U.S. Army South


U.S. Army South (ARSOUTH) conducts security cooperation and responds to contingencies as part of a whole-of-government approach in conjunction with partner nation armies in the U.S. Southern Command Area of Responsibility as the Theater Army in order to strengthen regional security and counter transnational threats in defense of the homeland.


  • MG Daniel Walrath
Commanding General MG Daniel Walrath
  • CSM William M. Rinehart Command Sergeant Major CSM William M. Rinehart
  • BG Alcides V. Faria, Jr Deputy Commanding General, Interoperability BG Alcides V. Faria, Jr
  • BG Irene Zoppi Director, Army Reserve Engagement Cell (AREC) BG Irene Zoppi
  • BG Reginald G.A. Neal Director of National Guard Affairs (NG-A) BG Reginald G.A. Neal
  • Mr. Drew G. Blakeney Foreign Policy Advisor Mr. Drew G. Blakeney

Additional Information

Mission Statement U.S. Army South (ARSOUTH) conducts and supports multinational operations and security cooperation in the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility in order to counter transnational threats and strengthen regional security in defense of the homeland.

Vision Statement A flexible, agile and responsive Army Service Component Command capable of simultaneously conducting Theater Security Cooperation and Contingency Operations for U.S. Southern Command and Department of the Army.

Area of Responsibility U.S. Army South is the Army Service Component Command of U.S. Southern Command. SOUTHCOM's area of responsibility encompasses 31 countries and 15 areas of special sovereignty in Central and South America, and the Caribbean and covers about 15.6 million square miles. Click here for more information about SOUTHCOM's area of responsibility.