U.S. Army South

Fort Sam Houston
San Antonio TX  78234

Phone: (210) 808-9598

U.S. Army South

Mission Statement
U.S. Army South (ARSOUTH) conducts and supports multinational operations and security cooperation in the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility in order to counter transnational threats and strengthen regional security in defense of the homeland.

Vision Statement
A flexible, agile and responsive Army Service Component Command capable of simultaneously conducting Theater Security Cooperation and Contingency Operations for U.S. Southern Command and Department of the Army.

Area of Responsibility
U.S. Army South is the Army Service Component Command of U.S. Southern Command. SOUTHCOM's area of responsibility encompasses 31 countries and 15 areas of special sovereignty in Central and South America, and the Caribbean and covers about 15.6 million square miles. Click here for more information about SOUTHCOM's area of responsibility.


Operations
Humanitarian Operations and Engagements:

Operation Unified Response: Provided military support to the international disaster relief efforts in Haiti following the Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake.

New Horizons: Humanitarian and civic assistance operations provided to the people of Haiti.

Beyond the Horizon: Humanitarian and civic assistance operations provided to the people of Central and South America and the Caribbean.

Fuerzas Aliadas Humanitarias: Regionally oriented emergency response exercise with Partner Nation disaster management agencies.


Joint and Combined Engagements:

Peace Keeping Operations: Multi-echelon command and control exercises executed at the operational and tactical level.

PANAMAX: Operational exercise focused on the defense of the Panama Canal by a Multi-National Task Force.

Reintegration:

U.S. Army South is the Army’s executive agent for Phase III of reintegration for U.S. personnel rescued or returned from captivity.


Command's Enduring Priorities

Flexibility, agility and responsiveness are woven into the fabric of every ARSOUTH mission. In order to meet the continued requirements for Theater Security Cooperation and Contingency Operations, ARSOUTH will work closely with the community of interest for the AOR, including joint, interagency, intergovernmental, and multilateral partner nations. ARSOUTH uses the following enduring priorities to focus efforts to accomplish our mission throughout the AOR:

1) Contingency Readiness – ARSOUTH must sustain individual and collective training capability for immediate transition to contingency operations

2) Primacy of Partnering – ARSOUTH will seek partnership in all regional initiatives

3) Mission Resourcing – ARSOUTH is fiscally disciplined and a responsive steward of resources while meeting prioritized mission requirements

4) Command Responsiveness – ARSOUTH is flexible, agile and responsive to subordinate elements, other components and USSOUTHCOM


Juntos Podemos! – Together We Can!



The OFFICIAL Facebook page of U.S. Army South, the Army Component Command to U.S. Southern Command whose area of responsibility includes 31 countries and 15 areas of special sovereignty in Central and South America and the Caribbean.

http://www.arsouth.army.mil/arsouth-history.html


U.S. Army South (ARSOUTH) conducts and supports multinational operations and security cooperation in the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility in order to counter transnational threats and strengthen regional security in defense of the homeland.

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