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Maj. Gen. William L. Thigpen, U.S. Army South’s commanding general, addresses joint force and multinational planners during the Multinational Forces-South Planning in Crisis conference, April 22, at the Estancia del Norte San Antonio Hotel. Hosted by the U.S. Army, the conference enabled planners to enhance interoperability and prepare for Exercise PANAMAX 2024, slated for August.
U.S. Army South, joint force and multinational planners prepare for Exercise PANAMAX 2024 with crisis planning conference
By Sgt. 1st Class Iman Broady-Chin | May 13, 2024
U.S. Army South hosted Joint Force planners and military representatives from five South American countries for a crisis planning conference at the Estancia del Norte San Antonio Hotel from April 22-26 in preparation for Exercise PANAMAX 2024.

U.S. Army and Barbados Defence Force leaderships stand with the participating countries at the opening ceremony on Camp Paragon, Barbados, during the TRADEWINDS 24 on May 4, 2024. TW24 is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored, regionally oriented annual exercise and is part of the Joint Chief of Staff’s Large Scale Global Exercise 24, a series of all-domain military exercises executed alongside Allies and partners around the globe. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by 1st Sgt. Emily Anderson)
TRADEWINDS 24 begins with opening ceremony
By Staff Sgt. ShaTyra Reed-Cox | May 9, 2024
The flags of 26 nations were ceremoniously unfurled at Paragon Army Base, marking the official commencement of TRADEWINDS 24 in Barbados on May 4, 2024.

U.S. Southern Command Strategy, Policy, and Plans Director Visits Guyana
By U.S. Embassy Guyana | May 9, 2024
U.S. Marine Corps Major General (MajGen) Julie Nethercot, U.S. Southern Command Strategy, Policy, and Plans Director, visited Guyana May 6-8. The Strategy, Policy, and Plans Directorate at U.S. Southern Command oversees strategic planning, policy development, and security cooperation coordination for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Ecuadorian Air Force Lt. Col. Brian Flores, left, liaison to the U.S. Embassy, speaks to Kentucky Air National Guard leaders before a ceremony welcoming the arrival of a C-130H Hercules to the Ecuadorian Air Force in Latacunga, Ecuador, March 25, 2024. The ceremony marked a new milestone in Ecuador’s participation in the National Guard Bureau State Partnership Program, which has paired Ecuador and the Kentucky National Guard for mutual military cooperation.
Kentucky National Guard Partner Ecuador Receives C-130H
By Philip Speck, | May 6, 2024
The Ecuadorian Air Force welcomed a C-130H Hercules into its inventory during a ceremony attended by Kentucky Air National Guard leaders who were on hand to congratulate their State Partnership Program colleagues on the new capability.

Coast Guard Capt. Donald Terkanian, commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL 754) presents a gift to the President of Argentina Javier Milei aboard the James at the Port of Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 29, 2024. Terkanian gave Milei a painting of the James and a bottle of barbeque sauce that is made in South Carolina, homeport of the James. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Logan Kaczmarek)
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James Visits Buenos Aires, Argentina
By U.S. Embassy in Argentina release | May 1, 2024
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL 754) and its crew arrived April 29 at the Port of Buenos Aires. This visit marks a significant moment in the ongoing partnership between the U.S. and Argentina, aimed at enhancing maritime security and combating illicit activities at sea. During this visit, the crew will also conduct joint drills on the high seas with their Argentine counterparts, emphasizing the collaborative spirit of this mission.
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