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Aug. 18, 2021

Special Tactics Airmen Augment Haiti Earthquake Humanitarian Relief Efforts

Special Tactics Airmen assigned to the 24th Special Operations Wing are currently responding to a request to augment humanitarian aid efforts in Haiti following a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on Aug. 14.

Aug. 17, 2021

JTF-Bravo assets arrive at forward operating location for USSOUTHCOM disaster assistance to Haiti

Two U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook and two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters with the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, Joint Task Force-Bravo, based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, arrived at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in support of disaster relief operations for Haiti, August 16.

Aug. 17, 2021

U.S. Southern Command Speeds to Aid Haitians

A U.S. Southern Command joint task force has already begun working to aid the people of Haiti, which was recently hit by a devastating earthquake and is now being flooded by a tropical storm.

Aug. 17, 2021

LRAFB crews support USSOUTHCOM disaster assistance to Haiti

A team of 14 military personnel assigned to a U.S. Southern Command Situational Awareness Team arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Aug. 15, where they will work with U.S. government diplomatic and disaster-assistance personnel assessing the situation in areas impacted by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, Aug. 14.

Aug. 16, 2021

JTF-Bravo Deploys Assets in Support of U.S. Disaster Assistance to Haiti

At the request of U.S. Southern Command, service members assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo, Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, will deploy to Haiti in support of relief efforts and deliver critical supplies to the people of Haiti who were affected by the recent earthquake on Aug. 14, 2021. 

Aug. 13, 2021

SOUTHCOM Commander Strengthens Partnerships During Visits to Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados

U.S. Navy Adm. Craig S. Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, visited Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados Aug. 10-13 to meet with leaders and regional organizations to discuss continued partnership in efforts to counter security threats and strengthen regional humanitarian and disaster response.

Aug. 3, 2021

Army South develops medical evacuation rehearsals with Colombian combat medics

U.S. Army South personnel and 82nd Airborne Division medics joined Colombian military partners to conduct medical evacuation rehearsals July 24, preceding a combined Dynamic Force Employment airborne exercise at Tolemaida Air Base, Colombia.

Aug. 2, 2021

IAAFA team shines at professional development program

The language skills of the Inter-American Air Forces Academy team were front and center during Programa Integral para Suboficiales de Alta Jerarquía, a professional development training engagement conducted with U.S. Army South and the Colombian Army June 14-25.

July 28, 2021

Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane Crewmembers Interdict $16 Million Worth of Illicit Drugs

The Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane returned home to their homeport in Portsmouth, after a 72-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea, Sunday. The Harriet Lane’s crew performed counter-drug and migrant interdiction operations in support of the Coast Guard 7th District and Joint Interagency Task Force-South.

July 26, 2021

JTF-Bravo Logistics Support Enables Colombian Global Health Engagement

Medical personnel with the Medical Element, Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-B), have a unique set of responsibilities when planning to conduct a Global Health Engagement across Latin America and the Caribbean, but their main focus is always patient care.

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