Brazilian, U.S. military leaders emphasize partnerships at JRTC
February 8, 2021
US, Brazilian Armies plan future training rotation

U.S., Brazilian Armies complete joint airborne training
February 3, 2021
82nd Airborne Soldiers and a contingent of the Brazilian Army completed a combined airborne jump during training at the Joint Readiness Center in Fort Polk on Feb. 1. The U.S. and Brazilian armies defense partnership is vital to our collective ability to meet complex global threats and challenges.

U.S., Brazilian Armies plan future training rotation
February 1, 2021
US, Brazilian Armies plan future training rotation

Army South bids farewell to Peruvian partner nation liaison officer
January 25, 2021
Maj .Gen. Daniel R. Walrath (left), commanding general, U.S. Army South, presents remarks to Lt. Col. David E. Diaz Janampa (right), Peruvian partner nation liaison officer, U.S. Army South, during a farewell ceremony Jan. 22 at U.S. Army South Headquarters.

U.S. Army South is home to five partner nation liaison officers to include Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru, to assist in the coordination of security cooperation activities and increase awareness of our partner nation armies’ capabilities and strengths. Regional partnerships reflect our enduring promise to one another for a cooperative, prosperous and secure hemisphere.

U.S., Panamanian forces conduct second iteration of joint humanitarian exercise
January 20, 2021
U.S., Panamanian forces conduct second iteration of joint humanitarian exercise

Brazilian Paratroopers arrive at JRTC
January 6, 2021
Paratroopers from the Brazilian army have arrived to Fort Polk at the Joint Readiness Training Center on Jan. 5. Once they complete their two weeks of COVID-19 quarantine, they will join the 82nd Airborne Division for Rotation 21-04. We’re all looking forward to seeing the great things our countries will do as we train together.

Army South hosts DoD-wide personnel recovery reintegration working group
December 15, 2020
Personnel from U.S. Army South, Joint Base San Antonio and mission partners conduct debriefing rehearsals at the Army South Debriefing Facility Dec. 2 during the annual Personnel Recovery Reintegration Working Group. U.S. Army South hosted the annual Personnel Recovery Reintegration Working Group Dec. 1-3 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, as part of the command’s role to facilitate the personnel recovery reintegration process. Army South is U.S. Southern Command’s designated command to conduct phase one and phase two reintegration for all Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and DoD civilians and contractors in the SOUTHCOM area of responsibility. Additionally, Army South conducts Army service-level phase three reintegration for all Soldiers and DA civilians and contractors worldwide. Army South also has a memorandum of understanding with the other services to support service phase three reintegration at JBSA.

Army South Soldiers return from humanitarian assistance deployment in Central America due to Hurricanes Eta and Iota
December 4, 2020
Maj. Gen. Daniel R. Walrath, U.S. Army South commanding general and Command Sgt. Maj. Trevor C. Walker, U.S. Army South command sergeant major greeted Army South personnel Dec. 3, 2020 returning from Honduras in support of the multinational disaster relief efforts following Hurricanes Eta and Iota.

U.S., Colombian armies conclude virtual PISAJ14
November 30, 2020
Sgt. Maj. Alejandro Pereyra Alaniz, U.S. Army South PISAJ 14 coordinator, virtually takes part in PISAJ 14 at Army South Headquarters, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Nov. 12. PISAJ, an acronym in Spanish for “Programa Integral Para Suboficiales de Alta Jerarquia,” is a U.S. Army South-hosted comprehensive program for senior noncommissioned officers in the U.S. and Colombian armies designed to increase capacity and regional collaboration. This year, PISAJ 14 included senior NCOs from Brazil and Mexico.

15th Annual U.S.-Chilean Army Staff Talks concludes with optimism for 2021 training opportunities
November 19, 2020
Maj. Gen. Daniel R. Walrath, center, U.S. Army South commanding general, addresses senior leaders of the Chilean Army at the conclusion of the 15th Annual U.S.-Chilean Army Staff Talks, held virtually from Nov. 16-18. Walrath signed a bilateral engagement plan that included more than 45 Agreed-to-Actions for the upcoming year to conduct various activities with each other’s army. Army South, the Army Service Component Command for U.S. Southern Command, conducts these staff talks on behalf of the Chief of Staff of the Army.