13 Apr '15, 1pm

Marines set for new mission in troubled Central America via @marinetimes

Marines set for new mission in troubled Central America via @marinetimes

Standing up the new task force is part of a broader effort by SOUTHCOM and Marine leaders to partner more closely with other marine corps, navies, armies and coast guards in the region. The Marines will be based in some of the most troubled countries in the Western Hemisphere, including two from which tens of thousands of child migrants have fled for the U.S. border to escape violence caused by drug cartels and local gangs.

Full article: http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/story/military/2015/04/13...

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