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April 27, 2018

Colombian President Visits, Thanks Southcom for its Support

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visited U.S. Southern Command in Miami to thank the command’s personnel for their steadfast support to his country’s security efforts.

April 11, 2018

Pacom’s Harris Passes ‘Old Goat’ Award to Southcom’s Tidd

Navy Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., the commander of U.S. Pacific Command, turned the Old Goat Award over to Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, during a short, unofficial ceremony.

Feb. 16, 2018

Southcom Commander: Modest Investments Needed to Build Security Network

U.S. Southern Command has focused on building a "regional security network of principled, inclusive partnerships" to address shared challenges and build capabilities and capacity, Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, Southcom’s commander, told a Senate panel.

Feb. 12, 2018

Officials Highlight Importance of U.S. Security Sector Assistance

U.S. security sector assistance is an important tool to build partner capacity and strengthen regional security, officials said during a panel discussion at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington.

Feb. 9, 2018

Opioids Present Unprecedented Threat, Sessions Tells Southcom Summit

The nation is facing an unprecedented threat from opioids, with tens of thousands of people dying each year in the United States in overdoses involving the substance, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in Miami at U.S. Southern Command.

Dec. 6, 2017

Caribbean Nations Must Evolve Networks to Face New Challenges, Tidd Says

Networks are a fact of life in the world today and they are both the problem and the solution, U.S. Southern Command’s chief said at the Caribbean Nations Security Conference in Georgetown, Guyana.

Sept. 22, 2017

Military Officials Outline Hurricane Relief Efforts

The numerous natural disasters of the past couple of weeks have cut a wide swath across the United States from Florida and the Caribbean region to the West Coast, the deputy to the chief of the Air Force Reserve said, vowing continued support throughout the hurricane and wildfire seasons.

Sept. 21, 2017

Southcom Commander: Military Hurricane Assistance Fast, Flexible

The U.S. military has unique capabilities that are needed in the early stages of disaster relief operations and U.S. Southern Command is working with those involved to get support where it is needed, the commander of Southcom said.

Aug. 24, 2017

Southcom Commander Highlights Security Cooperation With Regional Partners

The United States and its South American partners are committed to working together to address the security challenges impacting Latin America and beyond, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said.

July 27, 2017

Special Ops Competition Brings Teams Together, Southcom Commander Says

The commander of U.S. Southern Command said this year's Fuerzas Comando special operations forces competition in Paraguay brought competitors and key leaders together as families, partners and friends.

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