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U.S. Army South
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...
PANAMAX provides opportunity to build coalition force efficiency
September 7, 2022
— Nations spanning across Latin America and the Caribbean sent members of their security forces to Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston to build and strengthen partnerships during a week-long training exercise in August...
Brazilian Army leadership lauds opportunity to train with U.S. Army at JRTC
August 30, 2022
— Prior to his soldiers arriving to the Joint Readiness Training Center, or JRTC, at Fort Polk, Louisiana, to take part in a bilateral training exercise, Gen. Estevam Cals Theophilo, commander, Brazilian Army Land Operations Command, emphasized the importance of his troops being ready for the next conflict...
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 Soldier earns Army Futures Command Soldier of the Year
June 27, 2022
— In the heat of over 100 degrees Fahrenheit, Spc. Sean Doyle, U.S. Army South geospatial engineer with the 512th Engineer Detachment, donned his Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear at the chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear lane during the Army Futures Command Best Squad Competition...
U.S. Army South hosts 38th annual U.S., Brazil army-to-army staff talks
June 27, 2022
— U.S. Army South hosted army-to-army staff talks with Brazil at the Army South headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston from June 21-24, 2022. This weeklong series of events served to further strengthen professional partnerships and coordinate bilateral events for the upcoming years. ...
Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion U.S. Army South welcomes new commander
June 21, 2022
— Lt. Col. Michelle E. Martinez assumed command of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion U.S. Army South during a ceremony June 17 at MacArthur Field at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston. ...
U.S. Army South, Argentine army work to strengthen cybersecurity capabilities
June 1, 2022
— Personnel from U.S. Army South coordinated a recent three-day exchange with the Argentine Army Cyber Defense Directorate to share how U.S. Army cyber defense plays a role in military operations and defense of the nation. ...
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 departs Honduras concluding deployment exercise
May 24, 2022
— U.S. Army South finished a contingency command post deployment exercise at Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras May 19, to increase readiness for upcoming contingencies in the U.S. Southern Command’s area of operations...