U.S. 4th Fleet Conducts Inaugural Maritime Planning Symposium
By U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command / U.S. 4th Fleet | Nov. 20, 2023
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.
Soldiers bridge the communications gap at Southern Vanguard 24
By Staff Sgt. ShaTyra Reed-Cox | Nov. 13, 2023
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.
ARSOUTH Soldier and Drill Sergeant reunited at Southern Vanguard 24
By Staff Sgt. Jonathan Pietrantoni | Nov. 13, 2023
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.