USS Wichita and Jamaican Forces Conduct Live-Fire Exercise
By U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command / U.S. 4th Fleet | April 12, 2021
CARIBBEAN SEA – The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Wichita (LCS 13) and Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel HMJS Cornwall conducted a live fire exercise in the Caribbean Sea April 9.
SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Uruguay, Argentina
By SOUTHCOM Public Affairs | April 9, 2021
The commander of U.S. Southern Command, Navy Adm. Craig Faller, completed a week-long trip today to Uruguay and Argentina where he met with each nation’s security leaders to discuss regional security and continued military-to-military cooperation.
U.S., Honduras, Costa Rica Train for Fires
By Maria Pinel | April 6, 2021
Joint Task Force-Bravo’s 612th Air Base Squadron hosted a new iteration of exercise CENTAM SMOKE at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras March 22 - 26, with the participation of 19 firefighters from Honduras and 5 from Costa Rica.
USS Wichita Interdicts $17 Million in Drugs
By U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command / U.S. 4th Fleet Public Affairs | April 1, 2021
CARIBBEAN SEA- The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Wichita (LCS 13) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 402 seized 400 kilograms of suspected cocaine, March 13.