April 11, 2021

Coast Guard participates in Caribbean disaster response exercise

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BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis –U.S. service members and more than 20 Caribbean partner nations’ governments, industrial and civic organizations are taking part in Exercise Tradewinds 2018 here. Tradewinds is a combined, joint exercise conducted in three phases that helps build the capacity of Caribbean nations to respond to natural disasters, land and maritime threats […]

Caribbean nations must evolve networks to face new challenges, Tidd says

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By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2017 — Networks are a fact of life in the world today and they are both the problem and the solution, U.S. Southern Command’s chief said today at the Caribbean Nations Security Conference in Georgetown, Guyana. Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd reiterated a theme […]

Tradewinds 2017: Phase II Closing ceremony

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By Sgt. Olivia McDonald, Marine Corps Forces South From Marines Phase II of Exercise Tradewinds 2017, sponsored by U.S. Southern Command, concluded with a ceremony in Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago, June 17. For the last 33 years, Tradewinds has been an annual, combined, regionally-focused exercise conducted with the intent of increasing the interoperability of the […]

Navy PC Zephyr and Coast Guard make $22.5M bust in Caribbean

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By: Mark D. Faram from Navy Times In the Navy’s version of the popular TV show, “Deadliest Catch,” the coastal patrol vessel Zephyr and its embarked Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment have made a large haul of illicit drugs. The Zephyr, along with the Karel Doorman-class multi-purpose frigate HNLMS Van Amstel of the Royal Netherlands Navy, pursued and […]