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US, Colombian armies strengthen partnership during training rotation
May 17, 2023
— The United States and Colombian armies are continually looking for ways to further strengthen the already rich partnership they share. The latest example of this comes as an infantry company from the Colombian Army was embedded with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, alongside U.S. Soldiers from the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, during a recent Joint Readiness Training Center rotation at Fort Polk, Louisiana...
One Army South Soldier’s long journey to the Bataan Memorial Death March
April 11, 2023
— On a bitterly cold, desert morning at the White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, U.S. Army South Soldier, Sgt. Aaron Thomas, a geospatial plans and analysis team leader in the 512th Engineer Detachment, stood nervously on the starting line of the Bataan Memorial Death March on March 19, 2023...
Joint Task Force Bravo supports ARSOUTH at CENTAM GUARDIAN
April 4, 2023
— Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-Bravo), a unit under U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) supported U.S. Army South (ARSOUTH) in the CENTAM GUARDIAN exercise from March 12-27 at Soto Cano Air base in Honduras...
Soldier reflects on family's generations of military service across all branches
March 29, 2023
— As she held a photo of her mom, Sgt. Deavyn Hurd — U.S. Army South secretary of general staff noncommissioned officer — reminisced about her life; her nine years of service in the U.S. Army and her family’s legacy of military service...
Brazilian army hosts initial planning conference for exercise Southern Vanguard 24
December 19, 2022
— Brazilian and U.S. Army Soldiers and civilian planners from U.S. Army South and the New York Army National Guard concluded the initial planning conference for exercise Southern Vanguard 24 held Dec 5-8, 2022...
U.S., Colombia take part in combined Southern Vanguard military training exercise
November 14, 2022
— More than 300 U.S. and Colombian soldiers stood tall in formation on the parade field of Tolemaida Military Base, Colombia, during the opening ceremony of Exercise Southern Vanguard 23. The exercise is U.S. Army South's premier annual training exercise at the operational and tactical levels and is intended to increase interoperability between the United States and Western Hemisphere forces. ...
U.S. Army South: A warrior's story of perseverance is never finished
September 26, 2022
— As she sat in her office reminiscing about her life journey to becoming a U.S. Army Soldier, Master Sgt. Kathryan Torres, U.S. Army South lead sexual assault response coordinator, shed a tear thinking about the recent passing of her father...
U.S. Army South hosts War College staff for week-long learning opportunity
September 26, 2022
— U.S. Army South’s staff officers, noncommissioned officers and civilians had the opportunity to take part in the first iteration of the U.S. Army War College’s mobile Theater Army Staff Course Sept. 12-16 at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston...
U.S. Army South showcases culture during National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration
September 19, 2022
— The smell of food, sounds of music and traditional dancing were on display as the Soldiers and civilians assigned to U.S. Army South officially kicked off National Hispanic Heritage Month on the morning of Sept. 16, 2022, with a celebration of culture in front of the headquarters building at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas...
U.S. Army South leads Central American Working Group in Honduras
September 12, 2022
— Representatives from U.S. Army South traveled to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, to lead a Central American Working Group, or CENTAM WG, meeting during a three-day event held from Sept. 7-9, 2022. The CENTAM WG includes armies from three Latin American nations: El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras...
SA Chamber of Commerce members visit Army South, PANAMAX 2022 exercise
August 15, 2022
— Several members of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce received a firsthand look at the inner workings of a U.S. Army South-hosted multinational command post exercise at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston Aug. 10...
Army South hosts partner nation army leaders during CAA specialized conference
July 26, 2022
— U.S. Army South hosted the 35th cycle of the Conference of American Armies Specialized Conference on Interoperability and Strategic Planning at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston last week which included participants representing 16 armies across North and South America...
ARSOUTH-hosted PANAMAX Planning-In-Crisis Training strengthens partnerships
July 11, 2022
— Hosted by U.S. Army South, military representatives from 15 partner nations attended the PANAMAX 2022 Functional Component Planning-In-Crisis training, June 22-30, 2022, in Panama City, Republic of Panama...
Army South hosts PANAMAX 2022 Planning in Crisis exercise
June 14, 2022
— U.S. Army South hosted component planners and military representatives from seven Caribbean and South American countries for PANAMAX 2022 Planning in Crisis training in San Antonio from June 6-10, 2022...
ARSOUTH Soldier carries on mother's legacy
June 1, 2022
— It has been less than a year since Sgt. Ester White’s mom passed away. She credits her fellow Soldiers with helping her get through the difficult time by letting her know she was an integral part of the team...
Army South Situational Assessment Teams deploys in El Salvador
May 27, 2022
— Two U.S. Southern Command Situational Assessment Teams, referred to as SSAT, participated in FA-HUM 2014 in El Salvador in the second week of May...
Army South kicks-off 7th annual Peru-U.S. Army-to-Army Staff Talks
May 16, 2022
— The 7th annual Peru-U.S. Army-to-Army Staff Talks seek to promote bilateral efforts in order to develop professional partnerships and increase interaction between partner nation armies...
Army South begins deployment exercise in Honduras
May 13, 2022
— U.S. Army South Soldiers arrived in Honduras May 12 for a nine-day deployment exercise with more than 60 Soldiers to set up a contingency command post in preparation for future forward operations in the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility...
From a second chance at life to Sgt. Audie Murphy Club
May 10, 2022
— U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Zoe Marie Kimbell Tompkins smiled and laughed before knife-handing her Soldiers into formation during a change of responsibility rehearsal at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland March 17, 2022...
Army South strengthens relationships, creates training opportunities for hemispheric security
April 29, 2022
— The Brazilian Army hosted the 35th cycle of the Conference of American Armies, or CAA, with participants from 24 member, observer and special observer armies in attendance opening on the theme – "Army of the Future."...