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NEWS | April 19, 2022

Conference of American Armies XXXV kicks-off with opening ceremony

By Donald Sparks U.S. Army South

Lt. Gen. Alcides Valeriano de Faria Junior, left, Brazilian Army deputy chief of staff for international affairs greets Maj. Gen. William L. Thigpen, U.S. Army South commanding general during his arrival to the opening ceremony of the Conference of American Armies in Brasilia, Brazil, Apr. 18, 2022.

Since 1961, the CAA has provided a venue for the Chief of Staff of the Army to engage in multilateral and bilateral dialogue with counterparts from Latin and South American and Caribbean partners and allied nations.