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  • U.S., Colombian Armies strengthen bonds during 7th annual bilateral staff talks

    Apr 17, 2016

    Bogota, COLOMBIA--Readiness. The Army chief of staff made it clear this is the #1 priority. Active engagement with partner nation armies is key in remaining ready to meet the ever-changing challenges of today and tomorrow. U.S. Army South, the Army service component command to U.S. Southern Command, knows well the benefits of strong partnerships as displayed during the 7th annual U.S.-Colombia bilateral army-to-army staff talks in Bogota, Colombia April 11-14.

  • U.S. Army South plays a vital role in mass migration exercise

    Mar 10, 2015

    U.S. Army South commanded a migrant operations joint task force here in support of the U.S. Southern Command-led Integrated Advance 2015 exercise, Feb. 21-27.

  • U.S. Army South completes eighth bilateral staff talks with El Salvador

    Aug 19, 2014

    U.S. Army South, as the Army service component command for U.S. Southern Command, on behalf of the Chief of Staff of the Army, conducted staff talks with the Salvadoran army July 12-16 at the Army South headquarters on Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to foster a bilateral partnership, discuss ways to counter transnational organized threats and plan mutual training engagements over the coming three years to promote increased interaction between the United States and Salvadoran Armies.

  • SA Chamber of Commerce visits Army South, PANAMAX 2014

    Aug 19, 2014

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- More than 40 members of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce received a firsthand glimpse at the inner workings of U.S. Army South during a visit to its headquarters here Aug. 11.

  • Army South trains Paraguayan special forces in combat casualty care

    Jun 30, 2014

    The eerie whistle of a mortar round pierces the calm as the unmistakable cracks of incoming rounds augment the disarray that surrounds you. To the seasoned combat veteran, the experience of a fight and years of training to acclimate to the sights and sounds of battle can allow that Soldier to operate at peak performance. However, one sound alone has the ability to rattle nerves and send fear into even the most seasoned Soldier.

  • Army South Soldiers honor WWII Bataan veterans in memorial march

    Mar 27, 2014

    WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. -- The morning sun peeked over the mountaintops as more than 25 U.S. Army South Soldiers were an hour into their dismounted trek through the rugged desert terrain. Some moved swiftly wearing only their Army combat uniform, while a few others plodded away at a steady pace, weighted down with loaded rucksacks.

  • U.S. Army South, Salvadoran army wrap up 6th annual staff talks

    Aug 22, 2013

    The U.S. Army South commanding general and the Salvadoran army chief of staff signaled the end of the sixth annual army-to-army staff talks between the U.S. and Salvadoran armies by signing a memorandum of understanding in San Salvador, El Salvador, Aug. 14, 2013.

  • Army South Soldiers, veterinarians help partner nations build, sustain working dog programs

    Aug 6, 2013

    During the month of July, a handful of U.S. Army South Soldiers traveled to Colombia and Honduras to conduct subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation soldiers and civilians.

  • Salvadoran troops train at JRTC, deploy to Afghanistan

    Jul 11, 2013

    FORT POLK, La. ---- Soldiers from El Salvador spent eight weeks in the Joint Security Forces Assistant Course, administered by the 162nd Infantry Brigade and held at the Joint Readiness Training Center, in preparation for their deployment to Afghanistan.

  • 1-228th Aviation Regiment crew rescues 9 stranded off Honduran coast

    Jul 10, 2013

    A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crew with the 1-228 Aviation Regiment at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, was dispatched July 2, 2013, to the Caribbean Sea to help locate two Americans, one Canadian and six Hondurans, who had last been seen June 30.

  • JTF-Bravo conducts medical readiness training exercise in Honduras

    Jul 1, 2013

    Joint Task Force-Bravo, in conjunction with the Honduran Ministry of Health, conducted a medical readiness training exercise, June 25-26, 2013, inside of a school named Lempira in the remote village of Bara Patuca, Gracias a Dios, Honduras, where patients received dental, preventative medicine and well-being checkups.

  • 'BTH Panama' Closing Ceremony

    Jul 1, 2013

    A close up look and the 2013 'Beyond the Horizon' Panama closing ceremony.

