• Army Sgt. First Class John Tug works with Capt. Juan Flores, El Salvadoran Army at the U.S. Army South headquarters at Fort Sam Houston, Texas during PANAMAX 2009.  "PANAMAX is a great experience to work with other coalition forces and countries, to come together and work as one," said Flores.   PANAMAX 2009 is a multinational, joint forces exercise involving 20 countries and more than 4500 participants and observers exercising responses to any request from the Government of Panama to protect safe passage through the Panama Canal. (Arwen Consaul, U.S. Army South Public Affairs/Photo released)

    PANAMAX kicks off at U.S. Army South

    Army Sgt. First Class John Tug works with Capt. Juan Flores, El Salvadoran Army at the U.S. Army South headquarters at Fort Sam Houston, Texas during PANAMAX 2009. "PANAMAX is a great experience to work with other coalition forces and countries, to...

  • Guatemalan Army Lt. Col. Jose Sosa works alongside Lt. Col. Erik Rodriquez, Colombian Army, at the U.S. Army South headquarters at Fort Sam Houston, Texas during PANAMAX 2009.  "This is my first time with PANAMAX," said Sosa.  "I look forward to building a better relationship with countries all over Latin America and their armies."  PANAMAX 2009 is a multinational, joint forces exercise involving 20 countries and more than 4500 participants and observers exercising responses to any request from the Government of Panama to protect safe passage through the Panama Canal. (Arwen Consaul, U.S. Army South Public Affairs/Photo released)

    PANAMAX kicks off at U.S. Army South

    Guatemalan Army Lt. Col. Jose Sosa works alongside Lt. Col. Erik Rodriquez, Colombian Army, at the U.S. Army South headquarters at Fort Sam Houston, Texas during PANAMAX 2009. "This is my first time with PANAMAX," said Sosa. "I look forward to...

  • Guatemalan Army Maj. Raul Pineda works alongside Maj. Brian Pederson, U.S. Army South Plans and Operations, at the Forward Command Post at Camp Bullis, Texas during PANAMAX 2009.  “This is my first PANAMAX,” said Pineda.  “We are sharing a lot of information when we do this exercise with so many countries.”  PANAMAX 2009 is a multinational, joint forces exercise involving 20 countries and more than 4500 participants and observers exercising responses to any request from the Government of Panama to protect safe passage through the Panama Canal. (Arwen Consaul, U.S. Army South Public Affairs/Photo released)

    20 Countries work together on PANAMAX '09

    Guatemalan Army Maj. Raul Pineda works alongside Maj. Brian Pederson, U.S. Army South Plans and Operations, at the Forward Command Post at Camp Bullis, Texas during PANAMAX 2009. “This is my first PANAMAX,” said Pineda. “We are sharing a lot of...

  • U.S. Navy Lt. Benjamin Meyer, Joint Forces Headquarters, Guatemalan Army Maj.  Raul Pineda and U.S. Air Force Lt.Col. Dan Jones (seated), 12th Air Force, take a break from the exercise to share a laugh about football at the Forward Command Post at Camp Bullis, Texas during PANAMAX 2009.  Working together and learning from each other during FA PANAMAX promotes trust and fosters willingness for continued collaboration and teamwork.  This opportunity strengthens our ability to operate together which ultimately strengthen security of the hemisphere.  (Arwen Consaul, U.S. Army South Public Affairs/Photo released)

    20 Countries work together on PANAMAX '09

    U.S. Navy Lt. Benjamin Meyer, Joint Forces Headquarters, Guatemalan Army Maj. Raul Pineda and U.S. Air Force Lt.Col. Dan Jones (seated), 12th Air Force, take a break from the exercise to share a laugh about football at the Forward Command Post at Camp...

  • El Salvadoran Army Capt. Julio Martinez works alongside U.S. Army South personnel at the Forward Command Post at Camp Bullis, Texas during PANAMAX 2009.  “This is my first PANAMAX,” said Martinez.  “This is a good experience for me to see new systems and perform as a supervisor officer.”  FA PANAMAX promotes cooperation and interoperability essential to overcoming hemispheric challenges.  FA PANAMAX is specifically focused on the security of the Panama Canal and Central America.   (Arwen Consaul, U.S. Army South Public Affairs/Photo released)

    20 Countries work together for PANAMAX '09

    El Salvadoran Army Capt. Julio Martinez works alongside U.S. Army South personnel at the Forward Command Post at Camp Bullis, Texas during PANAMAX 2009. “This is my first PANAMAX,” said Martinez. “This is a good experience for me to see new...

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