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  • A gesture from the heart

    Jun 2, 2011

    GONAIVES, Haiti - What motivated the United States to send its Army engineers to Haiti to help?

  • U.S. Army Military Personnel Exchange Program in Colombia strengthens armies

    May 25, 2011

    BOGOTA, Colombia " The U.S. Army conducts military personnel exchanges with partner armies throughout the world but some of the more unique exchanges are happening right now in Colombia.

  • Army South hones Soldier skills during FTX

    May 20, 2011

    CAMP BULLIS, Texas (May 20, 2011) - U.S. Army South's Special Troops Battalion took time to sharpen Warrior skills during a field training exercise here May 16-20.

  • U.S. Army South on Facebook

    May 20, 2011

  • U.S. Army South completes PKO-A 11, 'vital' to Brazil's planning for World Cup, Olymp

    May 20, 2011

  • Iraqi Security Forces host humanitarian event

    Mar 10, 2011

    Residents of Basrah, Iraq gathered at the Basrah Operations Center Monday, Mar. 7, 2011, to receive acute medical aid, toys, school supplies, food, water, radios, and health information. Iraqi Security Forces offered the use of their operations center, while Iraqi civilian doctors provided the medical care. Servicemembers from U.S. Division - South were on hand in an advisory role.

  • U.S. Army South, Chilean Army conclude bi-lateral staff talks

    Dec 1, 2010

    U.S. Army South conducted bi-lateral staff talks with the Chilean army here Nov. 29 - Dec. 1 in order to promote a bilateral professional relationship and coordinate engagement activities with their partner-nation counterparts.

  • U.S. Army South hosts Peruvian Army Commander

    Nov 30, 2010

    The commanding general and command sergeant major of the Peruvian Army and their spouses visited U.S. Army South headquarters to promote bilateral efforts, develop professional partnerships, and increase interaction between the two armies Nov. 15-18.

  • US and Chile hold staff talks

    Nov 29, 2010

    Leaders from U.S. Army South began bilateral staff talks with Chilean army leaders here today to promote the professional partnership and interaction between the two armies.

  • ARSOUTH, Brazilian partners strengthen relationship during Army Ten Miler

    Nov 9, 2010

    U.S. Army South soldiers joined their Brazilian army brethren and 30,000 other runners from around the world here Oct. 24 to compete in the U.S. Army's premiere running event, the 26th Annual Army Ten-Miler.

  • Partner Nation Liaison Officers Assigned to SOUTHCOM Visit U.S. Army South

    Nov 9, 2010

    A delegation of Foreign Liaison Officers assigned to U.S. Southern Command visited U.S. Army South for a series of briefings and tour of the command.

  • AUSA exposition visitors learn firsthand of Army South's partner-nation army relationships

    Nov 9, 2010

    U.S. Army South relied heavily on its three foreign liaison officers who played key roles at the Army South booth to effectively convey to visitors that much of its strength is drawn from effective partnerships with armies in an area of focus that includes Central and South America and the Caribbean. Rather than simply hearing about Army South's partnerships with partner-nation armies, visitors at the booth were able to experience it firsthand.

  • U.S. Army South Soldiers train Honduran troops on weapons systems

    Sep 10, 2010

    U.S. Army South Soldiers belonging to the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, stationed in Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, provided basic weapons training to members of the Honduran army Aug. 25, 2010.

  • U.S. Army South Participates in Multinational Exercise Focusing on Panama Canal Defense

    Sep 10, 2010

    Two U.S. Army South teams traveled to Panama City, Panama and Norfolk, Va. to participate in Panamax 2010. They joined more than 2,000 participants from 17 countries in what has become one of the world's largest multinational training exercises.

  • Haitian Community Celebrates U.S. Army South's New Horizons Mission

    Aug 27, 2010

    The local Haitian community gathered at the Mandrin School site to celebrate the new school Task Force Kout Men troops built as a part of New Horizons - Haiti 2010 Aug. 22. U.S. Army South's New Horizons engineering mission has a goal of completing construction on three new schools and renovations on two other schools.

