Sept. 13, 2023

Saildrones Set Sail in Support of U.S. 4th Fleet’s Operation Windward Stack

Commercial operators began deploying 10 Saildrone Voyager Unmanned Surface Vessels (USVs) out to sea today, a critical first step in U.S. 4th Fleet’s Operation Windward Stack.

Aug. 2, 2023

U.S. 4th Fleet Announces Continuing Promise 2023 Deployment

The U.S. Navy expeditionary fast transport USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10) will deploy to the U.S. Southern Command area of operations over the next two months as part of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet’s Continuing Promise 2023 mission. Detailed planning has wrapped up for the Burlington to visit Panama, Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago, and Grenada. During these mission stops, Continuing Promise medical teams will focus on working alongside partner nation medical personnel to provide care in community clinics to increase medical readiness, strengthen partnerships, and enhance the combined capabilities of the U.S. Navy and partner nations to respond to public health disasters and humanitarian crises.

July 19, 2023

USS Little Rock: Back with a Vengeance

The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Little Rock (LCS 9) with an embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) has made its presence known in the fight against illicit drug-trafficking since entering the U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) area of responsibility (AOR).

July 19, 2023

A Multinational Staff Operating as One

U.S. Navy Sailors operate alongside partner nation sailors as a multinational staff during the underway portion of UNITAS LXIV, successfully conducting drills, maneuvers, and exercises from the Peruvian Navy flagship, BAP Pisco (AMP 156).

July 11, 2023

UNITAS LXIV to begin in Colombia

U.S. Navy and Marine forces are set to arrive in Cartagena in support of UNITAS LXIV, the world’s longest-running multinational maritime exercise in the world, scheduled to start July 11, 2023.

July 11, 2023


U.S. Navy Sailors partnered with Military Sealift Command civilian mariners and civilian contractors in a collaborative effort to successfully launch a Wave Glider unmanned surface vehicle (USV) from expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10), June 30, 2023.

May 4, 2023

USNAVSOUTH/FOURTHFLT Hosts Women's History Month Event

Throughout March, the Department of Defense (DoD) celebrates Women’s History Month. During this month-long celebration, we recognize the contributions made by women that have shaped this nation’s history. U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet (USNAVSOUTH/FOURTHFLT) hosted an event with a panel of speakers and subsequent discussion in honor of this month’s celebration.

March 20, 2023

USS Farragut (DDG 99) Arrives in the 4th Fleet AOR

CARIBBEAN SEA - The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) arrived in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations for a scheduled deployment, Feb. 15. Embarked with the ship is U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 406 to conduct counter narcotic operations in the region.

March 20, 2023

USNS Comfort Completes 12th Iteration of Continuing Promise 2022

NORFOLK, Va. - The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) returned to its homeport in Norfolk, Virginia, concluding Continuing Promise, Dec. 21, 2022.

March 20, 2023

USNS Comfort Completes Its Final Mission Stop of CP 2022 in Haiti

JEREMIE, Haiti - U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) completed its fifth and final mission stop of Continuing Promise 2022 in Jeremie, Haiti, Dec. 17, 2022.

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