(Left to right) Brig. Gen. Manuel Ortiz, deputy commanding general for U.S. Army South, Gen César Mac-Namara Manriquez, Chilean chief of staff and Brig. Gen. Leonardo Martinez Menanteau, director of Peacekeeping Operations-Americas for Chile, prepare to sign the memorandum of understanding between U.S. Army South and the Chilean Joint Staff regarding the upcoming multinational exercise, Peacekeeping Operations-Americas. PKO-A 2012 provides valuable experiences for members of the United States military to learn from NGOs and the civilian and military experts from the 17 participating nations. This experience helps ensure the U.S. military is able to rapidly respond in support of emergency relief efforts. (U.S. Army photo by Miguel Negron, U.S. Army South Visual Information)
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