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NEWS | Sept. 23, 2021

Army South hosts Brazilian Army leaders at JRTC

By Donald Sparks U.S. Army South Public Affairs

Lt. Gen. Gustavo Dutra, Brazil Army chief of Land Force Preparation, and senior Brazilian army staff officers recently received a brief from Col. Mark Federovich, commander, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) on North Fort Polk ahead of the Rakkasans' air assault into the box. 

The Brazilian Army delegation visited the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana, Sept. 16-19 to get an overview of training in preparation for bilateral training between the U.S. and Brazilian armies. 

These partnerships are vital to security and prosperity in the hemisphere and to the collective ability to meet complex global threats and challenges.