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  • 30 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Underwood (FFG 36) departed Roatan, Honduras, Oct. 26, to return to its homeport of Mayport, Fla., wrapping up a Southern Seas Deployment to U.S. 4th Fleet. Roatan was the final foreign port Underwood visited on this deployment and is the last before the ship’s decommissioning next year. “It was […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. civil-military operation Continuing Promise 2017 wrapped up a 10-day mission stop in Trujillo, Honduras. As part of the visit, a team of 169 Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps service members worked with local military counterparts, medical professionals, and volunteers to provide medical, dental, optometry, and veterinary services from Feb. 21 to […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Authorities

    Joint forces arrive in Honduras, July 12, in support of Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel 2015 (SPS-JHSV 15). SPS-JHSV 15 is a joint force comprised of adapted forces including divers, explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians, corpsmen, Seabees, intel personnel, preventive medicine specialists, and communication specialists, from the Navy, Marines, Army and Air Force. Through […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Authorities

    The Continuing Promise (CP-15) team embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) completed the tenth mission stop in Trujillo, Honduras, in support of CP-15 on Sept. 6. The team began its tenth mission stop in the towns of Trujillo, Puerto Castilla, and Corocito on August 29 in support of the […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sailors and Marines deployed as an adaptive force package (AFP) from USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) wrapped up their first mission stop in support of Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel 2015 (SPS-JHSV 15) in Puerto Castilla, Honduras, Aug. 24. While ashore, the AFP provided training and subject matter expert exchanges (SMEEs), conducted community relations projects, […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), operated by the Military Sealift Command, arrived in Honduras, for its first mission stop during Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel 2015 (SPS-JHSV 15), July 11. Spearhead’s deployment to the region exemplifies the U.S. commitment to cooperative partnerships in the Caribbean, Central and South America. The ship’s arrival to Honduras not […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned to Wilmington on March 2, following a 46-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. During the patrol, the crew aboard the Diligence was diverted to conduct a search and rescue mission of four Italian sailors aboard the 30-foot sailing vessel Algeria, which became disabled off the Coast of […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Authorities

    Military Sealift Command Joint High-Speed Vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) moored to the pier in Puerto Castilla, Honduras Aug. 30, to commence the offload of gear and personnel for the final leg of Southern Partnership Station 2014 (SPS-JHSV 14).   Sailors, Marines, Soldiers and Airmen, all part of the adaptive force packages (AFPs) supporting SPS-JHSV […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Southern Partnership Station Joint High Speed Vessel 2014 (SPS-JHSV 14) mission came to an end and the vessel returned from deployment Oct. 7 after concluding a successful four-month deployment involving subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) in Belize, Guatemala, Colombia, and Honduras. SPS-JHSV 14 focused on building partner capacity with host-nation counterparts and fostering relationships […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy doctors and hospital corpsmen held a Combat Lifesaver (CLS) training course for service members at Honduran naval base Base Naval de Puerto Castilla as part of Southern Partnership Station 17 (SPS 17). The medical professionals provided this course in the event that hospital corpsmen are not available in combat casualty situations. “If there’s a mass casualty, […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s 272-meter long hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) returned to Naval Station Norfolk on December 18, completing over two months of medical support operations in South and Central America as part of Enduring Promise. The Enduring Promise initiative is a US Southern Command project to provide medical assistance in the region. “The […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command-charted vessel HSV Swift (HSV 2) arrived to Mayport, Fla., May 23 to officially mark the completion of the Southern Partnership Station (SPS) 2013 mission. The 4th Fleet initiative, designed to strengthen civil and maritime services’ capabilities to respond to a variety of maritime missions, included teams of Riverine, Seabees, explosive ordnance disposal […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. boat builder Metal Shark has received a contract to build up to 13 near coastal patrol vessels (NCPV) for Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and Honduras. The $16 million contract was awarded to the company by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command under the foreign military sales program. The contract includes options which, if exercised, could bring the value […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A Honduras registered product tanker Moresby 9, GT 1321, carrying 2200 metric tonnes of Marine Gas Oil (MGO), was boarded by an unknown number of perpetrators approximately 34 nm from the Anambas Islands, Indonesia, on July 4, 2014.   The Indonesian Navy deployed their ships to the location of the incident. However, they were not […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command Mercy-class hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed Dominica, Aug. 6, completing the crew’s eighth mission stop as part of Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15). Working alongside government officials, community leaders and host-nation healthcare professionals and medical students, the CP-15 team provided medical care to more than 11,000 residents at medical sites […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Authorities

