U.S., Colombian Army leaders meet during U.S. security assistance engagement
April 15, 2021
Maj. Gen. Carlos Moreno, left, the vice commander for the Colombian Army, briefs Brig. Gen. Douglas Lowrey, commander of U.S. Army Security Assistance Command, during a key leader engagement at a Colombian Army base in Bogota, Colombia, April 5, 2021. Lowrey, and staff, visited several sites to see the impact of U.S. security assistance and foreign military sales, in support of the Colombian military in defending their country from counter-narcotic and terrorist threats.

U.S., Salvadoran armies renew training opportunities in Central America following staff talks
April 9, 2021
Maj. Gen. Daniel R. Walrath, Army South commanding general, signs the agreed-to-actions document between the U. S. and Salvadoran armies April 7, outlining future training commitments and professional exchanges between the two armies. (Photo by PFC Joshua Taeckens)

U.S. Army South, Central American partners hold 1st Central American Working Group Principals Meeting
March 24, 2021
(From left to right) Brig. Gen. Alcides V. Faria, Jr., U.S. Army South deputy commanding general for interoperability, Maj. Gen. Daniel R. Walrath, U.S. Army South commanding general and Command Sgt. Major Trevor C. Walker, U.S. Army South senior enlisted advisor, attend the first Central American Working Group Meeting of Principals March 23, virtually, at U.S. Army South headquarters, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. The CENTAM Working Group Principals Meeting is a forum for army commanders representing El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and the United States to enhance professional relationships and plan for cooperation activities for the next five years. Maintaining strong relationships is a cornerstone of Army South’s engagements.

A Soldier's challenge and triumph: Women's History Month story
March 18, 2021
U.S. Army Capt. Heather A. Meier, physician assistant at U.S. Army South Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, stands in front of U.S. Army South Headquarters on Joint Base San Antonio – Fort Sam Houston, Texas, March 8, 2021. Meier’s military career was highlighted for Women’s History Month. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Joshua Taeckens)

1SFAB meets Colombian Pres. Duque during ceremony
March 2, 2021
From left to right, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade Logistics Advisors 1st Sgt. Francisco Rodriguez and Maj. Travis Coley, 1SFAB Maneuver Advisor Maj. Cameron Mays, Colombian President Ivan Duque, 1SFAB Operations Advisor Capt. Kris Farrar and 1SFAB CONAT Lead Advisor Master Sgt. David Francis, meet following the activation ceremony for the newest Colombian Counter Narcotics Trans-National Threats Division, CONAT, at the request of the unit’s commander Brig. Gen. Juan Correa in Tolemaida, Colombia, Feb. 26. Colombian President Dr. Ivan Duque Marquez officiated the ceremony and subsequently met with the advisors to discuss ongoing partnership initiatives and future opportunities.

Army South, 1st SFAB conclude week-long Operation Alamo Shield Mission Prep
February 26, 2021
Col. Jeffrey T. Lopez, center, U.S. Army South Security Cooperation Division chief, shares information to members of the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade about the U.S. Embassy in Honduras during Operation Alamo Shield Mission Prep, pre-deployment training seminar Feb. 24 at U.S. Army South headquarters, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. The Operation Alamo Shield pre-deployment training seminar, hosted by U.S. Army South, serves to prepare members of the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade for future missions in Colombia, Honduras and Panama. The 1st SFAB, working alongside their Colombian, Honduran and Panamanian counterparts, strengthens existing regional partnerships and fosters a deeper professional and shared understanding of common challenges in the Western Hemisphere.

Army South, 1st SFAB begin pre-deployment training conference
February 23, 2021
Maj. Gen. Daniel R. Walrath, U.S. Army South commanding general, provides opening remarks during the Operation Alamo Shield pre-deployment training conference Feb. 23 at Army South headquarters. The purpose of the conference is to prepare 1st Security Forces Assistance Brigade personnel for future missions in Colombia, Honduras and Panama. The 1st SFAB is an elite U.S. Army unit specifically trained to advise and assist partner nation countries. The presence of the SFAB in Colombia, Honduras and Panama directly aligns with U.S. Army South priorities to counter threats alongside partner nations to defend our way of life.

Conference of American Armies focuses on NCO development, COVID-19
February 12, 2021
Liaison officers from member nations of the Conference of American Armies stand for the invocation at the opening ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Feb. 9, 2021. This cycle of the CAA focused on non-commissioned officer development and professionalization as leaders. U.S. Army South plays a key role as the U.S. Army's lead agent and CAA liaison responsible for all coordination with partner nation Armies. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Joshua Taeckens)

Virtual Conference of the American Armies begins
February 10, 2021
Command Sgt. Maj. Trevor Walker, U.S. Army South command sergeant major, speaks at the 34th cycle of the Conference of American Armies at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston on Feb. 9. This cycle of CAA was held as a virtual hybrid due to restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S., Panama Soldiers work together during exercise
February 10, 2021
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo and Panamanian service members conduct fast rope insertion/extraction system training during exercise Mercury in Panama.