Army South Soldier remains dedicated to coaching during pandemic
October 19, 2020
About 15 children maintained social distancing as they circled around their football coaches to receive instructions on their next drill. Conducted from Oct. 5-9, this was the first sports camp held on Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston since the novel coronavirus pandemic began earlier this year.

“My overall love for sports is why I volunteer,” said Maj. John Twitty, U.S. Army South public affairs plans chief. “I want to teach kids the proper fundamentals and the importance of working together. It was special to be a part of coaching them and continue to have a strong tie with local community.”

U.S. Army South commander meets with Colombian army commander
October 9, 2020
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.

Leaders of two U.S. Southern Command service component commands meet with Colombian counterparts in Bogota
October 7, 2020
(Left to right) Chief Master Sgt. James E. Clark, U.S. Air Forces Southern command chief, Command Sgt. Maj. Trevor C. Walker, U.S. Army South command sergeant major, Maj. Gen. Daniel R. Walrath, U.S. Army South commander, and Maj. Gen. Barry Cornish, Air Forces Southern commander, conduct a lunch meeting in Bogota, Colombia, Oct. 7. The leaders of two U.S. Southern Command’s service component commands, who traveled separately to Colombia to reinforce their commitment to the region, increase collaboration, enhance interoperability, and assist in building partner nation capacity with their respective Colombian counterparts, made time in their schedules to engage with each other in person – an infrequent opportunity due to COVID-19. U.S. Army South is part of a multinational and whole-of-government team working to advance security, governance, and economic opportunity in Central and South America and the Caribbean.

U.S. Army South commander meets with Colombian army commander
October 6, 2020
Maj. Gen. Daniel Walrath, U.S. Army South commander meets with Gen. Eduardo E. Zapateiro Altamiranda, 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.

Army South hosts Center for Army Lessons Learned seminar with Salvadoran Army
October 5, 2020
U.S. Army South personnel conduct a subject matter expert exchange with the Salvadoran Army virtually to share information on the Center for Army Lessons Learned Sept. 23. The exchange was an opportunity for the U.S. Army to actively collaborate with the El Salvadoran Army to share networks, resources, best practices and procedures that build partner nation capacity.

Army South observes Brazilian Army during Operation Amazon
September 30, 2020
Army South personnel observed the Brazilian military operation to prepare for future bilateral training opportunities, such as Southern Vanguard. Our defense partnerships are vital to security and prosperity in the hemisphere and to our collective ability to meet complex global challenges.

Army South observes Brazilian Forces during Operation Amazon
September 30, 2020
Army South personnel observed the Brazilian military operation to prepare for future bilateral training opportunities. Partnering with Army South means all are united in our shared responsibility as defenders of the Inter-American values which include, freedom, human rights, adherence to the rule of law, and a commitment to peace and security for our citizens.

U.S., Colombian Army Bilateral Staff Talks essential to interoperability, stability in Western Hemisphere
September 22, 2020
Maj. Gen. Daniel Walrath, U.S. Army South commanding general, provides closing remark to Gen. Eduardo E. Zapateiro, Colombian National Army commanding general, during the conclusion of the 11th U.S. – Colombia Bilateral Army Staff Talks, which was held virtually from Sept. 14-18. The staff talks seeks to promote bilateral efforts in order to develop professional partnerships and increase interaction between partner nation armies over a five-year plan

Sharing inspiration: Soldier's story helps show youth career paths in the Army
September 19, 2020
Sgt. 1st Class Ebony Leon, U.S. Army South plans and operations NCO, shares her story in hopes to inspire others to join the U.S. Army for a brighter future.

U.S. Army South remembers 9/11
September 11, 2020
Maj. Gen. Daniel Walrath, U.S. Army South commanding general, speaks during a Sept. 11, 2001 remembrance ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to honor those who lost their lives. He also thanked the Soldiers and Civilians of the command for their dedication to the nation over the 19 years since the terror attacks.