  • U.S. Army South Soldier Delivers Baby in Front Yard of his Fort Sam Houston Home

    Aug 17, 2010

  • New Horizons 2010 - Haiti Task Force Kout Men Facebook Page

    Jun 29, 2010

    New Horizon is a humanitarian and civic assistance mission that will provide engineering and medical assistance to the people of Haiti and support long term United States recovery operations in Haiti while supporting the readiness of U.S. Forces.

  • U.S. Army South's New Horizons-Haiti 2010 exercise an international effort

    Jun 29, 2010

    MANDRIN, Haiti - From the moment they leave their encampment each morning on the outskirts of Gonaives, Haiti, to the moment they return each evening, the troops of Task Force Kout Men (Creole for Helping Hands), are demonstrating the United States' continued commitment to the people of Haiti.

  • Guard MPs train in Haiti during New Horizons

    Jun 29, 2010

    Nevada National Guard Soldiers of the 485th Military Police Company participated in the U.S. Army South New Horizons - Haiti 2010 Task Force Kout Men at several engineering and medical training exercise sites in the Gonaives area of Haiti from June 10 to June 26.

  • U.S. Army South and Army Reserve Soldiers Prepare for New Horizons

    Jun 29, 2010

    Army Reserve Soldiers, with the 399th Combat Support Hospital out of New York, prepare medicine bags at the New Horizons - Haiti 2010 encampment June 27 for the patients they will see at the U.S. Army South New Horizons Ennery medical assistance site.

  • 470th MI Brigade offers warrior transition opportunities

    Jun 24, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- As a part of the reintegration process for Soldiers returning from combat, those assigned or attached to Warrior Transition Battalions are offered rehabilitation assistance and support for themselves and their Families, in order to make transitioning back to military careers and communities as painless as possible.

  • 470th MI Brigade volunteers tackle housing project

    Jun 24, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Volunteers from the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade have begun putting aside their uniforms one day a month to engage in a different kind of warfare.

  • New Horizons - Haiti 2010 exercise begins

    Jun 22, 2010

    (MANDRIN, Haiti) July 17, 2010 - New Horizons-Haiti 2010 exercise kicked off this past Tuesday with its opening ceremonies held at the Task Force Kout Men encampment.

  • Recognizing America's Civilian Heroes

    Jun 18, 2010

    REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- "Please accept this on behalf of a grateful command." "Please thank your family." "Thank you for what you have done." Those were the words of appreciation expressed over and over again by Maj. Gen. Jim Myles, commander of the Aviation and Missile Command and Redstone Arsenal, to more than 50 civilian and contractor employees Thursday during an AMCOM Deployed Workforce Recognition Ceremony.

  • Fort Sam celebrates Army's Birthday, Flag Day

    Jun 18, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- As the nation celebrated the 235th Army Birthday and Flag Day June 14 so did Soldiers and Family members of the Fort Sam Houston community. A celebration was held at the post flagpole to reflect on the Army's history and honor our nation's flag.

  • U.S. military trains with Ecuadorians on mounted operations

    May 6, 2010

    In the stifling heat of the Ecuadorian coast an army patrol of humvees and armored vehicles winds its way through a narrow jungle road. In an instant, the column erupts into a chaotic firefight with smoke and hand grenades exploding all around.

  • U.S. Army's elite train Belizean Forces in effort to build partnership, military capacity to de

    May 5, 2010

    U.S. Army's elite train Belizean Forces in effort to build partnership, military capacity to deter trafficking

  • U.S. Army South hosts Brazilian Army delegates

    May 5, 2010

    Members of the Brazilian Army visited U.S. Army South to participate in a military doctrine and training staff talks, April 26-30.

  • People of Nicaragua celebrate U.S. Army South's humanitarian mission

    May 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (May 4, 2010) - The town of Los Sanchez, Nicaragua celebrated U.S. Army South's humanitarian mission, Beyond the Horizon, with an Appreciation Day last week.

