build on SPP Relationship
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador —
After two years of sporadic correspondence, it only took a few minutes of face time for N.H. Adjutant Gen. David Mikolaities and Salvadoran Defense Minister René Merino to reaffirm their commitment to the New Hampshire National Guard-El Salvador State Partnership Program.
June 4, 2021
JTF-B Donates Essential Materials to School in Mogotillo, El Salvador Through HAP
MOGOTILLO, El Salvador —
Members of Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-B), Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, donated $2,254 of construction materials to the Jose Anastasio Bonilla Education Center, May 16, through U.S. Southern Command’s (USSOUTHCOM) Humanitarian Assistance Program.
May 7, 2021
JTF-Bravo Conducts Rapid Response Exercise
Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras —
Joint Task Force-Bravo, a U.S. Southern Command unit at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, will conduct a rapid response exercise with the Salvadoran Military to simulate a natural disaster response in and around La Union, El Salvador from 10-22 May.
Jan. 22, 2021
USS Freedom Completes Trilateral Exercise With El Salvador, Guatemala
(EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN) The Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) executed a passing exercise (PASSEX) with its naval counterparts from El Salvador and Guatemala, Jan. 21.
Nov. 19, 2020
JTF-Bravo aviation assistance concludes
SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras —
After almost two weeks of disaster relief missions, personnel assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo culminate rescue and aviation assistance operations in areas affected by Hurricane Eta in Panama, Guatemala and Honduras.
Oct. 28, 2020
SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Central America
Adm. Craig Faller visited Central America Oct. 19 – 23 to meet with leaders in Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Costa Rica to discuss continued security cooperation and counter narcotics support.
Oct. 7, 2020
USS Gabrielle Giffords, Salvadoran Forces Conduct Passing Exercise
EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN —
The Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) executed a passing exercise (PASSEX) with naval counterparts from El Salvador in the Eastern Pacific Ocean Oct. 6.
July 30, 2020
USS Kidd and El Salvadoran Forces Unite for PASSEX
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100), partnered with El Salvador Maritime Patrol Vessel (PM-13) to conduct a passing exercise (PASSEX), July 29.
Feb. 24, 2020
VP-4 Assists in Counter Drug Operations: U.S. 4th Fleet
Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 4, currently forward deployed to Cooperative Security Location (CSL), El Salvador work in unison with the U.S. Coast Guard and local forces to counter drug operations within the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations.
June 21, 2019
Multinational task force begins deployment during hurricane season to Latin America, Caribbean
Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command officially kicked off their 2019 deployment with an opening ceremony at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, June 21.