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Sept. 19, 2017

Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands prepares for Hurricane Maria

U.S. service members with Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands moved their aircraft from San Juan to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, Sept. 18, 2017, in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Maria so they can continue their humanitarian assistance and disaster relief mission once the storm passes.

Sept. 19, 2017

Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands distributes water to the people of Saint Martin

U.S. service members with Joint Task Force - Leeward Islands began water purification projects on Saint Martin, Sept. 14, in response to the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

Sept. 18, 2017

SOCSOUTH deploys team in support of response efforts in the Caribbean

HOMESTEAD, Fla., (Sept. 18, 2017) – A Special Operations Command South situational assessment team departed Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 9, 2017, in support of Joint Task Force – Leeward Islands’ (JTF-LI) aid response to areas affected by Hurricane Irma in the eastern Caribbean Sea.

Sept. 12, 2017

U.S. Forces prepare to support Hurricane Irma relief

SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras -- Over 300 U.S. service members temporarily based in Honduras are poised to respond to Hurricane Irma in the eastern Caribbean Sea, at the request of the U.S. Agency for International Development - Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance.

June 12, 2017

Second phase of Tradewinds exercise hosted by Trinidad and Tobago

The second phase of a yearly U.S. Southern Command-sponsored joint combined exercise is set to take place in Trinidad and Tobago, June 13-17.

June 9, 2017

National Guard, sister services engage community during Tradewinds exercise

PARAGON BASE, Barbados - Most people envision the Caribbean as a vacation spot with sparkling waters and white sand beaches. For Soldiers, the Caribbean serves as the location for the annual Tradewinds exercise, directed by the Army's Southern Command (SOUTHCOM).

June 6, 2017

Tradewinds 2017 kicks off in Barbados

Exercise Tradewinds 2017, a multi-national maritime security and disaster response exercise in the Caribbean, began with an opening ceremony welcoming 20 partner nations in Bridgetown, Barbados, Tuesday.

May 11, 2017

USS Zephyr returns home following counterdrug patrol in Latin America, Caribbean

MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- The Cyclone-class patrol costal ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) and its embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) returned to its homeport in Mayport, Florida, May 10, following a 56 day patrol in the 4th fleet area of operations conducting Operation Martillo.

March 27, 2017

Collaboration and Wealth of Experience Brought Together in Key West with CBSI’s Technical Assistance Field Team

When it comes to combating transnational criminal organizations in the Caribbean and securing America’s borders, the cooperation with partner nations in the region continues to thrive. This relationship was tangible as representatives from Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Kitts and Nevis, Bahamas, and the United States gathered at U.S. Coast Guard Sector Key West, Florida, to exchange ideas, best practices and maintenance concepts for short range patrol craft and coastal security boats.

June 29, 2016

Exercise Tradewinds 2016 Phase II Wraps Up

The final operational phase of Exercise Tradewinds 2016 completed with the pomp and circumstance of a Caribbean ceremony Tuesday. Representatives of the 18 partner nations as well as top officials from Jamaica and the United States branded the exercise a ringing success

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