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  • Airman Uses Social Media to Prevent Suicide

    Social media has become one of the most prevalent ways to communicate with our friends, family and community. Many see it as way to keep up with the lives of those who they are separated from or as a way to blow off steam by watching funny cat videos or the late night videos of the guy who builds a village out of a stick and some mud. What most
  • US B-52H trains with Colombian Air Force, Ecuadorian Navy

    Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft participated in “Brother’s Shield” a Colombian Air Force lead exercise and in “UNITAS LXI” an Ecuadorian Navy lead exercise in the U.S. Southern Command’s Area of Responsibility. The name of the exercise “Brother’s Shield” developed from the close relationship between the U.S. Air Force and the Colombian Air Force. During this training mission, the Colombian Kfirs flew in a formation with the U.S. Air Force B-52Hs in order to shield them from enemy combatants. UNITAS is an annual naval exercise conducted in the Atlantic and Pacific waters around Central and South America. The Ecuadorian Navy hosted this year’s exercise Nov 2-11, with participants from eleven countries.
  • Team Nellis hosts 12th Air Force Foreign Liaison Officers

    The FLO program is designed to enable service members from allied countries to share training processes and lessons learned to better align a mutual understanding of each nation’s tactics, techniques and procedures.
  • 60th CONJEFAMER Air Chiefs discuss COVID-19, air operations, space domain

    DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) Commander Maj. Gen. Barry R. Cornish, virtually joined Air Chiefs from 19 nations across the Western Hemisphere for the 60th Conference of the American Air Chiefs (CONJEFAMER), as known by its Spanish acronym,
  • U.S. Air Force Transports Large Field Hospital to Jamaica Donated by Southcom to Support Island’s COVID-19 Response

    KINGSTON, Jamaica – A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft transported a large mobile field hospital from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., to Kingston, Jamaica Sept. 19, where it will be donated to healthcare providers and used to support the Caribbean nation’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.The donation, made on behalf of the
  • Air advisors host first virtual training with Panama partners amid COVID-19

    Air advisors with the 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron are providing training for the first time using a virtual medium to members of the National Aeronaval Service of Panama, also known as SENAN, Aug. 31 through Sept. 11.
  • US, Peru expand space data sharing partnership

    U.S. Space Command took another step in expanding its international space data sharing network; this time with the nation of Peru.
  • SENTA A PUA! (HIT `EM HARD!)

    75 years ago, the Brazilian airmen, as part of the 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern), helped defeat Nazi and fascist tyrannies. Today again, we fight against a common enemy, COVID-19.
  • Knowledge is Power: Air advisors continue to build partnerships with Peruvian Air Force

    A team of 14 members from the 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron and leadership from the 621st Contingency Response Wing completed training February 18 through March 14 with the Peruvian Air Force, also known as FAP, at Callao Air Base in Lima, Perú.
  • South American Air Chiefs, Senior Enlisted Leader Conference builds partnerships as the strategy toward progress

    Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern) hosted the South American Air Chiefs and Senior Enlisted Leaders Conference. Air Chiefs, or a designated representative, from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay and Peru attended the conference. This year’s conference included South American Senior Enlisted Leaders for the first time. This was part of an U.S. Southern Command initiative to aid in developing the enlisted force of our partner nations.
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