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Oct. 28, 2019

Comfort Arrives in Jamaica to Provide Medical Assistance

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Kingston, Jamaica, for its eleventh medical mission stop in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, Oct. 25.

Oct. 25, 2019

Honduran MEDRETEs Provide Invaluable Surgical, Training Opportunities

Brooke Army Medical Center personnel participated in two separate Medical Readiness Exercises in Honduras recently.

Oct. 24, 2019

U.S. Navy Completes Medical SMEEs, Training in Peru

The Southern Partnership Station (SPS) 2019 Medical Engagement Team (MET) conducted their final mass casualty drill with Peruvian military medical personnel, October 21, culminating a month-long series of subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) and field exercises.

Oct. 24, 2019

Comfort Strengthens Partnership with Dominican Republic Following Successful Medical Mission

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) held its closing ceremony in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, symbolizing the completion of the hospital ship’s tenth medical mission in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, Oct. 21.

Oct. 17, 2019

Comfort Arrives in Dominican Republic to Provide Medical Assistance

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, for its tenth medical mission stop in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, Oct. 14. While in Santo Domingo, U.S. service members and medical professionals will work alongside partner and host nation staff to provide much-needed medical assistance in communities with urgent health care needs and demonstrate the commitment to strengthen regional medical capacity.

Oct. 17, 2019

Coast Guard offloads more than $92 million worth of cocaine in San Diego

The Coast Guard offloaded more than $92 million worth of seized cocaine in San Diego Wednesday. The cocaine was seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The contraband represents four suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions by the crews of three Coast Guard cutters off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America between late July and early October by the following Coast Guard cutters:

Oct. 13, 2019

Comfort Strengthens Partnership with St. Kitts and Nevis Following Successful Medical Mission

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed St. Kitts and Nevis following the completion of the ship’s ninth medical mission in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, Oct. 12.

Oct. 7, 2019

Comfort Arrives in St. Kitts and Nevis to Provide Medical Assistance

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, for its ninth medical mission stop in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, Oct. 3.

Oct. 6, 2019

Southcom Commander: Foreign Powers Pose Security Concerns

In South and Central America, four foreign powers are operating with differing involvement across all elements of national power, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said.At a Defense Writers Group event in Washington today, Navy Adm. Craig S. Faller said he's seen Russia, China, Iran and Cuba operating in varying capacities in Southcom's area

Oct. 4, 2019

Chilean Air Force partners with US Air Force, Navy, Army for Mobility Guardian 2019

The Chilean Air Force accomplished many firsts with their KC-130R aircraft in Exercise Mobility Guardian Sept 19-28, 2019.

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