Army South hosts partner nation army leaders during CAA specialized conference
July 25, 2022
U.S. Army South hosted the 35th cycle of the Conference of American Armies Specialized Conference on Interoperability and Strategic Planning here this week which included participants representing 16 armies across North and South America.

PANAMAX Planning-In-Crisis Training Strengthens Partnerships
July 11, 2022
Hosted by U.S. Army South, military representatives from 15 partner nations attended the PANAMAX 2022 Functional Component Planning-In-Crisis training, June 22 – 30, 2022, in Panama City, Republic of Panama.  Countries participating included Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, Paraguay, Spain, Uruguay, and the United States.

U.S. Army South hosts 38th annual U.S., Brazil army-to-army staff talks
June 24, 2022
U.S. Army South hosted army-to-army staff talks with Brazil at the Army South headquarters from June 21 to June 24, 2022. This weeklong series of events served to further strengthen professional partnerships and coordinate bilateral events for the upcoming years.

Army South Soldier earns AFC Soldier of the Year
June 22, 2022
Spc. Sean Doyle, a squad member representing the U.S. Army South's best squad competition team puts on his M50 gas mask during the medical lane during the Army Futures Command 2022 Best Squad Competition on June 7, 2022 at Camp Bullis, Texas. The Best Squad Competition is being used to select the team that will represent their command at the next level of competition with the hope of eventually winning the inaugural U.S. Army level Best Squad Competition

Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion U.S. Army South welcomes new commander
June 17, 2022
– Lt. Col. Michelle E. Martinez assumed command of Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion U.S. Army South during a ceremony June 17 at MacArthur Field, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Army South hosts PANAMAX 2022 Planning in Crisis exercise
June 13, 2022
Chilean army Maj. Gen. Ricardo Stangher (left), deputy commanding general of multnational forces for PANAMAX 2022 and U.S. Army Maj. Gen. William Thigpen (right), commanding general of multinational forces for PANAMAX 2022, along with Soldiers, airmen, sailors, marines and civilians from seven Caribbean and South American nations and the U.S. attend a PANAMAX 2022 Planning in Crisis briefing in San Antonio, Texas, June 9, 2022. PANAMAX 2022 is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored, multinational annual exercise scheduled for 1-12 August, 2022 with a purpose of strengthening partnerships, enhancing readiness and improving interoperability between U.S. Armed Forces and partner nations. This planning event served as an opportunity to build upon the combined capabilities of planning and executing complex operations during the upcoming exercise. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joshua Taeckens)

CENTAM GUARDIAN exercise prepares Central American armies, first responders for disaster operations
May 23, 2022
A Honduran Army officer takes part in an operational briefing with members of the 54th Security Forces Assistance Brigade prior to the start of the command post exercise during CENTAM Guardian 22. CENTAM Guardian 22 is a multinational exercise aimed at enhancing interoperability among the participating nations in areas of security as well as humanitarian assistance and disaster response operations during the three-week exercise.

7th annual U.S.-Peru Army Staff Talks focuses on transformation, personnel and training
May 20, 2022
Lt. Gen. David Ojeda Parra Peruvian Army chief of staff, left, and Maj. Gen. William L. Thigpen, U.S. Army South commanding general, shake hands during the 7th annual U.S.-Peru Army Staff Talks May 18 at U.S. Army South headquarters, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Army South departs Honduras concluding deployment exercise
May 19, 2022
U.S. Army Soldier, 2nd Lt. Brandon Mercado, Contingency Command Post (CCP) mayor cell execuitive officer, boards a Boeing C-130 Hercules at Joint Base San Antonio - Kelly Field, Texas, during the Army South CCP deployment exercise at Army Support Activity Soto Cano, Honduras, May 11, 2022. During the nine-day forward exercise, over 60 Soldiers from Army South, 470th Military Intelligence Brigade, 410th Contracting Support Brigade (410th CSB), and 56th Signal Battalion set up the CCP tactical operations center, tactical satellite communications, and participated in several operations and intelligence briefs with Army South, U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) and 410th CSB to rehearse their staff functions as SOUTHCOM’s command and control element during contingency operations. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joshua Taeckens)

Army South kicks-off 7th annual Peru-U.S. Army-to-Army Staff Talks
May 16, 2022
The U.S. Army South Commanding General Maj. Gen. William L. Thigpen, right, greets a Peruvian Army delegation at U.S. Army South headquarters, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, May 16, prior to beginning the 7th annual Peru-U.S. Army-to-Army Staff Talks. The Army Staff Talks Program seeks to promote bilateral efforts in order to develop professional partnerships and increase interaction between partner nation armies.