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  • 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 […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) departs Puerto Castilla in support of Southern Partnership Station 2014.   Southern Partnership Station is a U.S. Navy deployment focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces. U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command and U.S. 4th Fleet employ maritime forces […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s landing platform dock ‘Castillla’ played a lead role during the country’s recent hostage rescue exercise. LPD ‘Castilla’ and elements from the Marine Corps Special Naval Warfare Force took part in exercise SOFEX 16, a simulated hostage rescue operation, in Cartagena waters, South East Spain. The ‘Castilla’ operated as command ship of Navy and Army […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Spanish Navy’s Galicia-class landing platform dock ESPS Castilla got underway from her homeport at Rota Naval Base on July 19 to join the counter-piracy operation Atalanta off the Horn of Africa. ESPS Castilla will operate two SH-60 helicopters from the 10th aircraft squadron during the deployment and host a Marine Corps security squad and a […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The oceanographic research ship (BIO in its Spanish initials) ‘Hespérides’ set sail from her home port in Cartagena on October 20th to participate in the 28th Antarctic campaign. 15 research projects will be carried out, nine of them financed by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness. This year’s campaign is expected to last 100 […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Vessels

    On August 29, 2018, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)’s JS Akebono and the Spanish Navy’s ESPS Castilla conducted a passage exercise (PASSEX) in the Gulf of Aden. JS Akebono (DD-108) and ESPS Castilla (L52) are flagships under the command of Combined Task Force (CTF151) and the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) CTF465, respectively. […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Training & Education

    120 nautical miles southwest of Socotra, the EU Naval Force ship ESPS Castilla took custody of six suspected Somali pirates, who allegedly attempted to seize the Spanish tuna fishing vessel FV Izurdia. Their transfer to Spain was ordered by Central Court of Prosecution no3, Madrid. The suspect pirates were transported to ESPS Castilla by the […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The EU-led counter-piracy operation off the coast of Somalia has welcomed its new flagship from the Spanish Navy.  On August 6, Spain’s Galicia-class landing platform dock ESPS Castilla joined the operation Atalanta which received a new force commander on the same day. Rear Admiral Alfonso Nanclares from the Spanish Navy assumed command of operation Atalanta’s Force […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Authorities

    Around 2,650 Spanish Navy servicemen, 12 surface ships, a submarine, 4 helicopters, 2 fixed-wing aircraft and Marine Corps units will take part in the biggest NATO deployment of the last decade – Trident Juncture 2015. This training activity will extend from October 3rd to November 6th bringing together more than 30,000 people from 30 nations. […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy’s oceanographic research ship ‘Hespérides’ has participated in the closing of the two Spanish Antarctic bases: ‘Juan Carlos I’ and ‘Gabriel de Castilla’, thus concluding her mission in that continent. On February 24th the ‘Gabriel de Castilla’ concluded its activities in Deception Island embarking on the ‘Hespérides’ the scientific material used for the different projects, as […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy Marine Corps recently practiced amphibious operations with the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship LHD Juan Carlos I and the Galicia-class landing platform dock LPD Castilla. The amphibious exercise, named ADELFIBEX-61, was conducted off the Gulf of Cadiz and the Spanish Naval Base Rota. This basic exercise was designed to train Spanish Navy amphibious units in […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy amphibious ships USS Wasp (LHD 1) and USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) have concluded Puerto Rico hurricane response and were redeployed to other missions, the US Navy said. The decision to withdraw the ships from Puerto Rico was made by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Department of Defense in consultation with Puerto Rico’s governor. As […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Authorities

    The US Military Sealift Command ship USNS Comfort has departed San Juan, Puerto Rico, and is now underway standing ready for additional mission assignments. Comfort is currently underway and expected to arrive and provide medical services in the Aricibo-Manati region. While in San Juan, the hospital ship treated a total of 66 patients including 10 […]

  • 21 February 2013

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Matinicus repatriated 31 Dominicans to La Romana, Dominican Republic Monday, following an at-sea interdiction Saturday by Caribbean Border Interagency Group law enforcement authorities, approximately twelve nautical miles off the coast of Desecheo, Puerto Rico. Assistant United States Attorney Evelyn Canals with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Puerto Rico has agreed […]

  • 27 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 held a memorial foreign object damage (FOD) walk-down Jan. 25, for a fellow shipmate who was killed two days prior. Lt. Cmdr. Regina Mills, formerly Rogers, was assigned to USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in Bremerton, Wash., as […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded approximately 1,100 kilograms of cocaine in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Friday. Worth an estimated $32.5 million dollars wholesale, the cocaine was seized in a May 25 interdiction in waters off the southern coast of Puerto Rico. According to U.S. Coast Guard, three suspected smugglers, all Dominican nationals, have been turned over to […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s eleventh expeditionary fast transport vessel has completed both builder’s and acceptance trials in a single underway, becoming the first ship in its class to do so. The future USNS Puerto Rico (EPF 11) carried out the combined trials in the Gulf of Mexico, enabling reduced costs and a shorter completion schedule. “The […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Navy divers assigned to submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) conducted a coordinated scuba diving evolution with Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) divers April 8. “We were honored by our Malaysian counterpart’s invitation to conduct joint diving operations,” said Chief Navy Diver Jose Castilla. “This was an opportunity to enhance the enlisted side […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Vessels

    The US Navy will christen its newest Expeditionary Fast Transport, the future USNS Puerto Rico (T-EPF 11), at the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, on November 10. “This ship honors the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the contributions Puerto Ricans have made to our nation and Navy and Marine Corps team,” Secretary of the […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy High Readiness Forces (Maritime) Headquarters (SP MARFOR) will embark its Staff on board the amphibious assault ship ‘Castilla’ to lead and command NATO’s exercise ‘Noble Mariner-14’. Spain is the host nation of this exercise to be held from the 16th to the 26th of October off the coast of Cartagena, Gulf of […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Fast response cutter Joseph Doyle (WPC-1133) entered US Coast Guard service in a Saturday ceremony at US Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Joseph Doyle is the thirty-third Fast Response Cutter FRC to be commissioned in the Coast Guard and the seventh to be assigned to Sector San Juan and homeported in Puerto […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Authorities

    Federal law enforcement authorities in support of Caribbean Border Interagency Group’s (CBIG) Operation Caribbean Guard, coordinated efforts to disrupt and seize this drug shipment estimated to have a street value of over $38 million dollars.  “The commitment and resolve of federal and local law enforcement authorities working under the Caribbean Border Interagency Group is delivering […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) wrapped up her hurricane relief efforts returning home to Norfolk on November 6. The ship and its crew spent 68 days providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico in the wake of hurricanes Irma and Maria. Kearsarge, the staff […]