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DORAL, Fla. (July 12, 2024) – Army Gen. Laura J. Richardson, Commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), and Marine Command Sgt. Maj. Rafael Rodriguez, recognize U.S. Army civilian Eric Lightfoot for being awarded the 59th annual South Florida Federal Executive Board’s Federal Employee of the Year award. (Photo by Senior Airman Christopher Bermudez)
Army civilian honored by South Florida Federal Executive Board
By Senior Airman Christopher Bermudez | July 12, 2024
Army Gen. Laura J. Richardson, Commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), and Marine Command Sgt. Maj. Rafael Rodriguez, recognized U.S. Army civilian Eric Lightfoot for being awarded the 59th annual South Florida Federal Executive Board’s Federal Employee of the Year award. 

NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Fla. (July 3, 2024) The USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10) departs Naval Station Mayport for Continuing Promise 2024 on July 3, 2024. Continuing Promise 2024 marks the 14th mission to the region since 2007 and the second aboard USNS Burlington. The mission will foster goodwill, strengthen existing partnerships with partner nations, and encourage the establishment of new partnerships among countries, non-government organizations, and international organizations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alexa Trafton)
USNS Burlington Departs for Continuing Promise 2024 Deployment
By USNAVSOUTH/4TH FLEET PUBLIC AFFAIRS | July 4, 2024
The U.S. Navy Spearhead-class fast transport ship, USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10), departed from Naval Station Mayport for Latin America and the Caribbean in support of Continuing Promise 2024.

U.S. Army Col. Yulius Mustafa, Army Forces Command, Joint Task Force-Bravo, examines a child during a Medical Readiness Training Exercise at La Paz, Honduras, July 1, 2024. In the past 12 months, JTF-Bravo’s medical professionals have treated over 8,500 patients in Central America through exercises like these, providing surgical, dental, medical and trauma care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shelby Pruitt-Johnson)
Over 475 La Paz community members receive medical care
By Staff Sgt. Shelby Pruitt-Johnson | July 3, 2024
Service members assigned to Army Forces Command, Joint Task Force-Bravo, conducted a Medical Readiness Training Exercise with Honduran Air Force medical professionals and security personnel, Red Cross, Ministry of Health, Honduran National Police, Building Minds School’s volunteer translators and local municipality representatives at La Paz, Honduras, July 1-2, 2024. 

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (June 17, 2024) -- U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, meets with Honduran President Xiomara Castro to discuss continued bilateral cooperation. Richardson visited Honduras June 17 – 18 to strengthen the U.S-Honduran defense partnership (Photo courtesy of the Government of Honduras)
Gen. Richardson Meets With President, Senior Officials During Visit to Honduras
By U.S. Southern Command Public Affairs | June 20, 2024
U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, visited Honduras June 17-18 and met with Honduran President Xiomara Castro and other senior officials to discuss continued bilateral cooperation. Richardson's visit to Honduras was her fifth as SOUTHCOM commander. The trip included a visit to Joint Task Force-Bravo to preside over the task force's change of command ceremony.

U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson (center), U.S. Southern Command’s Commander, stands with Joint Task Force-Bravo incoming commander, U.S. Army Col. Daniel Alder (right), and JTF-Bravo outgoing commander, U.S. Army Col. James Wiese (left) during the change of command ceremony at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, June 18, 2024. JTF-Bravo is U.S. Southern Command’s lead forward element in the Central American region with a joint area of operations that includes seven nations, and when directed, beyond that operational area. (U.S. Army photo by Martin Chahin)
Joint Task Force-Bravo's 43rd Commander assumes command
By Capt. Dorothy Sherwood | June 18, 2024
U.S. Army Col. Daniel Alder assumes command of Joint Task Force-Bravo during a change of command ceremony becoming the 43rd commander of JTF-Bravo at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, June 18, 2024. 
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