  • Army South welcomes former SOUTHCOM chief of staff as new commanding general

    Jun 25, 2013

    Maj. Gen. Joseph P. DiSalvo assumed command of U.S. Army South from Maj. Gen. Frederick S. Rudesheim during a change-of-command ceremony June 24 in front of the Army South headquarters on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

  • 14th Military Intelligence Battalion inactivates

    Jun 21, 2013

    The 14th Military Intelligence Battalion inactivated in a ceremony June 14, 2013, at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.

  • Army South successfully completes Beyond the Horizon-Panama

    Jun 21, 2013

    ESCOBAL, Panama (June 21) -- U.S. Army South marked the official closeout of Beyond the Horizon-Panama 2013 during a ceremony here June 18 where U.S. military engineers and medical professionals conducted real-world training while providing needed services to communities throughout the country.

  • Beyond the Horizon to leave Positive Impact in Panama

    Jun 12, 2013

    MEDETE, Panama, June 12, 2013 -- As soldiers and airmen wrap up the final weeks of humanitarian assistance projects in isolated regions of Panama during Beyond the Horizon 2013, they're leaving behind a long-term impact, the commander of Joint Task Force Panama told American Forces Press Service.

  • Dental mission: Beyond the Horizon - El Salvador

    May 29, 2013

    Soldiers from the 185th Dental Company, Garden Grove, Calif., provide dental care to the people of Metalio, El Salvador, during the Joint Civic and Humanitarian Mission, Beyond the Horizon.

  • 470th MI Brigade mentors help teachers bond

    May 28, 2013

    As part of their continuing partnership with Bowden Elementary School, Soldiers from the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade introduced 32 of its teachers and staff members to a weapon firing simulation on Fort Sam Houston May 9 as a team-building exercise.

  • 201st MI Battalion Rear Det. volunteers come to the fore

    May 28, 2013

    While the main body of the 201st Military Intelligence Battalion is serving overseas, Soldiers of its rear detachment at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston are making time for community outreach even while supporting their deployed brothers and sisters

  • Fading 14th MI Battalion trains other intelligence units

    May 28, 2013

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-Fort Sam Houston -- Even while the 14th Military Intelligence Battalion has been preparing for its inactivation on June 14, it has also maintained a full schedule in helping to train other intelligence units over the last few months.

  • Beyond the Horizon - El Salvador school construction project

    May 28, 2013

    An ROTC cadet from Maine shares his experience on a school construction project at Las Marias, El Salvador, during Beyond the Horizon.

  • 1/228th Provides MEDEVAC Support During BTH-El Salvador

    May 20, 2013

    An Army South Medical Evacuation unit from Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras provides MedEvac support during Beyond the Horizon - El Salvador

  • 490th Civil Affairs Battalion Supports BTH-El Salvador

    May 20, 2013

    The 490th Civil Affairs Battalion from Grand Prairie, Texas, provides support during Joint Humanitarian Exercise, Beyond the Horizon - El Salvador.

  • Rhode Island National Guard medical team visits Panamanian hospital

    May 7, 2013

    COLON, Panama -- Members of the Rhode Island National Guard Medical Detachment met with Dr. Tristan Pinzon, medical director of Hospital Colon, in support of Beyond the Horizon-Panama 2013 here April 30.

  • Medical Readiness Training Exercises conclude at Beyond the Horizon, El Salvador

    Apr 30, 2013

    Medical Readiness Training Exercises, an integral part of Beyond the Horizon, or BTH, El Salvador, draw to a close. BTH is a U.S. Southern Command sponsored Joint Humanitarian and Civic Assistance Exercise that's led by U.S. Army South.

  • U.S. Air Force pediatrician supports Army South's humanitarian effort in El Salvador

    Apr 29, 2013

    A joint, multi-national effort providing free medical care to residents of El Salvador concluded here, April 26.

  • 59th Medical Wing supports Army South exercise in Panama

    Apr 29, 2013

    Airmen of the 59th Medical Wing, based out of Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base, in San Antonio, were in the municipality of Veraguas, Panama, for the start of the Beyond the Horizon medical readiness training exercise (MEDRETE), April 16.

  • New Horizons provides veterinary care to animals of Belize

    Apr 25, 2013

    ORANGE WALK, Belize -- U.S. veterinary professionals provided treatment to various types of animals April 17 in Orange Walk, Belize, as part of a training exercise called New Horizons.

