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July 5, 2019

Comfort Completes First Medical Mission of 2019 Deployment in Manta

During Comfort’s six-day medical mission in Manta, 320 medical professionals of the United States Navy and seven partner nations provided care for 7,799 patients and performed more than 120 surgeries aboard the ship.

July 1, 2019

Joint Forces Hone Cohesion and Skills During Fire Exercise

U.S. Air Force and Army service members from Joint Task Force – Bravo and Army Support Activity held a joint training exercise June 26, 2019.

July 1, 2019

Comfort Opening Ceremony Held in Manta

Senior leadership from the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) alongside host and partner nation personnel attended the opening ceremony in Manta, Ecuador, June 28.

June 28, 2019

Fuerzas Comando 19 Closing Ceremony Sees Familiar Team Win Title

Fuerzas Comando 2019 came to an end with a closing ceremony held in the Edificio Bicentenario Ejercito de Chile, Santiago, Chile, June 27, 2019.

June 27, 2019

Comfort Arrives in Manta for First Medical Mission

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Manta, Ecuador for the first mission stop of the 2019 deployment, June 26.

June 24, 2019

NAMRU-6 Holds Change of Command

U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6) held a change of command ceremony at the Peruvian Naval Hospital in Callao, Peru June 21.

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.

June 20, 2019

US 4th Fleet and Partner Nations Will Unite for Exercise UNITAS

Chile will host maritime forces from 12 countries to participate in exercise UNITAS LX (60) Pacific from June 24 – July 3. Joining the U.S. and Chile this year are 11 countries including Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Germany, Honduras, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

June 19, 2019

Opening Ceremony Kicks Off Fuerzas Comando 2019 in Chile

Special Operations Forces from 19 countries gathered in Santiago, Chile for the Opening Day Ceremony of Fuerzas Comando 2019 at the Brigada de Operaciones Especiales “Lautaro.”

June 19, 2019

U.S. Military Dentist Treats Patients in Guatemala

Sometimes in the U.S. one might take for granted the privilege of being able to seek treatment from a doctor or dentist. That's not the case here, where hundreds of people without means are waiting in line for that opportunity, and Joel Whiteman is here to help.

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