  • Fort Sam remembers, commemorates Holocaust during Days of Remembrance ceremonies

    Apr 29, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Fort Sam Houston Soldiers and civilians learned about the Holocaust during Days of Remembrance ceremonies held throughout the post.

  • Medical exercises begin in Haiti

    Apr 28, 2010

    Lines of people seemed to come out of nowhere as hundreds of Haitians living in the Roche au Boteaux area lined the road, waiting for the opening ceremony of the Medical Readiness Training Exercise, or MEDRETE, to be completed and the make shift medical clinic to officially open April 26.

  • Army South Soldier reenlists above Haiti

    Apr 27, 2010

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A U.S. Army South soldier completed her first reenlistment while flying in a UH-60 Blackhawk more than 300 feet above Port-au-Prince, Haiti on April 24.

  • Army dentists create smiles in Nicaragua

    Apr 27, 2010

    In support of U.S. Army South's Beyond the Horizon mission, the Army Reserve's 307th Dental Company from Vallejo, Calif., returned from Mateare, Nicaragua, after providing dental services for over 1,200 Nicaraguans from April 12 - 22.

  • Renewing commitment 350 feet above Port-au-Prince

    Apr 25, 2010

    On April 24, Spc. Sarah Lystra, administration specialist, U.S. Army South, took advantage of her deployment to Haiti to conduct her reenlistment ceremony while flying 350 feet above Port-au-Prince, Haiti on a helicopter from the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment deployed from Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

  • Wounded Warriors return to Iraq to share experiences

    Apr 23, 2010

    The April 9 visit offered the Soldiers -- some still active, some medically retired -- the opportunity to go full-circle regarding the wounds that precipitated their sudden, and unexpected, return home. Their day here included a visit to the 1st Battalion, 402nd Army Field Support Brigade, where they had the opportunity to check out the Army's state-of-the-art armored vehicles

  • U.S. Army South conducts joint humanitarian exercise in Nicaragua

    Apr 23, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - U.S. Army South, along with U.S. Navy engineers, are working together with the Nicaraguan National Assembly to construct three waterwells in Los Sanchez, Samaria and La Noria from March 21 until May 21 as part of Army South's, Beyond the Horizon mission.

  • Fiesta at Fort Sam Houston

    Apr 22, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Fort Sam Houston hosted a Fiesta event April 18. Fiesta runs April 15-25 throughout San Antonio.

  • U.S. Army South prepares for NSPS conversion

    Apr 21, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - U.S. Army South is preparing for the upcoming conversion of National Security Personnel System (NSPS) employees to the General Schedule (GS), beginning May 23.

  • U.S. Army South sergeant turns negative into positive

    Apr 20, 2010

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti- Being in the Army can be a tough prospect for anyone who has had challenges. One Soldier has made the most out of the challenges in his life.

  • U.S. Army South couple re-enlists by video teleconference

    Apr 20, 2010

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti- Re-enlistment can be a nerve-wracking, thought- provoking, second-guessing experience for one person. Now times that by two and imagine re-enlisting with a spouse.

  • Trombitas takes command of JTF-Haiti

    Apr 20, 2010

    Maj. Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas, commander of U.S. Army South, took over the reins of Joint Task Force-Haiti Sunday.

  • U.S. Army South participates in Fiesta

    Apr 20, 2010

    Fort Sam Houston, Texas (April 19, 2010) - U.S. Army South joined other commands to celebrate Fiesta during the Fort Sam Houston Fiesta celebration held here April 18.

  • Soldiers Further Career in Haiti

    Apr 20, 2010

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti- Soldiers nervously wait in anticipation and flip through pages of notes. Days of studying have come down to a final 15 minute session of questions and answers.

  • Members of U.S. Army South assist with Security Lights at IDP Camps

    Apr 19, 2010

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Gas powered security lighting for the internally displaced persons (IDP) camps was installed at various locations through out the Port-au-Prince area April 14.