  • Beyond The Horizon 2013 El Salvador, Officially Open For Business

    Apr 24, 2013

    SONSONATE, El Salvador -- Although work for Beyond the Horizon-El Salvador actually began March 30, the Salvadoran Ministry of Defense, U.S. Embassy and U.S. Army South made it official with an opening ceremony at a new school construction site in San Marcos, El Salvador, April 18.

  • Army South marks official start to Beyond the Horizon-Panama

    Apr 19, 2013

    FORT SHERMAN, Panama (April 19) -- U.S. Army South marked the official start of Beyond the Horizon-Panama 2013 during a ceremony here April 17 where U.S. military engineers and medical professionals arrived to conduct real-world training while providing needed services to communities throughout the country.

  • General Odierno Visits Army South

    Apr 18, 2013

    As part of a command visit to Joint Base San Antonio, Ft. Sam Houston, the Chief of Staff of the Army, General Raymond Odierno stops by U.S. Army South headquarters.

  • No language barrier with music, NG Soldier performs with partner nation band

    Apr 16, 2013

    SONSONATE, El Salvador -- Music provides many things to many cultures. It is important everywhere. But here in El Salvador music is big. Really big. So for a soldier from the New Hampshire National Guard, an opportunity to perform with the Salvadoran army band while here on a training mission was a big deal.

  • Beyond the Horizon El Salvador first rotation complete, mission on track

    Apr 16, 2013

    SONSONATE, El Salvador --Soldiers from the 160th Engineer Company, Delaware National Guard arrived here two weeks ago to begin work on constructing schools and latrines on three sites as part of Beyond the Horizon-El Salvador.

  • ARSOUTH CG travels to Guatemala, tours facilities to train new border security personnel

    Apr 15, 2013

    GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala--Maj. Gen. Frederick S. Rudesheim, U.S. Army South commanding general, visited Guatemala Apr. 8-11, and met with senior government officials and military leaders to discuss bilateral security cooperation and the establishment of a new Guatemalan border security unit supported by the U.S.

  • National Guard Soldier shares Beyond the Horizon, El Salvador experience

    Apr 12, 2013

    A specialist from the New Hampshire National Guard participating in Beyond the Horizon, El Salvador, explains the challenges and rewards of being deployed.

  • BTH Reception - El Salvador

    Apr 12, 2013

    Members from the Salvadoran and U.S. Military were invited to a reception hosted by the local community during Beyond the Horizon - El Salvador.

  • Jaguar, Acaxual partner two nations together for two task forces working in El Salvador

    Apr 11, 2013

    SONSONATE, El Salvador -- For two partner nations that are working side by side building schools and providing critical medical aid to a community that desperately needs it, selecting the right name for their respective task force was an important step in the process. U.S. Task Force includes National Guard, Reserve and Active Duty Forces from all the services working together with Salvadoran military in a humanitarian exerc

  • 470th MI Brigade Soldiers offer elementary mentorship

    Apr 11, 2013

    The scores of happy young voices reverberating outside Bowden Elementary School probably sounded more excited than on other days when Soldiers of the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade conducted the school's field day there April 5. The field day highlighted the Soldiers' partnership with the school through the Joint Base San Antonio Adopt-a-School program.

  • Service members experience many firsts during Beyond the Horizon 2013 in Panama

    Apr 11, 2013

    COLON, Panama -- As the sun rises in Panama, service members line up for morning chow. As the line forms and grows longer, there is something noticeably different with many of the personnel; they are young, and they have never been out of the country before. Beyond the Horizon is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored, U.S. Army South-planned and led annual humanitarian and civic assistance exercise. The exercise provides construction and medical assistance to partner nations throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean. The exercise generally takes place in rural, underprivileged areas and is a major component of the U.S. military's regional engagement efforts and it affords a unique opportunity to train U.S. service members alongside partner nation personnel, while providing needed services to communities throughout the region.

  • Like father, like son, serving together

    Apr 11, 2013

    SONSONATE, El Salvador -- As one career ends and another begins; a father and son tandem from the Nebraska National Guard are appreciating the opportunity to share a last, and a first with each another. Beyond the Horizon 2013 is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored, U.S. Army South planned and led joint and combined field training humanitarian exercise in which U.S. active duty, National Guard, and Reserve service members specializing in engineering, construction and health care, working along-side partner nation personnel, provide much-needed services to communities in need while receiving valuable deployment training and building important relationships with partner nations.

