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Army South works with Barbados Defence Force

By U.S. Army South Public Affairs | U.S. Army South Public Affairs | July 30, 2020

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas —

General-de-Brigada Alcides V. Faria, Jr., Army South Deputy Commanding General–Interoperability, conducted a virtual engagement with leaders representing the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, Barbados Defence Force, and Regional Security System July 28.

The meeting was an opportunity to develop regional interoperability and a stronger understanding of Barbadian humanitarian and security concerns, challenges and cooperation opportunities.

The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency, or CDEMA, is a regional inter-governmental agency for disaster management in the Caribbean Community, or CARICOM.