  • U.S. Army South supports Operation Unified Response

    Apr 15, 2010

    Beginning in March, U.S. Army South deployed to Port-au-Prince, Haiti to provide support to the Joint Task Force-Haiti headquarters in support of Operation Unified Response. As part of the headquarters element of Joint Task Force-Haiti, Army South assists in providing leadership and coordination for military personnel in Haiti and liaison with the lead federal agency, USAID and other non-governmental organizations, as needed. "This is what we are trained to do," said Army Maj. Gen. Simeon Trombitas. "We have the capabilities and the personnel needed to provide and sustain trained and ready army command and control headquarters for the full spectrum of military operations in Haiti." More than 150 Soldiers from Army South joined the soldiers currently on the ground in Haiti supporting Operation Unified Response. Support includes soldiers with specialties in engineering, medical support, operations, logistics, security and intelligence.

  • Fort Sam's Earth Day gives post chance to reuse, recycle

    Apr 8, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- First celebrated on April 22, 1970, Earth Day was the largest grassroots movement in U.S. history with over 20 million Americans involved in environmental activities.

  • Food Based Morale

    Apr 5, 2010

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -Meals Ready to Eat are not the only option service members have to choose from when wanting something to eat. Now, both breakfast and dinner are served at LSA Dragon for service members wanting to have a fresh hot meal. Staff Sgt. Calvin Anderson, a food service specialist deployed from U.S. Army South, is in charge of giving the troops an alternative to MRE's.

  • Under Secretary of Army visits Joint Task Force-Haiti

    Mar 19, 2010

    During a visit to Haiti March 18, Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal visited with troops in Joint Task Force-Haiti.

  • U.S. Army South to assume responsibility as JTF-Haiti Headquarters

    Mar 16, 2010

    U.S. Army South continued to push Soldiers to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, during the past several days as its headquarters element deployed to provide support to the Joint Task Force-Haiti headquarters as part of Operation Unified Response.

  • U.S. Army South HSC change-of-command ceremony

    Mar 2, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Capt. Juan Talamantes, Jr., who last served as the aide-de-camp for the U.S. Army South commanding general, took command March 1 of the Headquarters and Service Company, Special Troops Battalion, U.S. Army South.

  • U.S. Army South Soldier Receives Bronze Star

    Mar 1, 2010

    Fort Sam Houston, Texas (March 1, 2010) - Warrant Officer Abelardo Villarreal, currently assigned to U.S. Army South, was awarded the Bronze Star recently in front of the U.S. Army South Headquarters.

  • G-6 launches 'Apps for the Army' challenge

    Mar 1, 2010

    The Army announced its first internal applications-development challenge. The program, called "Apps for the Army," or A4A, gives Army personnel the opportunity to demonstrate their software- development skills.

  • U.S. Special Operations service members help set up road for success in Port-de-Paix

    Feb 23, 2010

    A new system of cooperation is emerging in Port-de-Paix after U.S. Special Operations service members facilitated a meeting Feb. 17 between dozens of local government authorities, MINUSTAH and non-governmental organizations in the area.

  • U.S. troops help set up camp for Haitian families

    Feb 22, 2010

    U.S. Special Operations servicemembers helped a non-governmental organization deliver and set up nearly 100 tents for Haitian citizens living in a camp in Port-au-Prince.

  • Civil affairs teams help displaced citizens in Haiti

    Feb 19, 2010

    Citizens living in a sprawling tent city in north Port-au-Prince were visited by members of a U.S. Special Operations civil affairs team as part of an effort to assess conditions in the camp and better align the delivery of food and medical aid.

  • U.S. Army South to Support Customs Mission in Haiti

    Feb 18, 2010

    Fort Sam Houston, TX (February 18, 2010) : A six member team from U.S. Army South is on the way to Haiti in support of Operation Unified Response to help facilitate the return of Soldiers and equipment currently deployed there. The team includes civilian and three Soldiers from the Provost Marshal's Office, and two Soldiers from the U.S. Army South Special Troops Battalion.

  • U.S. Army Civil Affairs teams making a difference in Hinche

    Feb 18, 2010

    A civil affairs team from U.S. Army Special Operations Command along with United Nations officials and non-governmental organizations helped facilitate the distribution of food and medical aid Feb. 13 for more than 380 families from the Haitian city of Hinche.

