Nov. 20, 2023

U.S. 4th Fleet Conducts Inaugural Maritime Planning Symposium

CALLAO, Peru - Twenty-five naval officers from eight partner nations recently completed the first-ever U.S. 4th Fleet Maritime Planning Symposium at the Peruvian Naval War College (Escuela Superior de Guerra Naval) in Callao, Peru.

Nov. 20, 2023

U.S., Brazilian armies complete Southern Vanguard exercise in Brazil

As the final salute echoed through the air, the closing ceremony of Southern Vanguard 24 signified a note of triumph and unity. After almost three weeks of training, the U.S. and Brazil armies stood together one final time in Oiapoque, Brazil, Nov. 16.The ceremony not only celebrated the successful completion of the exercise but also highlighted

Nov. 13, 2023

Soldiers bridge the communications gap at Southern Vanguard 24

In support of the Army’s priority of engineering support to readiness, the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command developed the radio interoperability capability – universal, or RIC-U, voice bridge. The RIC-U allows direct communications between U.S. Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System and partner nations’ ground tactical radios.

Nov. 13, 2023

ARSOUTH Soldier and Drill Sergeant reunited at Southern Vanguard 24

Soldiers that graduate from Army basic combat training typically don’t want to see their drill sergeants after going through a rigorous 10-week training, but that wasn’t the case for Spc. Joshua Taeckens, who bumped into his old drill sergeant Sgt. 1st Class Ronnie Lewellen in the middle of the Amazonia River in Brazil.

Nov. 9, 2023

USS Farragut Going Full Speed Ahead Making Multiple Drug Busts

USS Farragut (DDG 99) has found success in stopping alleged illicit drug traffickers in the Caribbean, with four drug busts in October.

Nov. 7, 2023

Southern Vanguard 24 officially begins

Standing under the beaming Brazilian sun, Soldiers assigned Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) stood at close interval in formation as Brazilian Army Gen. Luciano Ghuilherme, the Military Command Northern commander, officially declared the start of Southern Vanguard 24, the morning of Nov. 6, 2023.

Nov. 6, 2023

U.S. Marine Corps and Brazilian Naval Infantry Strengthen Strategic Partnership

The Operational Naval Infantry Committee brought together U.S. Marines from Marine Corps Forces, South, and the Corpo de Fuzileiros Navais do Brasil (Brazilian Marine Corps) recently for the annual planning conference in Brazil.

Nov. 6, 2023

1-228th Aviation Regiment trains on UMARK

The 1-228th Aviation Regiment trained on rigging a Unit Maintenance Aerial Recovery Kit to an Alpha Company's UH-60 Blackhawk on Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, Nov. 2, 2023.

Nov. 6, 2023

New York National Guard Medics Attend Brazilian Jungle Course

Four New York Army National Guard combat medics assigned to the 466th Medical Company, Area Support (MCAS), completed a Brazilian jungle familiarization and academics course with U.S. Army South, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), 7th Special Forces Group and 1st Security Forces Assistance Brigade Soldiers Nov. 1-4.

Nov. 1, 2023

Guardsmen Head to Brazil for Southern Vanguard 24

New York guardsmen and Brazilian troops are participating in Southern Vanguard, an exercise to designed to increase interoperability and share knowledge, in Brazil.