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TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (June 29, 2022) -- U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, commander of U.S. Southern Command, meets with Honduran President Xiomara Castro to discuss continued security cooperation. Richardson visited Honduras June 29-30 to meet with senior leaders to discuss strengthening the U.S.-Honduras security partnership and to preside over Joint Task Force-Bravo’s change of command ceremony. (Photo courtesy U.S. Embassy Honduras)
Gen. Richardson Visits Honduras, Meets With President, Senior Officials
By SOUTHCOM Public Affairs | June 30, 2022
U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, visited Honduras June 29-30 and met with Honduran President Xiomara Castro and other senior officials to discuss continued bilateral cooperation...

PANAMA (June 13, 2022) -- The commander of U.S. Southern Command, U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, meets with Panamanian President Laurentino Cortizo Cohen to discuss joint efforts to strengthen regional security. Richardson visited the country June 12-14 to meet with leaders and reaffirm the close security partnership between the United States and Panama. (Photo courtesy U.S. Embassy Panama)
SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Panama
By U.S. Southern Command Public Affairs | June 15, 2022
The commander of U.S. Southern Command, U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, visited Panama June 12-14 to meet with leaders and reaffirm the close security cooperation between the United States and Panama...

The United States team members salute during the playing of their national anthem during the opening ceremony of Fuerzas Comando 2022 on June 13, 2022, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Honduras hosts the event from June 13-23. Over 110 security forces personnel from 17 countries, including the United States, participated in the challenging contest, promoting military-to-military relationships, increasing training knowledge, and improving regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lionel Castellano)
Fuerzas Comando 2022 Kicks Off in Honduras
By Sgt. 1st Class Victor Aguirre, Special Operations Command South | June 14, 2022
Honduras hosts Fuerzas Comando 2022 opening ceremony at Campo Marte, June 13, 2022. Seventeen countries will compete in a Special Operations Forces skills competition to earn the title of the Best Special Forces of the...

7th Special Forces Group Supports Tradewinds 2022 Exercise
By Sgt. Ryan Jenkins, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) | June 9, 2022
7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) participated in TRADEWINDS providing their expertise to partner nation forces and strengthening existing friendly networks. TRADEWINDS served as a means to promote regional security...

The SOUTHCOM Situational Assessment Team redeploys to Joint Task Force-Bravo, Honduras May 15 on a Blackhawk UH-60. The SSAT was deployed for the first time for FA-HUM 2014, a humanitarian and disaster relief exercise in San Salvador, El Salvador.
Army South Situational Assessment Teams deploys in El Salvador
By Lt. Col. Carol McClelland | May 27, 2022
Two U.S. Southern Command Situational Assessment Teams, referred to as SSAT, participated in FA-HUM 2014 in El Salvador in the second week of May...

U.S. Air Force Maj. Joshua “Cabo” Gunderson, F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team commander and pilot, preforms the weapons bay door pass during rehearsal for the 2022 FIDAE Air & Trade Show, April 3, 2022 in Santiago, Chile. The team flies at airshows around the globe, performing maneuvers that demonstrate the capabilities of the fifth-generation fighter aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Don Hudson)
U.S. Airmen arrive at Chilean Trade and Air Show, FIDAE
By | April 8, 2022
Over 130 Airmen and Guardians have touched down in Santiago, Chile to participate in the Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio (FIDAE), Latin America’s largest aerospace, defense and security exhibition, April 5-10,...



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.