From providing surgical assistance to overburdened hospitals, supporting disaster relief and building local health capacity, a mobile U.S. military medical unit based in Honduras is helping fill health gaps across Central America with the hope of contributing to enhancing stability in a region wh...
The San Diego-based frigate USS Rentz is deploying later this month to support Operation Martillo in Central America. Rentz is slated to be deployed for six months.
SOUTHCOM’s Partnering Directorate and Panama-based Civil Affairs soldiers collaborated with the Rotary Club in Panama City, Panama, and Rotary District 6080 in Missouri to provide 270 BIO-Sand water filtration systems, 10 pallets of wheelchairs, and five pallets of men’s, women’s, and children’s ...
As U.S. Soldiers and Airmen wrap up the final weeks of humanitarian assistance projects in isolated regions of Panama during Beyond the Horizon 2013, they’re leaving behind a long-term impact, the commander of Joint Task Force Panama told American Forces Press Service.
Life in the small farming district of Yasy Cany in Canindeyú department, Paraguay is tough, and it shows on the faces of its 30,000 residents.
Brazilian Minister of Defense Celso Amorim declared that Brazil will continue to contribute to the stabilization of Haiti, but it cannot perpetuate its presence in the country in order to avoid an “unwanted comfort zone.”
In the aftermath of the bombing attacks at the Boston Marathon on April 15, at least one of Boston’s civilian trauma surgeons who treated several of the victims also happens to be a Military reservist whose combat casualty care training proved to be extremely handy.