USS KEARSARGE, At Sea – USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) is supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in providing assistance to Haiti.
AYOKO KAZERNE, Suriname - A delegation of Brazilian military officials received an operational overview of the Beyond the Horizons 2008 - Suriname exercise from U.S. Army South organizers July 19-21 at the Ayoko Kazerne Base Camp to familiarize themselves with humanitarian operations being conducted throughout the country.
Thirty-one Airmen from theCalifornia Air National Guard's 163rdMedical Group traveled to Guatemala Aug. 18 for a two-week medical readiness training exercise in and aroundSanta Rosa.
After three months of performing nine medical missions, New Horizons medical readiness training exercises have come to a close with a total of 12,414 Peruvians treated by Air Force and Navy medical reservists.
A shipment of fortified rice, coordinated by SOUTHCOM's Humanitarian Assistance Directorate, arrived in Haiti recently and was distributed by representatives from the government of Haiti and an international NGO and was delivered to those most in need.
7/10/2008-AYACUCHO, Peru--U.S. Army CH-47D "Chinook" aircrew members and soldiers with Task Force New Horizons are providing heavy-lift helicopter support to more than 990 U.S. servicemembers deployed to Ayacucho, Peru in support of New Horizons Peru-2008, a humanitarian effort focused on bringing a better quality of life to the people of [ … ]
USS Boxer makes voyage to El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru
*Dialogue on Hemispheric Security in preparation for the Mérida Initiative*
*Beyond Guns and Steel: Reviving the Nonmilitary Instruments of American Power*
Colombia's military rescued 15 hostages, including three U.S. government contractors, from leftist revolutionary captors who had imprisoned the group in jungle camps for more than five years.
This press release was issued by the Ministry of Defense of Colombia on July 2, 2008.