  • Joint Task Force Jaguar welcomes new arrivals

    Apr 8, 2013

    Command staff for Joint Task Force Jaguar, supporting Beyond The Horizon-El Salvador, welcomes new arrivals to the effort. New Hampshire National Guard members are leading the task force.

  • Staff Visit to Beyond the Horizon - El Salvador

    Apr 8, 2013

    During a staff assistance visit to Military District Six, Sonsonate, El Salvador, members from U.S. Army South exercised the medical readiness team of their level of preparedness during a mass casualty exercise.

  • Joint U.S., Salvadoran Army Training

    Apr 3, 2013

    Members of C company, 3rd Battalion from the 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain) New Hampshire National Guard exchanged rope skills with the Salvadoran Army in El Salvador through the National Guard State partnership Program.

  • 'Beyond the Horizon' exercise begins in El Salvador

    Apr 2, 2013

    Joint Task Force Jaguar arrived in El Salvador with more than 75 service members to finalize plans for the comprehensive joint exercise, Beyond the Horizon El Salvador 2013.

  • Army South works with Colombian army to plan future joint activities during staff talks

    Mar 26, 2013

    U.S. Army South engaged with its Colombian army counterparts during bilateral staff talks at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, March 18-21, 2013, to shape the environment by working closely with and engaging our partners while building partner nation capacity.

  • US Army South, Colombian Army staff talks

    Mar 22, 2013

    US Army South host the Colombian Army for bi-lateral staff talks.

  • Spurs share spotlight with two 470th MI Brigade battalions

    Mar 15, 2013

    The 14th Military Intelligence Battalion and the 201st MI Battalion receive recognition before and during the San Antonio Spurs and Portland Trail Blazers NBA basketball game at San Antonio's AT&T Center, March 8, as part of Military Appreciation Night.

  • ARSECs, MPEP help Army South build partner nation capacity, strengthen security cooperation

    Mar 12, 2013

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (March 11) -- As part of the effort to achieve the chief of staff of the Army's vision to strengthen relationships and improve interoperability with partner nations, U.S. Army South utilizes the Military Personnel Exchange Program (MPEP) and Army Section Chiefs (ARSECs) throughout the Western Hemisphere.

  • Army South News Update

    Feb 28, 2013

    Army South's monthly news update.

  • Army South-led joint task force trains alongside other services, government agencies during exercise

    Feb 26, 2013

    NAVAL STATION GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba--Over the past several weeks, approximately 500 U.S. service members and government officials deployed to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in order to set up and operate a joint task force for U.S. Southern Command's biennial exercise Integrated Advance.

  • U.S. Army South deploys watercrafts to support exercises, humanitarian missions

    Feb 26, 2013

    The Runnymede, one of two Landing Craft Utility 2000 series watercraft under U.S. Army South's operational control, was deployed to Guantanamo Bay to support Integrated Advance 2013, a humanitarian-crisis exercise U.S. Southern Command conducts biennially.

  • Exercise at GTMO tests Army South, SOUTHCOM's abilities to deploy, set up joint task force

    Feb 20, 2013

    NAVAL STATION GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba -- More than 500 personnel from U.S. Army South, U.S. Southern Command and other military units and government agencies deployed here as part of exercise Integrated Advanced Feb. 7-17.

  • U.S. Army South hosts 2013 Central American Regional Leaders' Conference

    Feb 4, 2013

    Army leaders from U.S. Army South, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Security Forces from Panama meet at Joint Base San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston, Texas for the Central American Regional Leaders' Conference. During the conference regional partners present concerns and explore reasonable approaches in the areas of security, countering transnational threats and building partner nation capacity.

  • Military leaders from throughout the Americas visit Army North, discuss common issues

    Feb 1, 2013

    Military leaders from Central America visited U.S. Army North throughout the day Jan. 30 as part of the Central American Regional Leaders' Conference, hosted by U.S. Army South, in a cooperative effort to establish closer ties between militaries and to improve coordination on common issues.