  • U.S. Special Operations service members respond to elementary school hit by landslide, four children

    Feb 18, 2010

    Four children are dead after a landslide hit an elementary school in Cap-Haitien around noon, Feb. 15.

  • Civil affairs team helps strengthen U.N., Government of Haiti, NGO network in St. Marc

    Feb 18, 2010

    A Joint Forces Special Operations Component Command civil affairs team assigned to St. Marc is achieving success in strengthening the network of non-governmental organizations, MINUSTAH and Government of Haiti members that will continue to operate as the U.S. military reduces its role.

  • 470th Military Intelligence Brigade deploys Soldiers to Afghanistan

    Feb 17, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Feb. 15, 2010) - When a number of Soldiers of the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade embraced their spouses this Valentine's Day weekend, they were also saying goodbye.

  • Army's oldest living four-star general visits Army South Headquarters

    Feb 17, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - The Army's oldest living four-star general and senior retired officer visited U.S. Army South's headquarters in historic "Old BAMC" Feb. 11. "I was actually attending West Point when this was being built," said retired Gen. Ralph E. Haines, Jr., 96, as he made his way into the historic building that was completed in 1937.

  • USSOUTHCOM Commander visits Sustainers in Haiti

    Feb 16, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - Air Force Gen. Douglas Fraser visited the Soldiers, leadership and facilities of Joint Logistics Command Haiti in Port au Prince on February 13. Fraser was greeted by Col. (P) Robin Akin, commander of Joint Logistics Command - Haiti, at JLC headquarters at Toussaint L'Ouverture Airport.

  • Joint medical team provides caring hands for Haiti effort

    Feb 16, 2010

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - Twenty-three members of Joint Task Force - Bravo's Medical Element finished a 28-day deployment to Haiti Feb. 14 after being called-upon to provide emergency medical services after the Jan. 12 earthquake here. The team deployed from Honduras via air on Jan. 17 in support of Joint Task Force Haiti and to provide immediate assistance to Haitians in need of urgent medical care in and around the town of Killick on the coast west of Port Au Prince.

  • Colombia and U.S. Army South work to treat more than 5,100 patients

    Feb 8, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Feb. 8, 2010) - Much needed specialized and general medical treatment was provided to the people of Colombia during a Medical Training and Readiness Exercise from Jan 25 to Feb 3. At the invitation of the Colombian Government, Army Soldiers from U.S. Army South and the Army Reserve provided medical treatment at La Macarena and San Vicente del Caguan, Colombia.

  • U.S. Army South hosts Under Secretary of the Army

    Feb 8, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - U.S. Army South received a special visit from the Under Secretary of the Army at their headquarters here Feb. 4. The Honorable Joseph W. Westphal obtained a first-hand account of U.S. Army South's dynamic mission including their most recent efforts in support of Joint Task Force Haiti and Operation Unified Response.

  • U.S. Army South first responders return from Haiti

    Feb 8, 2010

    Hours after the earthquake struck Haiti, members of U.S. Army South's Humanitarian Assistance Survey team were notified that they would be departing for Port-au-Prince the next day.

  • JTF-H continues to provide support to World Food Program, Haitian people.

    Feb 6, 2010

    Joint Task Force Aca,!" Haiti is in its seventh day of continuing to support the World Food ProgramAca,!a,,cs structured bulk food distribution program here today.

  • U.S. Army South treats more than 5,100 patients in El Salvador

    Feb 4, 2010

    Members of U.S. Army South and the Army Reserve treated more than 5,100 patients in El Salvador over a nine-day period.

  • 470th MI Bde. continues Haiti relief support

    Feb 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Although the intense initial interest in the Haiti disaster is dissipating, Soldiers and civilians of the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade and U.S. Army South continue their mission.

  • BOSS Zone opens at Benner Barracks

    Feb 4, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the Benner Barracks Jan. 29, opening the new BOSS Zone, a recreational outlet for Soldiers living in the barracks.

