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Army South general visits Honduran hospital, observes training
October 15, 2019
Brig. Gen. Irene Zoppi, director of U.S. Army South Army Reserve Engagement Cell, was invited to witness a full surgical process at Santa Teresa Community Hospital in Comayagua, Honduras, Sept. 24-26. The medical element team conducts surgical readiness training exercises for the local community.

Army South Soldier honored at DOD Disability Awards
October 7, 2019
Sgt. 1st Class John C. Hoxie, assigned to U.S. Army South's Intelligence Operations Division at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, conducts fine motor skills therapy at the Center for the Intrepid Sept.27. Hoxie was one of 23 service members to be recognized during the Outstanding Department of Defense Employee with a Disability Award during the 39th Annual Department of Defense Disability Awards ceremony Oct. 3 at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

Army South commander honors Chilean allies
September 19, 2019
Maj. Gen. Daniel Walrath, U.S. Army South commanding general, arrives at the Chilean Army Bicentennial Building in Santiago, Chile, Sept. 17 where he is greeted by the Honor Guard “Ganaderos” No. 1. Walrath traveled to Santiago where he joined other partner nation army leaders to celebrate Chile’s Independence Day and The Day of the Glories of the Chilean Army.

U.S. Army South welcomes new commander
July 15, 2019
Maj. Gen. Daniel R. Walrath, incoming U.S. Army South commander, accepts the Army South colors from Adm. Craig Faller, U.S. Southern Command Commander, providing him with the authority of command, and ceremonially recognizing him as the commander of U.S. Army South, during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston July 15.

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. Col. Darrin Bowser (left), Army South deputy chief of staff for logistics and the U.S. head of delegation for the staff talks, and Chilean army Col. Luis Cortes, the Chilean head of delegation sign an agreed-to-actions agreement between the two armies.

Brazilian Army honors U.S. Army South civilian
June 14, 2019
Award recipients prepare to receive the Brazilian Army Medal during the Brazilian Army Day ceremony in Bethesda, Maryland, April 25.

U.S. Army South conducts multinational humanitarian assistance/disaster relief exercise in Dominican Republic
May 17, 2019
Robert E. Copley (left), Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, poses alongside Brig. Gen. Juan Manuel Mendez Garcia, director of the Emergency Operations Center for the Dominican Republic, at the opening ceremony of Fuerzas Aliadas Humanitarias in Santo Domingo May 6. FA-HUM 19 is a U.S. Army South-sponsored foreign humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise designed to build U.S. partner nation’s capacity for civil and military response to major disasters. More than 100 national experts from 13 Latin American countries operated jointly throughout FA-HUM 19 simulations and training events from May 6-17 in the Dominican Republic.

Peruvian Army's commanding general visits U.S. Army South
March 18, 2019
Gen. Jorge Céliz, Peruvian Army commanding general, visited Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston March 26-27 to engage U.S. Army medical and maneuver centers to advance interoperability during Peruvian Army transformation. During his visit, he was able to see the educational capabilities provided by Brooke Army Medical Center, the Center of the Intrepid and many others.

Salt Lake City educators visit Army South
March 18, 2019
The Salt Lake City U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion brought 10 educators from their area of responsibility to Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston March 6-7 to learn about the educational opportunities the Army provides to their Soldiers, hosted by U.S. Army South. The educators were able to see some of training provided to the Brooke Army Medical Center staff.

Army South Soldiers teach at multinational communications symposium
March 4, 2019
Sgt. Katakoa Momoga, Togo communications non-commissioned officer, inspects radio equipment during the 2019 Junior Communications Symposium at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Feb. 25. Momoga is one of 18 communicators who participated in the symposium.

U.S. Army South hosts the Conference of the American Armies
February 11, 2019
U.S. Army South hosted the Conference of American Armies Specialized Conference on Military Support to Civilian Authorities to Counter Threat Networks at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston from Feb. 4-8. This conference allowed the partnered nations to work together as a team to develop a guide for countering threat networks.

U.S. Army South welcomes SOUTHCOM commander
January 16, 2019
Adm. Craig S. Faller, commander of U.S. Southern Command, speaks to the U.S. Army South personnel during a town hall at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Jan. 10.

Army South, Combined Arms Support Command discuss logistics modernization with Peruvian Army
January 14, 2019
Maj. Gen. Miguel Angel Garcia Salas, Peruvian Army director of logistics, (left) welcomes Combined Arms Support Command and Army South members to Peru in front of the Intervention Force Memorial for Operation Chavin de Huantar. Operation Chavin de Huantar was a Peruvian military operation ended the 1997 Japanese embassy hostage crisis by raiding the Japanese ambassador's residence and freeing the hostages held there by the terrorist organization Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement and is considered one of the most successful hostage rescues in the world. Six CASCOM and ARSOUTH members 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
Representatives from more than 15 countries participated in the 6th annual Inter-American Legal Forum at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Dec. 11-13. During the day, the senior legal advisors gathered at U.S. Army South headquarters to discuss developments in military justice and operational law.

Army South hosts PANAMAX joint multinational training event
August 10, 2018
Soldiers from Colombia and the U.S. and an officer from the Panamanian National Police, work in the communications cell of the Combined Forces Land Component Command operations center at the Mission Training Complex at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Aug. 8.

Army building whole-of-government relationships in El Salvador
July 10, 2018
Combined Joint Task Force Hope commander Col. Israel Romero (right), chats with 1st Lt. Yamilet Estefani Alabi, a Salvadoran soldier, who is in charge of U.S. Soldiers and Marines at a school construction site in El Amate. The Americans are in here in La Paz District as part of U.S. Army South-led Beyond the Horizon exercise lasting May 12 through Aug. 4, 2018.

U.S., Salvadoran Soldiers build structures, relationships
July 5, 2018
Soldiers from the U.S. and El Salvador build an addition to a school at Santa Rita, June 25, 2018, in La Paz Department, El Salvador. The construction is part of U.S. Army South-led Beyond the Horizon exercise lasting May 12 through Aug. 4.

Army medical readiness exercise provides rural Salvadorans with medical, dental care
June 29, 2018
A Salvadoran girl gets dental care during a medical readiness training exercise June 24, 2018, at Centro Escolar Canton La Esperanza de Olocuilta, El Salvador. The MEDRET is part of U.S. Army South-led Beyond the Horizon exercise lasting May 12 through August 4. The exercise involves about 1,800 Soldiers of all components, part of Combined Joint Task Force Hope and includes MEDRETS and construction of schools and a clinic addition.

Army South, Central American militaries work to improve regional security
March 28, 2018
U.S. Army South hosted the Central America (CENTAM) Regional Working Group, at U.S. Army South headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston March 20-22. Senior leaders from partner nations in Central America, participated in the premier engagement between Army South staff and CENTAM senior intelligence and operations officers. Held annually, the meeting promotes mutual security interests and interoperability.

Army South Soldiers hold coat drive for local elementary school
March 1, 2018
1st Sgt. Charmaine Reyna (right) and Capt. Debe Clark, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, U.S. Army South, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, sort through winter coats at Booker T. Washington Elementary School Feb. 22.  The company held a coat drive at U.S. Army South from Jan. 8 to Feb. 1, for the young students. The school and battalion are partnered through the Adopt-a-School program.