Archive: August, 2022

Aug. 31, 2022

New York National Guard, Brazil Conduct Exercise TAPIO

One hundred and five New York Air National Guard members participated in the fifth annual Brazilian Joint Exercise TAPIO Aug. 20-31.

Aug. 30, 2022

Brazilian Army leadership lauds opportunity to train with U.S. Army at JRTC

Prior to his soldiers arriving to the Joint Readiness Training Center, or JRTC, at Fort Polk, Louisiana, to take part in a bilateral training exercise, Gen. Estevam Cals Theophilo, commander, Brazilian Army Land Operations Command, emphasized the importance of his troops being ready for the next conflict.

Aug. 30, 2022

New York Guard Trains With Brazilian Military

One hundred New York National Guard airmen, including 80 from the 106th Rescue Wing, are participating in exercises with their Brazilian air force counterparts.

Aug. 24, 2022

NY Guard Space ops Experts Mentor at Space Command Exercise

The Global Sentinel exercise, which began in 2014 with seven nations, allows U.S. allies to practice the skills to ensure that satellites used by their militaries for communications, navigation and reconnaissance keep functioning, according to U.S. Space Command.

Aug. 19, 2022

Former Argentine Liaison Officer to SOUTHCOM Returns to Command Naval Component during PANAMAX

With PANAMAX ‘22 wrapping up last week, military personnel from participating nations began to make their way back to their respective homes after two weeks of working throughout various locations in the United States. For Argentine Rear Admiral Marcelo Fernandez, who served as the Naval component lead for the exercise, the two weeks spent in Mayport, Florida brought back fond memories.

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.

Aug. 15, 2022

PANAMAX 2022 Command Post Exercise Concludes

From Aug. 1-12, 2022, 1,500 U.S. military personnel along with nearly 500 security personnel from 19 nations participated in the multinational command post exercise, PANAMAX 2022, hosted at various locations in the United States by U.S. Southern Command.

Aug. 15, 2022

Chilean Companies Win Big in U.S. Army International Competition

Wrapping up its second international search for novel science and technology innovations, the U.S. Army xTech Program awarded two first-place honors to small businesses from Chile. With the award, it shows that Latin American innovators are creating a platform for future collaboration with the Army. 

Aug. 11, 2022

USAF, multinational partners train for fire emergencies in Honduras

Firefighters with the 612th Air Base Squadron, a unit under the 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern), the air force component of the United States Southern Command, will host a new iteration of exercise CENTAM SMOKE, a biannual training exercise to enhance firefighting and rescue capabilities, August 8 – 12 at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

Aug. 9, 2022

PANAMAX Special Forces Commander Stresses Importance of Partnerships

As PANAMAX 2022 got underway on August 1, representatives from various countries in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean as well as Mexico and Spain, worked feverishly at the Special Operations Command South (SOCSOUTH) headquarters located at the Homestead Air Reserve Base in Homestead, Fl.