United States Southern Command

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Panamax, an annual U.S. Southern Command-sponsored multinational exercise focused on ensuring the security of the Panama Canal and the surrounding region, kicks off Friday at multiple U.S. military bases and in Santiago, Chile.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 05:51
Rear Admiral Cedric Pringle, the Deputy Director of the U.S. Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF-S), recently visited the Dominican Republic to strengthen ties between the two countries in their shared efforts to combat international drug trafficking.
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 05:46
The men and women of Joint Task Force-Bravo hosted Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James Apr. 8, 2016, at Soto Cano Air Base, as she wrapped up her visit to various units in the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 06:46
From March - August 2016, U.S. military personnel will deploy to the Dominican Republic and Guatemala to conduct humanitarian and civic assistance exercises. As part of the Beyond the Horizon & New Horizons exercise programs, troops specializing in engineering, construction and health care will provide services to communities while conducting valuable deployment training and building important relationships with partner nations.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 05:18
Operation Martillo (Spanish for “hammer”) a critical operation led by Joint Interagency Task Force South, in support of U.S. Southern Command, is entering its fifth year of coordinating partner nation efforts to stop illicit trafficking routes in the coastal waters along the Central American isthmus.
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 05:18
Delegates from the U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet met with members of Marina de Guerra del Per (MGP-Peruvian Navy), Feb. 17-18, during the annual Operational Naval Committee (ONC) conference.
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 06:38
U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Kurt W. Tidd is scheduled to assume duties as commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) from U.S. Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly during a formal change-of-command ceremony Jan. 14 at the command’s headquarters.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 06:54
The National Defense University (NDU) in Washington, D.C., played host to government and defense leaders, as well as civil-sector security experts from across the Americas Nov. 18 to mark the release of a special Western Hemisphere edition of PRISM, a quarterly security journal published by the university’s Center for Complex Operations.
Friday, October 16, 2015 - 06:52
Naval forces from Chile, Colombia, Mexico and the United States kicked off UNITAS 2015, an annual multinational exercise, in Valparaiso, Chile, Oct. 13.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 06:12
Senior leaders from eight different nations throughout the Western Hemisphere took part in the final planning conference in preparation for UNITAS AMPHIBIOUS 2015, from Sept. 8-11, 2015.