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Oct. 26, 2017

SPS 17 Team Holds Closing Ceremony in Guatemala

PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala (NNS) -- U.S. and Guatemalan military personnel marked the conclusion of partner nation engagements in Guatemala and the end of Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17), in a closing ceremony held at Commando Naval del Caribe, a Guatemalan naval base, Oct. 20.

Oct. 19, 2017

Lives Touched by SPS 17 Navy Doctor Reflect Childhood Influences

PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala (NNS) -- For one U.S. Navy emergency room doctor, his upbringing and youth experiences were huge factors in determining what course he would take in his future.

Sept. 22, 2017

Southern Partnership Station 17 Preventative Medicine Team Tackles Killer Bees and Mosquitos in Guatemala

Sailors assigned to the Naval Entomology Center of Excellence (NECE) practiced killer bee and mosquito control and prevention during a visit to the Centro De Atencin Mis Años Dorados, a local nursing home, Sept. 18, during Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17).

Aug. 7, 2017

SPMAGTF-SC aviation Marines arrive in Guatemala

U.S. Marines with the Aviation Combat Element, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, kicked off their arrival to Guatemala with a media day at the La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City, Guatemala, July 31, 2017.

June 1, 2017

Marine task force deploys to Central America

Marines and sailors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Southern Command, the rapid response force assigned to U.S. Southern Command’s area of responsibility, arrived in Central America June 1.

Feb. 14, 2017

Preventive Medicine Unit Hosts Outbreak Investigation Workshop during CP-17

PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala—Sailors from Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit (NEPMU) 2 hosted an outbreak investigation workshop, Feb. 8, as part of Continuing Promise 2017’s (CP-17) valuable training for partner nation community health workers who may be called to participate in investigations of infectious disease outbreaks.

Feb. 8, 2017

Continuing Promise Vet Team Holds Training with Guatemalan Ministry of Agriculture

Army veterinarians and technicians partnered with Guatemalan veterinarians to conduct a professional knowledge exchange and preventive medicine training, Feb. 2, in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, as part of Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17).

Jan. 23, 2017

USNS Spearhead Set to Deploy, Continuing Promise 2017 Begins

Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17) will begin early next week with the deployment of the Military Sealift Command-operated expeditionary fast transport vessel, USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1), to the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility.

June 24, 2016

Beyond the Horizon humanitarian exercise in Guatemala concludes

Brig. Gen. James P. Wong traveled to Guatemala City, Guatemala June 7-9, to formally close out the Beyond the Horizon Guatemala 2016 exercise. The exercise officially opened April 7, with operations to build schools and clinics in multiple rural locations. Arriving early, Wong personally visited several of the sites to assess the progress first-hand.

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