    Over the course of 10 days, the Continuing Promise (CP-15) team embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) provided care to over 9,300 Colombian patients from July 8-17, completing the seventh mission stop for CP-15 in Buenaventura, Colombia. The CP-15 team continued building partnerships within the region, working alongside Colombian […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is on its ninth Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15) mission stop in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. An opening ceremony held on August 14 at the 27 de Febrero Naval Base marked the start of this mission stop during Comfort’s six-month deployment and the third time that the Continuing Promise […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USNS Spearhead (EPF 1) returned to Mayport Oct. 9, after deploying from early June to early October in support of Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel 2015 (SPS-JHSV 15). USNS Spearhead (EPF 1), formerly known as USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) returned to Mayport to drop off members of the crew before it returns to Norfolk, […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15) team embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) in El Salvador after transiting the Panama Canal, June 17. Host nation government and military officials, including the Minister of Health, Minister of Defense, and the U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, welcomed the arrival of Comfort and its […]

  • 12 January 2016

    The Mexican Navy (Secretaria de Marina – SEMAR) and Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group have signed contracts for three, 42-metre patrol vessels in addition to their existing fleet. All ships will be of the Damen Stan Patrol 4207 design. This contract is again proof of the good, ongoing relationship between the Mexican Navy and Damen. […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), operated by Military Sealift Command, arrived in Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel 2015 (SPS-JHSV 15), Aug. 11. During the visit, Sailors and civil service mariners assigned to USNS Spearhead will also participate in a community relations event with the local population to clean up […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The joint military crew and various non-governmental organization (NGO) volunteers serving aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) commenced humanitarian-civil assistance operations on July 8 in Colombia as part of Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15). Colombia is the seventh mission stop during CP-15’s six-month deployment. Comfort’s last visit to Colombia was in […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    The Mexican Navy’s sail training ship ARM Cuauhtémoc (BE-01) departed Acapulco – Icacos naval base on Sunday to start the 2018 training cruise. The cruise will see the tall ship and embarked cadets visit a total of 24 ports in 13 countries. In addition to Mexican Navy cadets, the ship will also host cadets from Brazil, Guatemala, […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), Carrier Strike Group NINE (CSG 9) and Destroyer Squadron 23 completed UNITAS Atlantic (LANT) November 25. This was the final exercise in their Southern Seas 2015 deployment. Hosted by Brazil November 14-25, the exercise consisted of a variety of maritime scenarios to test command and […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The preventive medicine team, embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), was on the hunt for Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes during a subject matter expert exchange (SMEE) in support of Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15) on June 6. Lt. Cmdr. James Dunford, an entomologist assigned to Navy Environmental and […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities

    Members of partner navies visited USS New York (LPD 21) Aug. 7, 8 and 9, on Naval Station Mayport while participating in PANAMAX 2014, an exercise aimed at developing strong working relationships between multinational forces to ensure the defense of the Panama Canal.   The exercise, which is scheduled to run through Aug. 15, includes […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is ready to start Enduring Promise, an 11-week medical assistance mission conducted with host-nation health and government partners in Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, and Honduras. Comfort is scheduled to depart Norfolk on October 11, en route to South America and Central America. The purpose of the deployment is to […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed Miami, Fla. April 6 making its way to Belize, the first Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15) mission stop. CP-15 is a collaborative effort that affords military personnel the opportunity to work alongside partner nations and non-governmental organization civilian experts, promoting commitment and shared interests within […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), Carrier Strike Group 9, Destroyer Squadron 23 and embarked Carrier Air Wing 2 completed UNITAS Pacific as the ship transitioned into the Atlantic Ocean Nov. 2. The multinational forces exercise UNITAS 2015, which is part of Southern Seas 2015 (SS15), is conducted in two phases, UNITAS Pacific and UNITAS […]