Feb. 28, 2017
Continuing Promise Mission Provides Aid in Honduras
TRUJILLO, Honduras —
Continuing Promise 2017 made a stop in Honduras to conduct civil-military operations including humanitarian assistance, training engagements and medical, dental, and veterinary support in an effort to show U.S. support and commitment to Central and South America.
Feb. 10, 2017
Louisiana Army National Guard Supports Tornado Recovery in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS —
Approximately 100 soldiers from the Louisiana Army National Guard are supporting the New Orleans Police Department, by manning 16 static traffic control points in New Orleans East, following significant damage caused by a tornado.
Oct. 7, 2016
U.S., Military Troops Mobilize in Haiti Following Hurricane Matthew
U.S. military personnel began arriving on the hurricane-ravaged island nation of Haiti to begin storm response efforts as Combined Task Force Hurricane Matthew mobilizes there.
National Guard Ready for Disaster Response Roles in Wake of Hurricane Matthew
More than 6,000 National Guard members are on duty in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina as Hurricane Matthew moves north up the Atlantic Coast.
Oct. 6, 2016
DoD Assistance Team Arrives in Haiti for Post-Hurricane Support
U.S. military assistance is on the ground in Haiti to assist and support the tiny island nation with the impact felt from Hurricane Matthew, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters.
Oct. 4, 2016
East Coast Military Bases Prepare for Hurricane Matthew
Hurricane Matthew is "a serious storm and … we do stand ready to provide support in the region as needed,” Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters during a Pentagon briefing.
Southcom Stages Disaster Relief Team at Grand Cayman Island
U.S. Southern Command directed a team of about 100 military personnel and nine helicopters to Grand Cayman Island, where they will be staged and ready to support U.S. disaster relief operations in the Caribbean if requested.
Sept. 1, 2016
Florida National Guard Soldiers, Airmen Prepare for Hurricane Hermine
As Hurricane Hermine heads for Florida’s Gulf Coast, the state’s governor has activated about 100 National Guardsmen and is prepared to activate more if needed, a Defense Department spokesman said.
Partnerships Connect as Pacific Endeavor Concludes in Australia
BRISBANE, Australia —
After two weeks of information-sharing modules, equipment checks and field testing, the nearly 250 participants in Pacific Endeavor 2016 came together for a closing ceremony in Brisbane, Australia.
Aug. 3, 2016
Globalization and U.S. Africa Command: Understanding the New World
U.S. Africa Command finds itself at the forefront of the effort to develop transregional strategies to counter threats in an era of globalization, said Amanda J. Dory, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for African affairs.