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NEWS | Oct. 6, 2020

U.S. Army South commander meets with Colombian army commander

U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Denison Offutt delivered 250 additional mechanical ventilators donated by the U.S. government to help Peru in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. President of the Council of Ministers Wálter Martos, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mario López, and Minister of Health Pilar Mazzetti participated in the ceremony. Martos thanked CDA Offutt for the donation and asked him to thank President Trump and the U.S. people for the donation that totals 500 ventilators. Martos wished President Trump a prompt recovery.

Maj. Gen. Daniel Walrath, U.S. Army South commander, meets with Gen. Eduardo E. Zapateiro, National Army of Colombia commander, on Oct. 5 in Bogota, Colombia. "His visit strengthens the ties of cooperation and brotherhood between both institutions, strengthening the partnership based on interoperability and training," said Zapaterio. U.S. Army South engagements in the region reflect our enduring promise of friendship, partnership, and solidarity with our partners.