Sunday, January 24, 2010

Who's in Haiti right now? From a private security source (update)...



OPERATION UNIFIED RESPONSE (+ 20,000 U.S. FORCES):

US SOUTHERN COMMAND [http://www.southcom.mil]
GEN Fraser (Commander)///LT GEN Keen (Dep. Commander)

US NAVY CARRIER STRIKE GROUP (USS VINSON AIRCRAFT CARRIER)
US NAVY EXPEDITIONARY STRIKE GROUP (USS BATAAN AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP)
US NAVY EXPEDITIONARY STRIKE GROUP (USS NASSAU AMPHIBOUS ASSAULT SHIP)
US NAVY HOSPITAL SHIP (USNS COMFORT)

US MARINE CORPS 22ND MARINE EXPEDITIONARY UNIT (MEU)
US MARINE CORPS 24TH MARINE EXPEDITIONARY UNIT (MEU)

US COAST GUARD CUTTER (USCGC VALIANT)
US COAST GUARD CUTTER (USCGC MOHAWK)
US COAST GUARD CUTTER (USCGC TOMAHAW)
US COAST GUARD CUTTER (USCGC FORWARD)
US COAST GUARD TENDER (USCGC OAK)

US AIR FORCE [Toussaint Louverture International Airport (PAP)]

US ARMY 82ND AIRBORNE DIVISION///2ND BRIGADE COMBAT TEAM

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EUROPEAN UNION (NATO):

MARINE MILITARE ITALIA AIRCRAFT CARRIER (MMI CAVOUR)[En-route]

FRENCH MARINE NATIONALE AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (SIROCO)
FRENCH MARINE NATIONALE BATRAL (FRANCIS GARNIER)

CANADIAN NAVY DESTROYER (HMCS ATHABASKAN)
CANADIAN NAVY FRIGATE (HMCS HALIFAX)
UNITED KINGDOM NAVY DOCK LANDING SHIP (HMS RFA LARGS BAY)[En-route]
[http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/operations-and-support/royal-fleet-auxiliary/rfa-flotilla/bay-class-landing-ships/rfa-largs-bay/]

ROYAL NETHERLANDS NAVY SPECIAL MISSON SHIP (HNLMS PELIKAAN)

NAVAL ARMADA DE SPAIN DOCK LANDING SHIP (SNS CASTILLE)[En-route]
NAVAL ARMADA DE SPAIN AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (GALICIA)

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UNITED NATIONS STABILIZATION MISSION IN HAITI (MINUSTAH) [http://minustah.org/]
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CENTRAL/SOUTH AMERICA:

NAVAL ARMADA DE MEXICO AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP (ARM PAPALOAPAN)
NAVAL ARMADA DE MEXICO HOSPITAL SHIP (ARM HUASTECO)

NAVAL ARMADA DE VENEZUELA SHIP (NAME)
NAVAL ARMADA DE VENEZUELA SHIP (NAME)

BRAZILIAN NAVY SHIP (NAME)

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U.S. OPERATION UNIFIED RESPONSE (NAVY continued)

US NAVY GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER (USS HIGGINS)
US NAVY GUIDED MISSILE CRUISER (USS BUNKER HILL)
US NAVY GUIDED MISSILE CRUISER (USS NORMANDY)
US NAVY GUIDED MISSILE FRIGATE (USS UNDERWOOD)
US NAVY DOCK LANDING SHIP (USS MESA VERDE)
US NAVY DOCK LANDING SHIP (USS ASHLAND)
US NAVY DOCK LANDING SHIP (USS FORT MCHENRY)
US NAVY DOCK LANDING SHIP (USS CARTER HALL)
US NAVY DOCK LANDING SHIP (USS GUNSTON HALL)
US NAVY SPECIAL MISSION SHIP (USNS HENSON)
US NAVY SPECIAL MISSION SHIP (USNS SUMNER)
US NAVY SEALIFT SHIP (USNS SACAGAWEA)
US NAVY PREPOSITIONING SHIP (USNS LUMMUS)
US NAVY AUXILLARY SHIP (USNS BIG HORN)
US NAVY SALVAGE SHIP (USNS GRASP)

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82ND AIR DIV Brigade Combat Teams (BCT) (
http://www.bragg.army.mil/82dv/):
1st BCT (IRAQ/AFGHAN)
2nd BCT (GLOBAL RESPONSE FORCE)(1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th BATTALIONS)(HAITI)
3rd BCT (IRAQ/AFGHAN)
4th BCT (IRAQ/AFGHAN)

Corps
Division (4 x Brigades): 15000 soldiers
Brigade (4 x Battalions): 5000 soldiers
Battalion (4 x Companys): 1000 soldiers
Company (4 x Platoons): 200 soldiers
Platoon: 40 soldiers