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Aug. 18, 2022

U.S. Military Health Team will visit Guatemala in August

The 2022 Health Engagements Assistance Response Team (HEART 22) will visit hospitals in Guatemala City and Quetzaltenango in mid-August 2022. HEART 22 is a team of U.S. Army and Air Force medical and support personnel assigned to the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM). Approximately 25 members will travel to Guatemala.

May 24, 2022

CENTAM GUARDIAN exercise prepares Central American armies, first responders for disaster operations

As part of Army South’s mission to respond and be ready in disaster situations, the command facilitated the first-ever CENTAM GUARDIAN exercise held May 1-20, to build readiness, resilience and confidence across the Central American region.

May 12, 2022

Army South coordinates cyber defense exchange with Argentine Army

Personnel from U.S. Army South coordinated a three-day subject matter expert exchange with U.S. Army Cyber Command and the Argentine Army Cyber Defense Directorate to share best practices in cyber defense and build cyber program interoperability.

April 29, 2022

Army South CG presented Brazilian Order of Military Merit medal

Maj. Gen. William L. Thigpen is presented with the Brazilian Order of Military Merit medal by the Minister General of the Brazilian Army Gen. Luis Carlos Gomes Mattos during the Brazilian Army Day, April 19, in Brasilia, Brazil, celebrating the Army's 374th birthday. The Order of Merit is the highest honorary distinction of the Brazilian Army.

April 7, 2022

U.S. Army South seeks to increase integration with partner nations

U.S. Army South held the Joint Synchronization Symposium at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston March 28-April 1 to synchronize and expand engagements to maintain or increase the U.S. presence in the Western Hemisphere.

Dec. 17, 2021

U.S., Brazilian Pathfinders cross paths again at Southern Vanguard 22

As the sun set at the Agulhas Negras Military Academy in Resende, Brazil, Staff Sgt. Shayne Hayes readied his gear for another night in the elements. Hills, mountains, rivers and swamps surround him as he prepared for an early morning mock-raid of an urban town during Southern Vanguard 22, a combined air assault exercise with the U.S. and Brazilian armies.

Dec. 7, 2021

Bilateral military exercise Southern Vanguard 22 begins in Brazil

U.S. and Brazilian Army soldiers kicked off Southern Vanguard 22 during opening ceremonies in Lorena, Brazil Dec. 6.

Dec. 1, 2021

Army South engineer capabilities on display for Brazilian Army delegation

As part of army-to-army staff talks agreements with the Brazilian Army, the Army South Engineer Directorate facilitated a key leader engagement at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, on Nov. 18, promoting technical interoperability between the two armies.

Nov. 4, 2021

Army South DCG-I conducts engagement with Jamaica Defence Force

Brig. Gen. Hernando Garzon, Army South deputy commanding general-interoperability, conducted a virtual key leader engagement Oct. 22 with Brig. Markland A. Lloyd, Jamaica Defence Force, Support Brigade commander.

Sept. 7, 2021

Army South hosts 2nd Operation Alamo Shield Mission Prep for rotating Security Force Assistance Teams

U.S. Army South hosted the second pre-deployment training seminar, Operation Alamo Shield Mission Prep, at their headquarters Aug. 31-Sept. 1 to prepare teams assigned to the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade for future training and advising missions in Colombia, Honduras and Panama.

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