Archive: November, 2022

Nov. 30, 2022

SOUTHCOM Commander Meets with President, Military Leaders During Visit to Dominican Republic

The commander of U.S. Southern Command, Army Gen. Laura Richardson, visited Dominican Republic Nov. 28 – 30, meeting with Dominican Republic President Luis Abinader and military leaders to discuss security cooperation.

Nov. 28, 2022

USNS Comfort Brings WPS to Colombia

USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) Continuing Promise team supports a Women, Peace and Security (WPS) event in the Colombia and held discussions around the four pillars of WPS; participation, protection, prevention, and relief and recovery.

Nov. 27, 2022

USNS Comfort Arrives in Dominican Republic for Continuing Promise

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) anchored off the coast of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in support of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet's Continuing Promise 2022 (CP22) mission, Nov. 27.

Nov. 25, 2022

SOUTHCOM Commander celebrates Thanksgiving with troops at Naval Station Guantanamo

Servicemembers stationed at Naval Station Guantanamo received some distinguished visitors as Gen. Laura Richardson, commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), and members of the SOUTHCOM command team, joined them to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.

Nov. 25, 2022

USNS Comfort Completes Its Third Mission Stop of CP 2022 in Colombia

CARTAGENA, Colombia -- U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) completed its third mission stop of Continuing Promise 2022 in Cartagena, Colombia, Nov. 20, 2022.

Nov. 23, 2022

Exercise Southern Vanguard 23 comes to a close

Soldiers from the Illinois and Georgia National guard stood side by side with their Colombian Army counterparts one last time on the parade field of Tolemaida Military Base in Colombia during the closing ceremony of Exercise Southern Vanguard 23 (ExSV23) on Nov. 16, 2022.

Nov. 22, 2022

U.S. Army South hosts professional development exchange with Colombian NCOs

The U.S. Army South-led “Programa Integral para Suboficiales de Alta Jerarquía,” or PISAJ, concluded on Nov. 18, 2022, after 13 days of training, briefings from war-fighting functions and tours of facilities between Washington, D.C., and Miami.

Nov. 22, 2022

New York Air Guardsman Completes Brazil Jungle Training

For New York Air National Guard Tech Sgt. Jeremy Miter, adapting to the heat and humidity of the Amazon basin was the toughest part of the six weeks he spent at Brazil’s jungle warfare school from the end of September until mid-November.

Nov. 16, 2022

Illinois National Guard, Colombia Military Kick Off Combined Military Training Exercise

More than 300 U.S. and Colombian soldiers stood tall in formation on the parade field of Tolemaida Military Base, Colombia, during the opening ceremony of Exercise Southern Vanguard 23 (ExSV23). Exercise Southern Vanguard is U.S. Army South's premier annual training exercise taking place at the operational and tactical levels intended to increase interoperability between the United States and Western Hemisphere forces.

Nov. 15, 2022

USS Milwaukee and Dominican Republic Navy Work Together in Bilateral Maritime Interdiction Exercise

CARIBBEAN SEA -- The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) and two Dominican Republic Navy ships conducted a bilateral maritime interdiction exercise off the coast of Santo Domingo, Nov. 10.