  • German Armed Forces Competition at Soto Cano AB Honduras

    Jan 30, 2013

    Soldiers stationed at Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras competed for the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge

  • Army South CG attends Conference of American Armies' meeting

    Jan 30, 2013

    U.S Army South's Commanding General, Major General Frederick S. Rudesheim and several of its key leaders arrive in Mexico City to represent the U.S. Army for the Extraordinary Commanders' Meeting of the Conference of American Armies hosted by the Mexican army in Mexico City December 2012. U.S. Army South's CG led the U.S. delegation on behalf of the U.S. Army Chief of Staff.

  • Colombian Key Leader Visit

    Jan 30, 2013

    MG Frederick Rudesheim, commander of U.S. Army South, travels to Bogota, Colombia, to meet with key military leaders.

  • Deployment, redeployment top 2012 activities for 470th MI Brigade

    Dec 20, 2012

    The 470th Military Intelligence Brigade opened 2012 with one of its battalions already deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and another battalion preparing for a similar mission.

  • U.S. Army South's SJA briefs Conference of American Armies' commanders in Mexico

    Dec 12, 2012

    MEXICO CITY (December 12, 2012) -- When armies support government and non-government organizations during peacekeeping or disaster relief operations there are variety of laws, restrictions and policies that must be understood and followed by the military to ensure the successful outcome of these types of missions.

  • Conference of American Armies opens commanders' meeting in Mexico, discuss regional issues

    Dec 11, 2012

    MEXICO CITY (December 11, 2012) - The Conference of American Armies, founded in 1960, opened Monday its 30th cycle of the gathering of chiefs of armies from the Caribbean, Central, North and South American countries in a military ceremony hosted by the Mexican army here Dec. 10.

  • Army of Chile delegation visits Southern Regional Medical Command

    Dec 7, 2012

  • Army South commanding general shares lessons learned with Chilean War College

    Dec 4, 2012

    SANTIAGO, Chile -- Maj. Gen. Frederick S. Rudesheim, the U.S. Army South commanding general, spoke to more than 150 students and faculty of the Academia de Guerra del Ejercito (Chilean Army War College) during a visit to Santiago, Chile, Nov. 6.

  • U.S. Army South closes annual staff talks with Chilean army

    Nov 16, 2012

    SANTIAGO, Chile -- Maj. Gen. Frederick S. Rudesheim, the U.S. Army South commanding general, joined Brig. Gen. Alejandro Arancibia, the Chilean army international affairs director, during the closing ceremony of the army-to-army staff talks between the two armies here Nov. 7, to sign a memorandum of understanding detailing more than two dozen events that are scheduled to be conducted throughout the next year.

  • U.S. Army South shares medical operations lessons learned with Chilean partners

    Nov 14, 2012

    Col. (Dr.) James Sheehan, U.S. Army South deputy chief of staff for medical, addressed more than 200 military medical students and doctors at the Hospital Militar de Santiago in Santiago, Chile, Nov. 6, 2012.

  • Army South deputy commander honors Veterans at UT Brownsville

    Nov 14, 2012

    BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- The Army South deputy commanding general traveled to his alma mater here Nov. 8 to take part in a Veterans Day ceremony and mentor future Army officers in the ROTC program.

  • Chilean Army Commander-in-Chief Meets with U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Lays Wreath at Arlington

    Nov 7, 2012

  • U.S. Army South opens annual staff talks with Chilean army in Santiago

    Nov 6, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Frederick S. Rudesheim, the U.S. Army South commanding general, led a delegation of staff officers as they kicked off the annual army-to-army staff talks between the U.S. and Chilean armies in Santiago, Chile, Nov. 5, 2012.

  • Colombian delegation tours FSH Wounded Warrior facilities

    Oct 30, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- U.S. Southern Command and U.S. Army South personnel escorted the commanding general of Colombian military forces and a delegation of public and private Colombian leaders as they visited Brooke Army Medical Center's Center for the Intrepid, the Fisher House Foundation and the Warrior and Family Support Center here October 24-25.

  • Army South commander strengthens partnerships in Honduras

    Oct 23, 2012

    On his first trip to the Central American region since taking command, U.S. Army South's commanding general traveled to Honduras, Oct. 3-5, 2012, to conduct an initial visit with the U.S. ambassador, meet with Army South Soldiers and to have discussions with key leaders in the Honduran military.

