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Sept. 19, 2018

Southcom Lends Helping Hand Through Humanitarian Assistance Programs

By leveraging the combined capabilities of U.S. government agencies, partner-nation military and civilian counterparts, and international organizations, U.S. Southern Command's humanitarian assistance program enables local governments to strengthen regional security and stability.

May 23, 2018

Air Force Medical Team Supports Humanitarian Exercise in Panama

Five members of the 2nd Medical Group, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, joined other teams of airmen, Marines and soldiers in support of the New Horizons 2018 humanitarian exercise in Panama.

Nov. 27, 2017

Air Force Reservists Deliver Humanitarian Aid to Haiti

Air Force reservists with the 514th Air Mobility Wing delivered 15 pallets of food weighing 76,410 pounds to Haiti as part of the Denton humanitarian aid program.

Nov. 15, 2017

Shanahan Outlines U.S. Support for U.N. Peacekeeping, Calls for Reform

Deputy Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said peacekeepers play a critical role in peace and security, while acknowledging the need for reforms, during the 2017 U.N. Peacekeeping Defense Ministerial in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Oct. 23, 2017

Airmen Work to Restore Radio Communications in Puerto Rico

Airmen of the 85th Engineering and Installation Squadron from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, are working at Cerro de Punta Mountain near Ponce, Puerto Rico, to repair radio communications infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Maria.

March 8, 2017

Navy Engineers Volunteer in West African Community

In the rural West African city of Mbour, Senegal, more than 200 children go to school every day in a community with no electricity.

Oct. 18, 2016

U.S. Military Concludes Haiti Post-Hurricane Humanitarian Effort

The 400 service members who took part in Hurricane Matthew humanitarian relief efforts in Haiti are expected to return home soon, Navy Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, told reporters.

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