The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC) celebrated its 15th anniversary with a Latin-inspired celebration. Since it began 15 years ago, the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC) has matured and become an integral part of the U.S. Army’s educational system. In recognition of that, WHINSEC celebrated with [ … ]
U.S. Navy Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, Commander, U.S. Southern Command, visited the two countries to reinforce partnerships and cooperation. U.S. Navy Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, Commander, U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), returned to Miami on Friday, January 22nd, after visiting Colombia and Honduras. This was his first visit to the region [ … ]
A little over two weeks after assuming the command of United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), U.S. Navy Admiral Kurt W. Tidd travelled to Kingston, Jamaica to co-host the XIV Caribbean Nations Security Conference (CANSEC 2016), alongside Major General Antony Anderson, Chief of Defence Staff of the Jamaican Defence Force (JDF). [ … ]
More than 30 tourists were traveling aboard the Reina del Caribe vessel on January 23rd between the popular tourist destinations Corn Island and Little Corn Island when strong winds and rain caused it to capsize. More than 30 tourists were traveling aboard the Reina del Caribe vessel on January 23rd [ … ]
The United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) contributed US$670,000 for the construction of a warehouse to store equipment the Armed Forces needs to respond to natural disasters. With the support of the United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), the Peruvian government recently inaugurated a warehouse in the region of Tacna dedicated to [ … ]
The country's Air Force receives ongoing training in international humanitarian law, which it is using in its missions in the valley of the Apurímac, Ene, and Mantaro Rivers (VRAEM), where drug-trafficking groups grow coca illegally.
Uruguayan service members recently prepared for overseas missions by participating in the Protection of Civilians (POC) course offered by Uruguay's National School for Peacekeeping Operations (ENOPU).
Brazil hosted UNITAS Atlantic 2015, a joint military training exercise for Navy members from various countries in the Americas.
Sailors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) and USS Chafee (DDG 90) participated in a community relations (COMREL) project at Almirante Miguel Grau Seminario in Lima, Peru, from Oct. 4-5.
The work done aboard the Comfort clearly heals more than bodies. It bridges gaps, builds ties, and makes history.
More than 1,000 service members from the Armed Forces of Argentina and Chile recently participated in Cruz del Sur III, a bi-national training exercise aimed at enabling the two Militaries to work in tandem in future United Nations peacekeeping missions.
The United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) donated $96,000 in equipment and funds to Guatemala to support a Rapid Response Facility (CRI) in the southern department of Escuintla.