  • U.S. Army South conducts change of command ceremony, Rudesheim takes command

    Sep 14, 2012

    Maj. Gen. Frederick S. Rudesheim assumed command of U.S. Army South from Maj. Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas during a change of command ceremony Sept. 14 at MacArthur Parade Field at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Rudesheim took over command of Army South following an assignment as the deputy director for joint and coalition warfighting, joint civil-military operations, the Joint Staff in Suffolk, Va.

  • Colombia CGSC students visit Army South

    Aug 27, 2012

    U.S. Army South hosted students from Colombia's Command and General Staff College, at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Aug. 21, 2012, in an effort to maintain a strong regional partnership.

  • Army South strengthens partnerships with Colombia, Chile

    Aug 21, 2012

    U.S. Army South's commanding general traveled to Colombia and Chile from July 31 to Aug. 9, 2012, as part of Army South's effort to strengthen partner nation capacity through engagement and personal exchanges.

  • Task Force Arriero Commander visits school, set for renovations

    Apr 18, 2012

    SARRAX OCH, Guatemala - Beyond the Horizon 2012 Task Force Arriero Commander, Lt. Col. John Findley from the Missouri Army National Guard 35th Engineer Brigade, visited the a site on April 17 where U.S. Soldiers working with Guatemalan personnel will renovate at school.

  • Beyond the Horizon exercise begins in Honduras

    Apr 18, 2012

    U.S. Army South and the Honduran military kicked off the Beyond the Horizon Honduras 2012 exercise April 16, 2012, in a ceremony at a remote forward operating base near Naco, Honduras.

  • Army South strengthens partnership during Chilean Attaché visit

    Apr 11, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The Chilean Military Defense Attaché, Lt. Gen. Guillermo Porcile Arellano, visited U.S. Army South headquarters, Texas Military Forces at Camp Mabry and the city of San Antonio April 1-4 to further strengthen partnerships and to learn more about the command here, its mission and the culture of the area.

  • 470th MI Brigade recalls Holocaust

    Apr 10, 2012

    The 470th Military Intelligence Brigade will recall the Nazi horror and glean lessons from it with a special presentation by Holocaust survivor Dr. William Samelson from 10:30 a.m. until noon April 19 in the brigade classroom.

  • Army South celebrates women in the Army, recognizes recent achievements as General officers

    Apr 3, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- On March 29, U.S. Army South celebrated the many accomplishments and advancements that women have made through the years by hosting an event that featured retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Toreaser A. Steele as the guest speaker.

  • Army South builds peacekeeping training MOUT site in Chile

    Apr 2, 2012

    U.S. Army South, in cooperation with the country of Chile, is in the final stage of constructing a $460,000 Military Operations on Urban Terrain site at Fort Aguayo, Chile, to support the Chilean Joint Center for Peace Operations and the U.S. Department of State's Global Peace Operations Initiative.

  • 201st MI Battalion Soldiers range off post

    Mar 30, 2012

    Soldiers of the 201st Military Intelligence Battalion took their weapons training to a public range on their Safety Stand-Down Day to obtain first-hand knowledge of guns that are not standard U.S. Army issue.

  • U.S. and Colombian Armies conclude annual Staff Talks

    Mar 23, 2012

    BOGOTA, Colombia -- United States Army South and the Colombian army concluded their third annual bilateral staff talks here March 22 and agreed to conduct 19 activities over approximately the next 12 months.

  • Participants from 17 nations finalize plans for Peacekeeping Operations-Americas 2012 exercise

    Mar 21, 2012

    SANTIAGO, Chile -- U.S. Army South joined its Chilean army partners here March 6 to finalize plans for the upcoming annual Peacekeeping Operations -- Americas (PKO-A) 2012 exercise.

  • U.S., Colombian armies begin staff talks

    Mar 21, 2012

    United States Army South and the Colombian army began army-to-army staff talks in Bogata, Columbia, March 21, 2012, to promote bilateral professional relationships and coordinate engagement activities.

