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U.S. Army South
PHOTOS | Army South trains at JBSA-Camp Bullis
May 18, 2023
— U.S. Army South Soldiers conducted a variety of training during a staff exercise at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis May 9-11...
PHOTOS | Army South represents at inaugural XFL championship
May 18, 2023
— U.S. Army South was well represented May 13 as San Antonio was the host of the inaugural XFL championship game at the Alamodome in downtown San Antonio...
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...
Conference of American Armies partner nation members visit Army South
April 19, 2023
— Information technology experts from partner nation members of the Conference of American Armies visited the U.S. Army South headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, March 20-24, 2023...
U.S. Army South conducts culminating active shooter exercise
April 11, 2023
— Soldiers and civilians working in the U.S. Army South headquarters building put months of rehearsals to the test as they conducted the culminating active shooter drill during the morning hours of April 5, 2023...
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...
U.S. Army South hosts inaugural Women, Peace, and Security Symposium
February 27, 2023
— After more than five months of planning, U.S. Army South hosted its inaugural Women, Peace, and Security, or WPS, Symposium in downtown San Antonio Feb. 22-23. Representatives from 16 Central and South American and Caribbean partner nations participated in panel discussions, question and answer sessions, senior leader discussions, and a presentation on the overall WPS framework...
Army South commanding general meets with Paraguayan Army commander to strengthen ties
February 7, 2023
— Maj. Gen. William L. Thigpen, U.S. Army South commanding general, met with the commander of the Paraguayan Army, Gen. Ej Cesar Augusto Moreno Landaira (left), in Asunción, Paraguay Feb. 3 to strengthen relationships. ...
Army South helps with planning TRADEWINDS23 exercise
February 3, 2023
— Planners from U.S. Army South Mobility, 167th Theater Sustainment Command, and U.S. Northern Command met with Guyanese port operations personnel Feb. 3 to discuss inbound and outbound operations at the seaport of debarkation to ensure rapid movement of logistics during the upcoming TRADEWINDS23 exercise to take place in the summer of 2023...
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...
Exercise Southern Vanguard 23 comes to a close
November 23, 2022
— Soldiers from the Illinois and Georgia National guard stood side by side with their Colombian Army counterparts one last time on the parade field of Tolemaida Military Base in Colombia during the closing ceremony of Exercise Southern Vanguard 23 (ExSV23) on Nov. 16, 2022...
U.S. Army South hosts professional development exchange with Colombian NCOs
November 22, 2022
— The U.S. Army South-led “Programa Integral para Suboficiales de Alta Jerarquía,” or PISAJ, concluded on Nov. 18, 2022, after 13 days of training, briefings from war-fighting functions and tours of facilities between Washington, D.C., and Miami...
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. ...
Senior leader embraces behavioral health to overcome abuse, racism and trauma
October 24, 2022
— Sgt. Maj. Rafael Colon Hernandez, assistant chief of staff of medical at U.S. Army South, sat proudly in his office decorated with awards, coins and memorabilia from his more than 29 years of total service in the U.S. Army. Behind the pride of his honorable service, he reflected on countless moments of abuse, neglect, racism and combat-related trauma he had to overcome throughout his life...
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...