Chilean Army Partner Nation Liaison Officer Receives Award
January 11, 2022
Col. Jorge Salinas, the Chilean Army partner nation liaison officer at U.S. Army South, receives an award from Maj. Gen. William L. Thigpen, Army South commanding general, during an award ceremony recognizing his two years at the command on January 7, 2022.

U.S. and Brazilian Pathfinders cross paths again at Southern Vanguard 22
December 17, 2021
U.S. Army Soldier Staff Sgt. Shane Hayes, weapons squad leader with Bulldog Company, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) stands with his weapon during Exercise Southern Vanguard 22 in Resende, Brazil, Dec. 11, 2021. U.S. and Brazilian Army soldiers took part in the air assault exercise, which was the largest deployment of a U.S Army unit to train with the Brazilian Army forces in Brazil. (U.S Army photo by Pfc. Joshua Taeckens)

Bilateral military exercise Southern Vanguard 22 begins in Brazil
December 7, 2021
Brazilian army soldiers assigned to 5th Light Infantry Battalion stand in formation during the opening ceremony of Southern Vanguard 22 in Lorena Brazil, Dec. 6 2021. Southern Vanguard 22 was planned as a 10-day air assault operation and was the largest deployment of a U.S. Army unit to train with the Brazilian army forces in Brazil. (U.S Army photo by Pfc. Joshua Taeckens)

U.S. Army engineer capabilities on display for Brazilian Army delegation
December 1, 2021
U.S. Army Soldiers with the 299th Multi-Role Bridge Company set up an improved ribbon bridge system during a capabilities demonstration

Texas trip provides Peruvian Army delegation increased opportunities for interoperability, strengthen relationships
November 23, 2021
Brig. Gen. Carlos Bojorquez, Peruvian Army 1st Multipurpose Brigade commander, right, is given a briefing on the capabilities of the M1126 Infantry Carrier Vehicle Stryker from a trooper assigned to 3rd Squadron, 3d Cavalry Regiment at Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 17, 2021. The Peruvian Army delegation observed the 3d Cavalry Regiment Strykers as part of an agreed-to-action deriving from the U.S.-Peruvian Army-to-Army Staff Talks.

Peruvian Army delegation observes III Corps Stryker unit with U.S. Army South
November 18, 2021
Brig. Gen. Carlos E. Bojorquez, left, 1st Multipurpose Brigade commander, Peruvian Army, talks to a U.S. Army Soldier while observing the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment conduct a platoon-level live fire and litter carry exercise at Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 17, 2021. U.S. Army South Security Cooperation Directorate personnel escorted the Peruvian Army delegation to Fort Hood to observe U.S. Army Stryker units as part of an agreed-to-action deriving from the U.S.-Peruvian Army-to-Army Staff Talks. Army South is committed to supporting the efforts of partner nations to increase institutional capacity and regional collaboration. (U.S. Army photo by. Staff Sgt. Daniel Herman)

Peruvian Army delegation meets U.S. Army Fort Hood leaders
November 17, 2021
Brig. Gen. Carlos E. Bolorquez, left, 1st Multipurpose Brigade commander, Peruvian Army, meets Maj. Gen. Steven Gilland, right, III Corps and Fort Hood deputy commanding general, at Fort Hood, Texas, Nov. 17, 2021. The Peruvian Army delegation will observe U.S. Army Stryker units as part of an agreed-to-action deriving from the U.S.-Peruvian Army-to-Army Staff Talks. U.S. Army South honors the promise to create opportunities that increase collaboration, enhance interoperability, and assist in building partner nation capacity.

Army South CG visits Panama to strengthen relationships
November 17, 2021
A U.S. Army South delegation traveled to Panama City, Panama, to conduct a key leader engagement with the National Border Service, or SENAFRONT Panama, commander and meet with United States Embassy representatives Nov. 8, 2021 to strengthen the Panamanian bilateral relationship and assess partnership sites. U.S. Army South is part of a multinational and whole-of-government team working to advance security throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean in order to protect our shared values and way of life.

Peruvian Army delegation visits Army South for distinguished visit
November 15, 2021
U.S. Army South Commanding General Maj. Gen. William Thigpen, right, greets Brig. Gen. Carlos E. Bojorquez, left, 1st Multipurpose Brigade Commander, Peruvian Army at the Army South headquarters to begin a Peruvian Army distinguished visit Nov. 15, 2021. The delegation will be in Texas for a week-long visit to discuss plans for future training opportunities between the two armies. Our defense partnerships are vital to security and prosperity in the hemisphere and to our collective ability to meet complex global challenges.

Brazilian Army hosts U.S. Army War College for academic exchange in Rio de Janeiro
October 26, 2021
The Brazilian Army hosted the General Mark Clark Marshal Mascarenhas de Moraes lecture series between the U.S. Army War College and the Brazilian Army Command and General Staff School, ECEME, Oct. 19-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to promote dialogue between high-level military schools across the Brazilian and U.S. armies. The Commander of the U.S. Army War College Maj. Gen. David C. Hill provided a lecture for students and instructors of ECEME with a focus on strategic leadership. The annual exchange was created in 1981 to celebrate the cooperation between Brazil and the U.S. from the Italian campaign during World War II and promotes long-term bilateral strategic relationships between armies.