Archive: 2021

Oct. 22, 2021

State Partnership Program: Argentine Ambassador to the U.S. visits Georgia National Guard

Jorge Martín Arturo Argüello, the Argentine ambassador to the U.S., visited the Marietta-based 4th Civil Support Team, 201st Regional Support Group, Georgia Army National Guard headquarters at Clay National Guard Center Oct. 19.

Oct. 21, 2021

USAAAD, DPAA join forces, conduct live hoist rescue training

Members of Joint Task Force Bravo’s U.S. Army Air Ambulance Detachment (USAAAD), 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment conducted live hoist and Skedco hoist training, Oct. 11, 2021 in Santiago, Panama.

Oct. 20, 2021

JTF-B volunteers construct house for local family

Thirty-four service members assigned to Joint Task Force Bravo (JTF-B), Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, embarked on a weekend volunteer mission to build a stable home for a local family.

Oct. 13, 2021

Peru leads multinational force in amphibious landing during UNITAS LXII

Naval forces from eight countries participated in a multinational amphibious landing during the amphibious phase of exercise UNITAS LXII, Oct. 2. UNITAS is designed to train forces in joint maritime operations and to increase interoperability and capability between participating naval and marine forces. This exercise develops and sustains relationships that improve the capacity of maritime partners to achieve common objectives...

Oct. 12, 2021

IAAFA participates in AFA Air, Space and Cyber Conference

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – A team of instructors and leaders from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy joined hundreds of Airmen and Guardians at the 2021 Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Sept. 20-22.

Oct. 12, 2021

Border conference promotes security for neighboring countries in South America

The Brazilian Army hosted senior military leaders from U.S. Army South, the armies of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, and the Panamanian SENAFRONT at the 2nd Multilateral Border Conference in Manaus, Amazonas state, held Sept. 27-29. The focus of the conference was to improve cooperation between participants and to develop solutions for regional border problems.

Oct. 7, 2021

62nd UNITAS concludes, successfully conducting a full-spectrum of Maritime, Amphibious, and Jungle Operations

UNITAS LXII (62), the world’s longest-running multinational maritime exercise concluded with a closing ceremony in Lima, Peru, Oct. 6.

Sept. 27, 2021

UNITAS LXII Opening Ceremony Takes Place in Lima

LIMA, Peru – Naval and Marine forces from Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Spain, South Korea, United Kingdom, Uruguay, and the United States gathered for the opening ceremony for UNITAS LXII, the longest running multinational maritime exercise, in Lima, Peru, Sept. 27.

Sept. 27, 2021

Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour returns from drug patrol

The crew disrupted illegal narcotics smuggling, seizing more than 5,000 pounds of cocaine that was offloaded in San Diego, Sept. 22. The drugs, worth an estimated $96 million, were seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico.

Sept. 26, 2021

UNITAS LXII Kicks off in Lima

LIMA, Peru – Naval and Marine forces from Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Morocco, Panama, Peru, Spain, United Kingdom, Uruguay, and the United States kicked off UNITAS LXII, an annual multinational exercise, Sept. 24, in Lima, Peru.