U.S. Navy Capt. Frank Ponds, the commodore of the USS Kearsarge, gave an update from Operation Continuing Promise 2008, which has been underway in the Caribbean and Central and South America since August. The operation provides humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in the region, Ponds said, and has been successful thus far. “Continuing Promise ’08’s primary principles are to establish, reestablish, and reinforce the security, stability, and prosperity within the region,” he explained.
Joining us on the call was Maggie of the donovan.com, Chuck Simmons of Americas North Shore Journal, David Axe of the War is Boring, and Galrahn, a military blogger.