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U.S. Army South to host Hispanic Heritage Month Observation

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Army South is hosting a Hispanic Heritage Month observation at the historic JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Theater Friday, Sept. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Honorable Alberto Gonzales, former U.S. Attorney General, is the keynote speaker. There will also be live entertainment and cultural food sampling. The event is free and open to all DoD ID card holders. Media Advisory: Media are invited to cover the event Friday and should contact Army South Public Affairs by noon Thursday, Sept. 15 at 210-295-6739. There will be an opportunity to interview the Honorable Alberto Gonzales immediately following the event. We will meet at the Visitors Center next to the Harry Wurzbach gate at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16. (Turn left at traffic light in front of Wurzbach gate).

U.S. Army South Conducts Exercise PANAMAX 2016 with Partner Nations from Central and South America and the Caribbean

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas, July 29, 2016 – U.S. Army South hosts PANAMAX 2016, an annual U.S. Southern Command-sponsored multinational exercise focused on ensuring the security of the Panama Canal and the surrounding region. ... Full story


 MIAMI—Panamax, an annual U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM)-sponsored multinational exercise focused on ensuring the security of the Panama Canal and the surrounding region, kicks off Friday ... Full story

U.S. and Brazil Army Leaders Gather for Staff Talks in San Antonio

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas, June 3, 2016 – U.S. Army South will host the 32nd annual Army-to-Army Brazil and U.S. Staff Talks with leaders from the Brazilian army here, June 8-10. ... Full story

U.S. Army South, Central American Military and Security Chiefs Gather for Discussions in San Antonio

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas, March 3, 2016 – U.S. Army South hosts a Central American Regional Leaders Conference in San Antonio to assemble representatives from across the U.S. government and military leaders from Central America to discuss regional security issues March 8-10. ... Full story

U.S. Army South change-of-command ceremony

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Army South is holding a change of command ceremony Thursday, June 4 at 9:30 a.m. The ceremony will be officiated by the commander of U.S. Southern Command, Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, for incoming Army South commander, Maj. Gen. K.K. Chinn and outgoing commander Maj. Gen. Joseph P. DiSalvo. ... Full story


“Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's medical status has changed from inpatient care at Brooke Army Medical Center to continued reintegration and medical care as an outpatient on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston. His reintegration process continues with exposure to more people and a gradual increase of social interactions. Debriefings and counseling from Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) psychologists continue to ensure he progresses to the point where he can return to duty. The specifics of his location will not be shared with the public in order to safeguard the reintegration process.” -Army Spokesperson

MEDIA UPDATE- SGT Bergdahl, RELEASE NO. 06-17-02

“The reintegration of SGT Bergdahl continues here at Fort Sam Houston. He has acclimated to his time change from Germany. He is eating and sleeping on a routine schedule. His debriefings and medical care continue. He is gradually being provided media coverage about him." – COL Hans E. Bush, Reintegration Mission Spokesperson, Army South Public Affairs Director


U.S. Army South will hold a press conference Friday, June 13 at 3 p.m. CDT to discuss the final phase of reintegration. The press conference will be held at the Fort Sam Houston Golf Course located at 1050 Harry Wurzbach Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209. ... Full story

Fort Sam Houston Soldier Dies During Exercise in Guatemala

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas – An Army radio operator stationed here died in Guatemala April 22. ... Full story

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