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Army South, Brazil partner to discuss working dogs ahead of World Cup, Olympics

Over the next two years, millions of people from all over the globe will descend on Brazil to attend both the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. ... Full story

U.S. Army South honors WWII centurion

SAN ANTONIO (April 11, 2014) – It was April 1942 when Justo Dumlao, a 27-year-old Philippine Scout, was captured at Orion, Bataan and forced to join the rest of the Allied prisoners in what is now known as the Bataan Death March. ... Full story

1-228th Aviation Regiment supports Belize in $29 million marijuana eradication operation

SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras -- Joint Task Force-Bravo, 1-228th Aviation Regiment and the U. S. Embassy Military Liaison Office in Belmopan partnered with Belizean military and police forces in a highly successful marijuana eradication operation in Belize, March 15-20, 2014. ... Full story

U.S. Army South to increase its Space capabilities for future missions

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – The U.S. Army is embracing the newest and latest technology to support its mission in the continental U.S. and during deployments by improving its space capabilities throughout the service from command, down to units, and finally to individual Soldiers. ... Full story

Army South Soldiers honor WWII Bataan veterans in memorial march

WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M. – The morning sun peeked over the mountaintops as more than 25 U.S. Army South Soldiers were an hour into their dismounted trek through the rugged desert terrain. Some moved swiftly wearing only their Army combat uniform, while a few others plodded away at a steady pace, weighted down with loaded rucksacks. ... Full story

Answering the call: Army South's 1-228th Aviation Regiment battles blaze in Honduras, protects villages

SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras -- When U.S. Army Sgt. Kelly Steckler first heard about the fire during the afternoon of March 4, he didn't quite believe it. ... Full story

Army South delivers informative, entertaining observance for Joint Base San Antonio

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – The highest ranking African American military intelligence officer in the history of the United States Army served as the keynote speaker for the U.S. Army South-hosted Joint Base San Antonio African American History Month Observance at Evans Theater here Feb. 21. ... Full story

Army South's 1-228th Aviation Regiment accomplishes deck landing qualifications

SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras -- Flight crews from 1-228th Aviation Regiment conducted deck landing qualifications on the USS Rentz off the coast of Honduras, February 8-10. ... Full story

Colombian delegation visits top U.S. Army NCO institute

A senior leader delegation from Colombia’s Joint Sergeant Major Academy visited the Army’s premiere institution for the education of noncommissioned officers, the U. S. Army Sergeants Major Academy at Fort Bliss, Texas, Feb. 4-5. The group was led by Colombian’s sergeant major of the army, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Henry Dulce, himself a USASMA class 62 graduate. ... Full story

1-228th Aviation Regiment performs personnel, aircraft recovery exercise

SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras -- The first sign of trouble appeared shortly after 1000 hours. It had been more than a half-hour since the last communication with Warrior Two, a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter conducting a routine training flight, and now those in Joint Task Force-Bravo's 1-228th Aviation Regiment operations center were beginning to fear the worst. Those fears were realized minutes later, when the operations center received an emergency transmission confirming the unthinkable: Aircraft down. ... Full story

U.S. Army South sponsors poster contest

U.S. Army South is sponsoring a poster contest through Feb. 28 for all members of Army South Headquarters and their family members. ... Full story

1-228th Aviation Regiment MEDEVAC saves life of Honduran infant

SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras -- Members of Joint Task Force-Bravo's Medical Element (MEDEL) and 1-228th Aviation Regiment conducted a successful medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) to save the life of a six-week old infant in the Department of Gracias a Dios, Honduras, Dec. 3, 2013. ... Full story

Colombian army delegation visits Fort Hood, studies Strykers

As part of weeklong visit hosted by U.S. Army South, a delegation from the Colombian Army traveled to the 3rd Cavalry Regiment Headquarters and Combined Arms Training Center at Fort Hood, Texas, to learn more about Stryker vehicles and operations. ... Full story

U.S. Army South welcomes Chilean delegation for army-to-army staff talks

U.S. Army South hosted a delegation of Chilean army leaders to its headquarters on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Nov. 5-6 to finalize a course of action that will see the two armies engage in more than 50 events that are scheduled to be conducted over the next two years. ... Full story

We own the night: Army South's helicopters conduct the mission anywhere, anytime

SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras -- From the ground, the sky is a dark void. If it weren't for the rhythmic pounding of the rotors echoing through the inky blackness, there would be no indication a helicopter approaching. From the cockpit of the UH-60 Blackhawk, however, it's a different story. ... Full story

Joint Task Force-Bravo brings medical care to more than 800 in Honduras

Members of Joint Task Force-Bravo partnered with the Honduran Ministry of Health to provide medical care to more than 800 people in the remote villages of Usilibis and Raya in the Gracias a Dios region of Honduras during a Medical Readiness Training Exercise (MEDRETE), Sept. 18-19. ... Full story

Army South, partner nations complete PANAMAX 2013 exercise

PANAMA CITY, Panama – The annual Fuerzas Aliadas PANAMAX exercise, which took place in Central America and the United States, wrapped up Aug. 16 after forces from 19 nations took part in simulated training scenarios focused on ensuring the defense of the Panama Canal. ... Full story

U.S. Army South and Salvadoran army wrap up 6th annual staff talks

Maj. Gen. Joseph P. DiSalvo, the U.S. Army South commanding general, and Salvadoran Brig. Gen. William Armando Mejia, the Salvadoran army chief of staff, signaled the end of the sixth annual army-to-army staff talks between the U.S. and Salvadoran armies by signing a memorandum of understanding in San Salvador, El Salvador, Aug. 14. ... Full story

Army South Soldiers, veterinarians help partner nations build, sustain MWD programs

During the month of July, a handful of U.S. Army South Soldiers traveled to Colombia and Honduras to conduct subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation soldiers and civilians. ... Full story

Army South conducts first NCO induction ceremony

“No one is more professional than I.” ... Full story

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