Generals Discuss Hemispheric Challenges, Solutions
By Dave Vergun | March 23, 2023
The two combatant commanders of the Western Hemisphere discussed threats posed by Russia and China during testimony on national and regional security at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill.
DOD Integral to Combating Climate Change in Western Hemisphere
By Jim Garamone | March 16, 2023
While the Western Hemisphere is a vast area with many different peoples, environments, cultures, resources and concerns, all have one overarching concern: climate change, Daniel P. Erikson, the Defense Department's point man for the region, said.
U.S. Army South hosts inaugural Women, Peace, and Security Symposium
By Sgt. 1st Class Alan Brutus | March 15, 2023
After more than five months of planning, U.S. Army South hosted its inaugural Women, Peace, and Security, or WPS, Symposium in downtown San Antonio Feb. 22-23. Representatives from 16 Central and South American and Caribbean partner nations participated in panel discussions, question and answer sessions, senior leader discussions, and a presentation on the overall WPS framework.
Brazil's Top Military Officer Visits SOUTHCOM
By SOUTHCOM Public Affairs | March 14, 2023
Brazil's Chief of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces, Adm. Renato Rodrigues de Aguiar Freire, visited U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) March 14, 2023.