Capacity Building: includes articles on any bilateral or multilateral effort to reinforce a partner nation military's strengths. For example, any joint training effort, operation, exercise, seminar, etc. that shows the willingness of the United States to support its partners by sharing their knowledge and experience in certain areas that will make the partner nations better prepared to respond to their country's challenges themselves. These include medical readiness exercises (MEDRETEs), seminars, subject matter expert exchanges (SMEEs), or any joint learning effort among partner nations.
Putting the Best Possible Team on the Field
U.S. Navy Admiral, Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, and U.S. Ambassador in Trinidad and Tobago, John L. Estrada, participated in the first conference on Women in the Military and Security, which took place in Trinidad and Tobago from June 14th-16th.
The Brazilian Navy Introduces Task Force to Operate on Land during the Olympics
On June 30th, the Brazilian Navy introduced the ground task force that will operate during the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in a ceremony at the Amphibious Division Command in the Ilha do Governador neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro’s the North Zone.
Cybersecurity Highlights First Ever United States-Colombia CCIB
Earlier in June, U.S. Army Colonel Jonathon R. Moelter, chief of U.S. Southern Command’s (SOUTHCOM) Communications Systems Directorate (J-6) and co-chairman to the U.S.-Colombia Command, Control, and Interoperability Board (CCIB), led a 13-member U.S. delegation to Bogota, Colombia and the first ever U.S.-Colombia CCIB.
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