  • HQDA designates Army South executive agent for reintegration efforts

    Mar 14, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- U.S. Army South's Personnel Recovery Coordination Cell (PRCC), part of the command's G-3 (operations) directorate, received best practice recognition from the Department of the Army and was recently designated as the executive agent for planning, leading and coordinating reintegration efforts Army-wide.

  • Foreign area officers attend Army South orientation

    Mar 9, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- U.S. Army South hosted the annual U.S. Army Section Chief and Military Personnel Exchange Program Conference at the Army South headquarters here March 4-9.

  • Army South Deputy Commander speaks to political science university students about SOUTHCOM

    Mar 8, 2012

    SAN ANTONIO -- As part of an outreach to strengthen community relations, Brig. Gen. Manuel Ortiz, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army South, addressed a group of approximately 30 political science students at the University of Texas at San Antonio Feb. 2.

  • TJAG presents Army South attorney with ABA Award

    Mar 8, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- The Judge Advocate General of the Army, Lt. Gen. Dana K. Chipman visited U.S. Army South Headquarters after holding a forum with approximately 100 JAG Soldiers and civilians at Woodard Auditorium, and presenting an Army South employee with a distinguished service award, during his visit here Jan. 24-26.

  • Army South Soldiers brave jungle, improve Belize military medical capacity

    Mar 7, 2012

    Deep in the jungle of Belize, five U.S. Army Soldiers, accompanied by soldiers from the Belize Defense Force, moved through unfamiliar terrain with their casualty.

  • Army South strengthens partnership with Chilean army

    Jan 23, 2012

    U.S. Army South's commanding general traveled to Chile as part of Army South's effort to build partner nation capacity through engagement and personal exchanges.

  • ARSOUTH, Belize Defence Force conduct combat medic engagement

    Jan 19, 2012

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Jan. 17, 2012) -- U.S. Army South continued it's long-standing tradition of working closely with partner nation armies by conducting a combat medic engagement with members of Belize's Defence Force and Navy last November near Ladyville, Belize.

  • Commander's Martin Luther King Jr. Message

    Jan 11, 2012

    "Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On, Not a Day Off!"

  • Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler visits U.S. Army South headquarters

    Jan 11, 2012

  • U.S. Army South participates in U.S. Army All-American Bowl week

    Jan 11, 2012

  • Army South receives unit award, celebrates 100-year milestone

    Jan 10, 2012

    U.S. Army South received the Army Superior Unit Award on Oct. 4 for its performance during Operation Unified Response, exactly 100 years to the day original elements of the command, which was the 10th U.S. Army Infantry Regiment at the time, arrived in Panama in 1911 to provide additional security during the construction of the canal.

  • U.S. Army South conducts army-to-army staff talks with Chile

    Nov 1, 2011

    U.S. Army South, as the Army's executive agent, are conducting bilateral staff talks with the Chilean army from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, 2011, to strengthen professional partnerships and increase interaction between armies.

  • Conference of American Armies kicks off in Peru

    Oct 25, 2011

    The Conference of American Armies, consisting of armies from Caribbean, Central, North and South American countries, kicked off Monday in Lima, Peru.

  • U.S. Army South mission brings light to seeing-impaired

    Sep 14, 2011

    A team of six U.S. Army doctors took part in a U.S. Army South-led medical readiness training exercise helped bring vision to patients in El Salvador with sight-impaired disabilities due to cataracts.

  • Colombia War College students visit Army South

    Sep 8, 2011

    U.S. Army South hosted students from the Colombia War College here Aug. 31, 2011, in an effort to maintain strong regional partnerships with an important partner nation army.

  • ARSOUTH NCOs visit S.A. Lighthouse for the Blind

    Jul 5, 2011

    SAN ANTONIO - Approximately 40 U.S. Army South noncommissioned officers visited the San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind (SALB) here June 23 to get a firsthand look at what goes into making many of the products they use regularly.

  • U.S. Army South names 2011 Soldier, NCO of the Year

    Jun 20, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas " One Soldier and one noncommissioned officer distinguished themselves during a five-day competition to identify the U.S. Army South 2011 Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

  • TRADOC Foreign Liaison Officers visit Army South

    Jun 13, 2011

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (June 9, 2011) " Foreign Liaison Officers (FLOs) assigned to the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command from Brazil, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Israel, Italy, Japan, Singapore and Spain visited U.S. Army South at its headquarters here June 8.