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Aug. 24, 2020

JTF-Bravo Aeromedical Evacuation Teams Save Three Lives in Four Weeks

Pilots and crew from Joint Task Force – Bravo’s 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, Air Ambulance Detachment recently performed three life-saving aeromedical evacuations in the course of four weeks, from Jun. 22 to Jul. 14, 2020.

Aug. 21, 2020

USS Nitze Recovers Over 3,000 Pounds of Marijuana

EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) seized 725 kilograms of suspected cocaine and 3,190 pounds of suspected marijuana, August 4.

Aug. 19, 2020

USS Nitze Interdicts Millions in Drugs

The Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) seized 82 kilograms of suspected cocaine and 2,961 pounds of suspected marijuana, July 29.

Aug. 17, 2020

USS Pinckney Arrives in Manta

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) completed a port visit in Manta, Ecuador for fuel, August 15-16.

Aug. 17, 2020

Brazilian Officer Named TRADOC Instructor of the Year

WHINSEC former partner nation instructor, Brazilian Marine Corps Lieutenant Commander (Major) Dias, (2018-2020) School of Leadership and Tactics (SLT), Chief of the Tactics Division, was named TRADOC Instructor of the Year, in the Officer category.

Aug. 13, 2020

Southcom Chief: Venezuela's Maduro at Center of 'Vicious Circle of Threats'

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro continues to serve as a threat to the democratic freedom in neighboring nations in South America, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said.

Aug. 13, 2020

SOUTHCOM Hosts New U.S. Space Force 'U.S.-Brazil Space Engagement Talks'

U.S. Southern Command hosted the newly established U.S. Space Force and Brazilian counterparts for virtual U.S.-Brazil Space Engagement Talks.  Not only is this the first senior space flag officer event between the U.S. and Brazil, but it is the first such event for the U.S. Space Force.  

Aug. 12, 2020

JTF-Bravo donates COVID-19 supplies for municipalities in La Paz, Comayagua

Joint Task Force-Bravo donated personal protective equipment and medications, through U.S. Southern Command’s Humanitarian Assistance Program to support the municipalities of Villa de San Antonio, La Paz, Ajuterique and Lejamani.

Aug. 11, 2020

USS Pinckney Interdicts $4.5 Million in Cocaine

The Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) team seized over 120 kilograms of suspected cocaine July 24.

Aug. 10, 2020

U.S. Marine Corps Forces South Welcomes New Commander

The commander of Marine Corps Forces, South Maj. Gen. Michael F. Fahey III relinquished command to Brig. Gen. Phillip N. Frietze during a change of command ceremony August 7 at U.S. Army Garrison-Miami in Miami, Florida.

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