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Army South, Peruvian Army planners meet to identify training opportunities
September 17, 2021
— Army South and Peruvian Army staff planners met in Lima, Peru, on Sept.13, 2021, to identify training and bilateral exercise opportunities between the two armies...
Army South hosts 2nd Operation Alamo Shield Mission Prep for rotating Security Force Assistance Teams
September 7, 2021
— U.S. Army South hosted the second pre-deployment training seminar, Operation Alamo Shield Mission Prep, at their headquarters Aug. 31-Sept. 1 to prepare teams assigned to the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade for future training and advising missions in Colombia, Honduras and Panama...
Army South participates in Dynamic Force Employment exercise in Colombia
July 26, 2021
— U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division paratroopers arrived at Tolemaida Air Base, Nilo, Colombia, July 21 for a Dynamic Force Employment exercise with members from the Colombian army, navy, marines and air force...
Army South hosts U.S. Army-Peruvian Army Staff Talks
May 27, 2021
— During the Sixth Annual U.S.-Peruvian Army Staff Talks held virtually May 20, the U.S. Army and the Army of Peru strengthened the relationship between the two nations by agreeing to future military-to-military training opportunities. ...
Army South, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade conclude Operation Alamo Shield Mission Prep
March 2, 2021
— U.S. Army South hosted Operation Alamo Shield Mission Prep a pre-deployment training seminar, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Feb. 23-25 to prepare teams assigned to the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade for future training and advising missions in Colombia, Honduras and Panama...
Brazilian, U.S. military leaders emphasize partnerships at JRTC
February 10, 2021
— Senior U.S. military leaders including Adm. Craig S. Faller, U.S. Southern Command commander, Gen. Michael X. Garrett, U.S. Army Forces Command commander, Maj. Gen. Daniel R. Walrath, U.S. Army South commander, and Maj. Gen. Christopher Donahue, 82nd Airborne Division commander, met senior Brazilian military leaders Feb. 1-2 at the Joint Readiness Training Center and conducted key leader engagements marking the significance of the bilateral training exercise...
Medical professionals from BAMC, Argentine Army discuss COVID best practices
October 28, 2020
— Medical professionals from Brooke Army Medical Center and Argentine Army’s Central Military Medical Hospital didn't let 5,600 miles of separation keep them from discussing best practices against COVID-19 Oct. 21...
Army South, Central American army partners enhance regional capabilities
September 2, 2020
— Key leaders from U.S. Army South and partner nation armies from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras took part in the Central America Working Group, or CENTAM, Working Group, held virtually Aug. 24-28...
ARSOUTH leader discusses Jamaica disaster relief preparation
August 20, 2020
— General-de-Brigada Alcides V. Faria, Jr., deputy commanding general of interoperability, U.S. Army South, participated in a virtual key leader engagement with personnel from the Jamaica Defence Force, Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (West) and the Office of Disaster Preparedness Management Aug. 17 to discuss humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparations in Jamaica and assess capabilities in the event of a natural disaster...
U.S. Army South welcomes new command sergeant major
June 25, 2020
— U.S. Army South bid farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. William Rinehart and welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Trevor Walker during a change of responsibility ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston June 23...
Army South Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion welcomes new commander
June 17, 2020
— U.S. Army South’s Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion welcomed Lt. Col. Mark A. Katz and virtually bid farewell to Lt. Col. Heather Clevenger during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston June 16...
West Point cadets brief Army South deputy commanding general
May 15, 2020
— During this year’s Projects Day at the U.S. Military Academy April 30, the Department of Foreign Languages virtually hosted U.S. Army South’s Deputy Commanding General-Interoperability General-de-Brigadia Alcides V. Faria Jr...
Army South welcomes Brazilian leaders in preparation for PANAMAX
February 5, 2020
— PANAMAX will be held at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana, and in Sao Paulo, Brazil...
Army South commander honors Chilean allies
September 19, 2019
— Maj. Gen. Daniel Walrath, U.S. Army South commanding general, traveled to Santiago, Chile Sept. 17-19, where he joined other partner nation army leaders to celebrate Chile’s Independence Day and The Day of the Glories of the Chilean Army...
Army South hosts Chilean Army during bilateral staff talks
July 3, 2019
— U.S. Army South hosted bilateral staff talks with Chilean army leaders June 24-28 at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston to promote the professional partnership and interaction between the two armies...
Army South Soldiers teach at multinational communications symposium
March 4, 2019
— U.S. Army South and 56th Signal Battalion Soldiers instructed nearly 20 signal officers and senior non-commissioned officers from nine countries at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Feb. 25-28 during the 2019 Junior Communications Symposium sponsored by U.S. Africa Command...
Army South, Combined Arms Support Command discuss logistics modernization with Peruvian Army
January 14, 2019
— Six Army South and Combined Arms Support Command members recently visited the Peruvian Army to assist in modernizing their logistics doctrine and programs to better support future operational requirements...
U.S. Army South hosts first Inter-American Legal Forum in US
December 17, 2018
— The U.S. Army South Office of the Staff Judge Advocate hosted the 6th annual Inter-American Legal Forum Dec. 11-13 at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston. The forum is a multilateral international cooperation engagement from more than 15 countries...
Army building whole-of-government relationships in El Salvador
July 10, 2018
— U.S. and Salvadoran military engineers learned a great deal from each other about construction techniques as well as about the cultural differences and similarities between their two nations...
'Beyond the Horizon' exercise strengthening partnership with El Salvador
June 26, 2018
— Some 1,800 Soldiers from Combined Joint Task Force Hope are providing humanitarian assistance as part of their training during the Beyond the Horizon exercise in La Paz, El Salvador. The U.S. Army South-led mission began May 12 and runs through Aug. 4, and includes Soldiers from all components, Air Force and Marine service members, Salvadoran soldiers and personnel from non-governmental organizations...