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Southern Partnership Station 2016 - MERENDON, Honduras (Aug, 18, 2016) – U.S. Navy Lt. Christian Johnroe, an environmental health officer assigned to Naval environmental Preventive Medicine Unit 2, colors a mosquito-warning coloring book with the children of Honduras during Southern Partnership Station 2016 (SPS-16). SPS-16’s medical team partnered with Operation Blessing as they attempt to use biological methods to combat the zika virus. SPS-16 is an annual series of U.S. Navy deployments focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces in Central and South America and the Caribbean. U.S. military teams work with partner nation forces during naval-focused training exercises, military-to-military engagements and community relations projects in an effort to enhance partnerships with regional maritime activities and improve the operational readiness of participants.

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 U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command / U.S. FOURTH Fleet (USNAVSO/FOURTHFLT) employs maritime forces in cooperative maritime security operations in order to maintain access, enhance interoperability, and build enduring partnerships that foster regional security in the USSOUTHCOM Area of Responsibility.



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Last Updated 8/25/2016