U.S. Army South unfurls new 'Spanish Galleon' flag
January 28, 2009
FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - United States Army South Commander Maj. Gen. Keith M. Huber unfurled the new U.S. Army South flag at his headquarters here, Jan 23.
The unfurling of the new U.S. Army South Army Service Component Command colors "signifies another chapter in the history of this great unit," said Maj. William H. Rabe, U.S. Army South Secretary, General's Staff.
Prominently emblazoned with the U.S. Army South "Spanish Galleon" unit patch, the new colors garnered praise during the ceremony.
"Beautiful," said Huber. "Congratulations to you all," he said to his staff above a resounding applause.
The U.S. Army South history and "Spanish Galleon" unit patch are widely recognized and respected throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. They illustrate "Defense and Fraternity," a critical part of what links our militaries together and demonstrate the Army's and nation's commitment to the region.