  • Ceremony inducts Soldiers into NCO corps

    Feb 2, 2010

    LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (Jan. 27, 2010) -- In a ceremony here steeped in military tradition, 15 Soldiers were formally inducted into the Army's noncommissioned officer corps.

  • FY11 budget includes $400 million for re-enlistment bonuses

    Feb 2, 2010

    The Army revealed its Fiscal Year 2011 budgets Feb. 1, including $143 billion to fund training and sustainment of the total force, and an additional $102 billion to fund operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Behind the Food Surge

    Feb 1, 2010

    Paratroopers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team assist in numerous way to ensure the Food Surge reaches the people of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

  • Paratroopers continue to sustain Haiti relief effort

    Jan 29, 2010

    Eight pallets of medical supplies left Fort Bragg, N.C., last night for the Haiti relief effort, and the post continues to send containers of water and rations to be air-dropped onto the island.

  • Army South deploys additional Soldiers, civilians to Haiti

    Jan 25, 2010

    In an ongoing effort to aid earthquake victims in Haiti, additional U.S. Army South Soldiers and civilians deployed Jan. 23 to the devastated Caribbean nation as part of Joint Task Force Haiti and Operation Unified Response.

  • Jan. 24: On the ground in Haiti with an Army public affairs NCO

    Jan 25, 2010

    A Soldier describes his experience in Haiti

  • 470th MI Brigade responds to crisis in Haiti

    Jan 21, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Jan. 21, 2010) -- When President Obama promised a "swift, coordinated and aggressive response" to the earthquake disaster in Haiti, U.S. Army South's 470th Military Intelligence (MI) Brigade immediately responded by deploying intelligence teams to assist in disaster relief and sustainment support to Joint Task Force (JTF) Haiti and Operation Unified Response.

  • Soldiers deploy by sea to assist in Haiti

    Jan 20, 2010

    Three Landing Craft Utility vessels from the 97th Transportation Company (Heavy Boat), 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade have been diverted from a training mission off the coast of Florida to Haiti to support the relief effort.

  • Sustainers deploy in support of Haiti

    Jan 20, 2010

    FORT KNOX, Ky. - Between Jan. 15-17, liaison teams from Fort Knox's 3d Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) deployed to Haiti, Fort Bragg and U.S. Southern Command in support of relief efforts stemming from the devastation caused by an earthquake on Jan. 12

  • U.S. troops provide medical aid in Haiti

    Jan 19, 2010

    Soldiers with the the 82nd Airborne Division, 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, provide medical assistance in support of the earthquake relief effort in Haiti.

  • Earthquake Relief in Haiti

    Jan 14, 2010

    U.S. military forces are mobilizing to support international disaster relief efforts underway in Haiti following the Jan. 12 earthquake that ravaged the Caribbean nation. Currently, an assessment team from SOUTHCOM is deploying to Haiti to work with U.S. Embassy personnel as well as Haitian, United Nations and international officials to assess the situation and facilitate follow on U.S. military support.

  • Military Preps for Broader Haiti Relief Mission

    Jan 14, 2010

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2010 - The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is headed toward earthquake-devastated Haiti and is scheduled to arrive tomorrow to provide airlift support for the disaster-response mission, the commander of U.S. Southern Command reported today.

  • USS Carl Vinson Deploys to Respond to Haiti Earthquake

    Jan 14, 2010

    MAYPORT, Fla. - USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) has been ordered to deploy to Haiti to conduct Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Response (HA/DR) missions Jan. 13. Currently, Vinson is underway in the Atlantic Ocean, and will briefly loiter off the coast of Mayport to receive equipment and supplies.

  • Bragg units deploy for Haiti relief effort

    Jan 14, 2010

    The XVIIIth Airborne Corps and Fort Bragg will deploy a battalion with a brigade command and control element in response to the earthquake in Haiti.

  • SOUTHCOM to deploy assessment team to Haiti

    Jan 13, 2010

    MIAMI - U.S. Southern Command will deploy a team of 30 people to Haiti to support U.S. relief efforts in the aftermath of yesterday's devastating earthquake.

