Archive: 2022

Oct. 19, 2022

Gen. Richardson Visits Panama for High-Level Security Dialogue

The commander of U.S. Southern Command, U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, visited Panama Oct. 17-18 where she led the U.S. delegation for the sixth meeting of the High-Level Security Dialogue (HLSD) between Panama and the United States.  

Oct. 18, 2022

Soto Cano Air Base hosts second MEIR course of the year

This month, the U.S. Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute partnered with medical personnel, first responders, the Honduran Red Cross and the Honduran Permanent Contingency Commission to return to Soto Cano to teach the MEIR course again, this time it was concluded with a base-wide exercise.

Oct. 18, 2022

NAVSCIATTS Proves Vital For Building Partnerships in The Western Hemisphere

At a 2015 Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School (NAVSCIATTS) graduation ceremony, Gen. Joseph Votel, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command at that time, encapsulated the importance of the school to the partner nations.

Oct. 17, 2022

Fourth Fleet Navy Reserve Sailors Support PANAMAX 2022

For more than 100 years, the Panama Canal has linked our world by bridging the divide between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Since its completion in 1914, the canal has been one of the most vital shipping routes on the planet with nearly 14,000 vessels making the transit every year. If the canal were to cease operations, the effects could dramatically impact the global economy. Protecting the canal isn’t solely the responsibility of the United States, but the responsibility of all nations that value free and open trade. This is the purpose of PANAMAX.

Oct. 13, 2022

571st MSAS trains 35 Peruvian service members to enhance interoperability

Eight 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron air advisors trained 35 Peruvian military service members with Grupo Aereo N. 42 between Aug. 22 to Sept. 8.

Oct. 7, 2022

USS Billings (Gold Crew) Returns Home After 4th Fleet Deployment

The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Billings (LCS 15) Gold Crew returned to Mayport, Fla., Oct. 7th, following its second successful deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations.

Sept. 30, 2022

U.S. and Brazil Navy Conduct Bilateral Exercise

ATLANTIC OCEAN - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) and Brazilian frigate BNS União (F45) conducted a 5-day maritime exercise September 23-28 that took place off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.

Sept. 27, 2022

AFRC Wing at Travis delivers humanitarian aid to Haiti

A Reserve aircrew from the 301st Airlift Squadron performed a three-day mission Sept. 23 – 25, to move humanitarian cargo to Haiti. Through the Denton Program, three school buses donated from San Diego Unified School District were transported from March Air Reserve Base, California, to Haiti.

Sept. 26, 2022

U.S. Army South hosts War College staff for week-long learning opportunity

U.S. Army South’s staff officers, noncommissioned officers and civilians had the opportunity to take part in the first iteration of the U.S. Army War College’s mobile Theater Army Staff Course Sept. 12-16 at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.

Sept. 23, 2022

Austin pledges to 'ease the load' for service members 

The Defense Department laid out an array of efforts — some already underway and some on the horizon — that address the needs of married service members and their families, as well as single service members.