Command Sgt. Maj. Walker reflects on 32-year career before retirement
April 14, 2022
U.S. Army South Senior Enlisted Advisor, Command Sgt. Maj. Trevor C. Walker, holds a photo of himself as a specialist on JBSA - Fort Sam Houston, April 14, 2022. Walker was set to retire the next day after 32 years of service in the U.S. Army. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joshua Taeckens)

Army South strengthens partnerships with Panama
April 7, 2022
Senior leaders from Panama's National Border Security visit Army South April 7, 2022 to conduct a meet and greet with the Army South Commanding General Maj. Gen. William L. Thigpen and discuss partnership opportunities. Our partnerships are vital to security and prosperity in the hemisphere and to our collective ability to meet complex global challenges.

U.S. Army South seeks to increase integration with partner nations
April 5, 2022
Col. Michael Lewczak, Army South G5 director of strategy, plans, and policy, delivers opening remarks at the Joint Synchronization Symposium, as part of the command's planning to address challenges in the Western Hemisphere. The event, attended by major component commands of U.S. Southern Command, provided ARSOUTH planners to better understand mission analysis and operational design to impede malign actors from gaining regional influence. (U.S. Army photo by Donald Sparks)

U.S. and Honduran army delegations speak during the CENTAM Working Group
March 23, 2022
U.S. and Honduran army delegations speak during the CENTAM Working Group Meeting of Principles in Guatemala City, Guatemala, March 22, 2022. U.S. Army South Commanding General, Maj. Gen. William L. Thigpen, and Honduran army Inspector General of the Honduran Armed Forces, Gen. Omar Adalid Videa Espinal, discussed the current and future relationship between the U.S. and Honduran Armies and signed a non-binding bilateral agreement outlining the framework for coordinated activities and partnership opportunities. Delegations from the U.S., Guatemalan, El Salvadorian and Honduran armies were in attendance for the working group and discussed the upcoming CENTAM Guardian, which is a regional exercise designed to simulate regional threats and practice a combined response.

Army South CG meets Guatemalan U.S. country team
March 22, 2022
U.S. Army South Commanding General Maj. Gen. William L. Thigpen, right, met with Anu Rajaraman, left, acting deputy chief of mission, U.S. Embassy - Guatemala in Guatemala City, Guatemala Mar. 22, 2022 to discuss opportunities and challenges the U.S. military faces in the country. Guatemala is hosting CENTAM GUARDIAN 2023, a Combined Command Post Exercise with military units from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and the United States focused on increasing interoperability capabilities in a multi-domain environment. (U.S. Army photo by U.S. Army South)

Army South hosts concept development conference for Exercise Southern Vanguard 2024
March 8, 2022
A concept development conference for Exercise Southern Vanguard 2024 is underway with Brazilian Army planners at U.S. Army South Headquarters March 7-9, 2022.

Exercise Southern Vanguard is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored, U.S. Army South-conducted exercise at the operational and tactical levels designed to increase interoperability between U.S. and Western Hemisphere forces. Exercise Southern Vanguard 2024, which will occur in the Fall of 2023, is aimed at improving combined readiness between U.S. Army and Brazilian Army forces.

Army South commanding general visits key leaders In Honduras
March 4, 2022
Maj. Gen. William L. Thigpen, U.S. Army South commanding general (left), meets with the Honduran Armed Forces Chief of Defense Rear Adm. José Fortín Aguilar (right), on March 2, 2022. During the visit, Maj. Gen. Thigpen also conducted key leader engagements with Chargé d’ Affaires Colleen Hoey, the Honduran Army Commander Col. Dennis McCoy Martín; and visited the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, the Honduran Army Commander Headquarters, Joint Task Force-Bravo and the Joint Interagency Operations Center. Our defense partnerships are vital to security and prosperity in the hemisphere and to our collective ability to meet complex global challenges.

JTF-Bravo participates in CEPREDENAC's II Regional Drill
February 14, 2022
Guatemala City, Guatemala - U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Jacob Reeves, the Joint Task Force-Bravo chief of staff, center, receives an award from Alejandro Eduardo Giammattei Falla, the President of Guatemala, during the closing ceremony of the Coordination Center for Natural Disaster Prevention in Central America and Dominican Republic (CEPREDENAC) II Regional Humanitarian Assistance Drill in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Feb. 4, 2022. JTF-Bravo participated in the CEPREDENAC drill through observation and an aerial firefighting exercise to build partnerships and coordination during natural disasters in the joint operating area.

Army South conducts rehearsal of concept mass migration drill
January 26, 2022
U.S. Army South Commanding General, Maj. Gen. William Thigpen, speaks at a migrant operation rehearsal of concept drill at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Jan. 20, 2022. Army South, the Army Service Component Command to U.S. Southern Command, hosted the event, which simulated a deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to provide feedback for all aspects of the operation.

470th Military Intelligence Soldier joins the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club
January 25, 2022
U.S. Army Soldier, Staff Sgt. Kevin Sims, training non-commissioned officer in charge of information and intelligence analysis with the 470th Military Intelligence Brigade, stands in front of the U.S. Army South Headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio - Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Jan. 12, 2022. Sims was inducted into the Sgt. Audie Murphy Club for his outstanding performance and leadership as a non-commissioned officer. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Joshua Taeckens)