  • Fuerzas Aliadas Humanitarias kicks off in the Dominican Republic

    Jan 12, 2010

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (Jan. 8, 2010) - The annual exercise Fuerzas Aliadas Humanitarias (Allied Humanitarian Forces) kicks off next week in the Dominican Republic. Fuerzas Aliadas Humanitarias, a disaster response planning and coordination exercise which includes civilian officials, military forces and police officers from Central American and Caribbean Nations and the United States, as well as representatives of regional and international organizations, will take place Jan. 11-15 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

  • U.S. Army All-American Bowl has strong San Antonio ties

    Jan 11, 2010

    SAN ANTONIO -- With a past alumni roster that reads like a "Who's Who" of college and professional football, the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Jan. 9 promises to have more highlight-reel action of tomorrow's stars in store. Almost 33,000 fans attended the 2009 game.

  • Force Protection Detachment conferences expand for 470th MI Brigade

    Jan 11, 2010

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Future 470th Military Intelligence Brigade Force Protection Detachment conferences will take on added importance as they have grown to include more agents and agencies.

  • Deployed Soldiers raise money for Toys for Tots

    Dec 18, 2009

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- Being deployed to Iraq didn't stop Soldiers of the 14th Military Intelligence Battalion from being in the spirit of giving.

  • 201st Military Intelligence Battalion completes Mission Readiness Evaluation

    Dec 17, 2009

    CAMP BULLIS, Texas -- The initial deployment rehearsal exercise for the 201st Military Intelligence (MI) Battalion was conducted here at the Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) Detention Training Facility (IDTF) and encampment area Dec. 7-11.

  • Teaming up for a military Christmas

    Dec 15, 2009

    HIALEAH, Fla. - Five military families are enjoying a better holiday season this year thanks to Walmart and Operation Homefront.

  • Major General Simeon G. Trombitas

    Dec 15, 2009

    Maj. Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas, Commanding General, U.S. Army South

  • Soldiers pack pounds for homeless veterans

    Dec 15, 2009

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Dec. 10, 2009) -- Some Soldiers were out running in the pre-dawn of Dec. 2 with extra weight on their backs.

  • Celebrate the holidays with safety in mind

    Dec 15, 2009

    Celebrate the holidays with safety in mind

  • Texas Lieutenant Governor visits 470th MI Brigade and U.S. Army South

    Dec 9, 2009

    Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst received briefings from the 470th Military Intelligence (MI) Brigade on its organization, intelligence capabilities and operations during a visit to the brigade on Fort Sam Houston Dec. 7.

  • Ecuador's 'Amazonas' train with U.S. military to become 'River Rats'

    Nov 13, 2009

    Recognizing the importance of Riverine operations, the U.S. Military Group in Ecuador, in partnership with the Ecuadorian Army, began training together in October to enhance the capabilities of jungle units to control the rivers in their zones.

  • New commander takes helm at U.S. Army South

    Nov 10, 2009

    The Army component of U.S. Southern Command marked a new chapter in its storied history as the former special assistant to the commanding general; U.S. Army Special Operations Command in Fort Bragg, N.C., took command of U.S. Army South during a ceremony at the Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Nov. 9.

  • Army South command sergeant major retirement ceremony

    Nov 6, 2009

    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Numerous family members, friends and colleagues gathered during a ceremony to celebrate the retirement of the U.S. Army South command sergeant major at the Fort Sam Houston Club Nov. 5th.

  • 201st MI Battalion continues field training for deployment

    Nov 6, 2009

    CAMP BULLIS, Texas (Nov. 3, 2009) -- The 201st Military Intelligence (MI) Battalion conducted more training here Oct. 26-29 in preparation for its deployment overseas next year.

  • Army sets 'moment of silence' for Fort Hood shooting victims

    Nov 6, 2009

    An Army-wide moment of silence has been scheduled for 1:30 p.m. central standard time today in honor of the Fort Hood victims, family members and loved ones affected by the shooting 24 hours ago.