Home

Be Ready

 

COVID-19 Information 

Hurricane Graphic  Where can I get the latest hurricane evacuation information? All the latest evacuation information can be found on the JIATFS Facebook page.
 Hurricane Graphic  When does the Hurricane season start? Hurricane Season starts June 1st and lasts until November 30th.

Latest News

U.S. and Paraguayan representatives pose next to a delivery of pharmaceuticals in Asuncion, Paraguay, April 16, 2021. The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Medical Division acquired the medicines for use in support of civilian relief of COVID-19.
DLA, SOUTHCOM partnership provides humanitarian support for COVID-19 relief
By John Dwyer III | April 30, 2021
The Defense Logistics Agency partnered with the U.S. Southern Command to deliver $1.3 million worth of life-saving pharmaceuticals to the Paraguay Ministry of Health for urgent treatment of intensive care patients with...

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (April 8, 2021) -- U.S. Southern Command’s commander, Navy Adm. Craig Faller, and Argentine Minister of Defense Agustin Rossi, pose for a photo with other senior leaders in front of three mobile hospitals donated by the United States to Argentina to support the nation’s COVID-19 response. Faller visited Argentina April 7-9. (Photo courtesy U.S. Embassy Argentina)
SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Uruguay, Argentina
By SOUTHCOM Public Affairs | April 9, 2021
The commander of U.S. Southern Command, Navy Adm. Craig Faller, completed a week-long trip today to Uruguay and Argentina where he met with each nation’s security leaders to discuss regional security and continued...

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750) offloads approximately 7,500 pounds of seized cocaine and marijuana in San Diego, March 20, 2021. The drugs, worth an estimated $126.7 million, were seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean between January and February representing 10 suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America by the following Coast Guard and Navy ships. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Travis Magee/Released)
Coast Guard Cutter Offloads 7,500 Pounds of Cocaine, Marijuana in San Diego
By U.S. Coast Guard 11th District PA Detachment San Diego | March 11, 2021
The drugs, worth an estimated $126.7 million, were seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean between January and February, representing 10 suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions off the coasts of...

Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez crew members offload over 200 kilograms of cocaine, valued at over $5.6 million, and transfer three suspected smugglers, one Venezuelan and two Dominicans to federal agents from the Caribbean Corridor Strike Force March 2, 2021 at Coast Guard Base San Juan.  The bust resulted from an at-sea interdiction by the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon and partner agencies in the Caribbean Sea near the U.S. Virgin Islands Feb. 23, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)
Coast Guard transfers 3 smugglers, over $5.6 million in seized cocaine to federal agents in Puerto Rico, following interdiction near the U.S. Virgin Islands
By Coast Guard Puerto Rico PA Office | March 3, 2021
The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez transferred custody of three suspected smugglers and $5.6 million in seized cocaine to federal agents at Coast Guard Base San Juan Tuesday, following the interdiction of a drug...

Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) boarding team member sits atop an interdicted low-profile vessel in the Eastern Pacific Ocean after crews seized 3,439 pounds of cocaine from the LPV, Jan. 27, 2021. Munro is one of two Alameda, California-based cutters who's crews interdicted a combined three suspected drug smuggling vessels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean between Jan. 26 and Feb. 1 resulting in the seizure of more than 9,000 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated $156 million. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Munro.
Coast Guard Seizes $156M of Cocaine
By Coast Guard Pacific Area Public Affairs | Feb. 18, 2021
Crews aboard two Alameda-based Coast Guard cutters interdicted three suspected drug smuggling vessels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean between Jan. 26 and Feb. 1 and seized more than 9,000 pounds of cocaine worth an estimated...

The Coast Guard Cutter Campbell (WMEC 909) crew offloads approximately 7,250 pounds of cocaine at Port Everglades, Florida, Feb. 4, 2021. The Campbell is homeported in Kittery, Maine. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jose Hernandez)
Atlantic Area-based Coast Guard Cutters Offload More Than $330 Million Worth of Illegal Narcotics
By 7th District Public Affairs | Feb. 9, 2021
Two Coast Guard Atlantic Area-based cutters offloaded more than $330 million worth of illegal narcotics, Thursday and Monday, at Port Everglades, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida...

Links

 


Located at Naval Air Station Key West, Florida, Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF South) conducts detection and monitoring (D&M) operations throughout their Joint Operating Area to facilitate the interdiction of illicit trafficking in support of national and partner nation security. 

Martillo (Hammer) is a multi-national detection, monitoring and interdiction operation conducted by U.S. Navy and Coast Guard vessels and aircraft as well as U.S. federal law enforcement assets working in cooperation with military and law enforcement units from various Central and South American nations, Canada, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Martillo is a USSOUTHCOM supported and Joint Interagency Task Force-South (JIATF-South) led operation to deny transnational criminal organizations the ability to exploit shipment routes in the for the movement of narcotics, precursor chemicals, bulk cash, human trafficking and weapons.

 

Facebook