U.S. Southern Command

(Source: CBS4 Viewer)

Cuban 5 Spy Member Transported Through Miami

The second member of the Cuban Five spy ring that was released Thursday was back in Miami Friday under heavy protection from Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

CBS Miami–02/28/2014

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Another Cuban 5 Member Released From Prison

Another member of the “Cuban Five” spy ring was released from a United States prison after spending the last 15 years behind bars.

CBS Miami–02/27/2014

The American flag is raised following the official opening of the new Special Operations Command South headquarters building Feb. 21, in Homestead, Fla. (Source: Special Operations Command South)

Special Operations Command South Headquarters Opens

The new Special Operations Command South headquarters in Homestead officially opened Friday with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

CBS Miami–02/21/2014

U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), shown here, is located in Doral and will serves as a hub for U.S. military coordination.

Four Killed In U.S. Contracted Counter-Drug Aircraft Crash In Caribbean

The deadly crash of a DH-8 aircraft that was monitoring coastal drug trafficking lanes in the Western Caribbean is being investigated by U.S. authorities.

CBS Miami–10/06/2013

Frank O. Mora, deputy assistant Secretary of Defense for the Western Hemisphere, takes questions from the press at the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala on Nov. 11, 2012. (Photo: US EMBASSY via The Miami Herald)

High-Ranking Pentagon Official To Join FIU Faculty

A high-ranking Pentagon official and Miami native is stepping down to become director of the Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University.

CBS4–12/15/2012

US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta speaks during a joint press conference with Cambodian Minister of National Defense General Tea Banh at the ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting Retreat on November 16, 2012 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Panetta In S. Fla. For Southcom Change Of Command

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is headed to South Florida Monday to take part in a leadership change at U.S. Southern Command headquarters in Doral.

CBS4–11/19/2012

The Guanabara Bay seen from outside the bridge of USS Nitze (DDG94), which was taking part in the second stage of the UNITAS LII-2011 annual naval deployment in 2011. (Photo credit: VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S., Foreign Navies Gather in Key West For Training

The largest gathering of naval firepower in Key West, since 1974, has begun.

CBS4–09/17/2012

The Miami Herald building owned by newspaper publisher McClatchy Company and the surrounding 14 acres were sold to Genting Malaysia Berhad. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Miami Herald Media Co. Moving To Doral Complex

The Herald is making a move, and come 2013, they’ll be heading west. The Miami Herald Media Company announced plans Thursday to move its headquarters to o Doral that used to house the U.S. Southern Command.

CBS4–01/26/2012

(Source: CBSMiami) Gary Sinise At Southcom in Doral, announce a plan to aid children in Haiti

Gary Sinise, US Military Discuss Aid To Haiti In Miami

Gary Sinise, star of the hit CBS drama CSI: New York, is not only an actor he’s a humanitarian and Tuesday he’s meeting with U.S. military officials in Miami about a recent shipment of school supply kits sent to Haiti.

CBS4–05/31/2011

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General Warns U.S. About Latin America

The head of the U.S. Southern Command, based in Miami, said the United States has to recognize an increasing threat from transnational criminal groups that have taken refuge across much of Latin America.

CBS4–05/06/2011

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