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U.S. Southern Command conference focuses on partnerships, joint initiatives with WHINSEC students

Southern Command - HQ

By Maj. Charon Camarasa, Student, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation / MIAMI, Fla. – U.S. Southern Command staff members visited with students from the Army Command General Staff College of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation during a conference here in early March. The intent of the conference was to communicate to the WHINSEC students the importance of

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Coast Guard teaches WHINSEC students about maritime drug interdiction

U.S. Coast Guard

By Maj. Charon Camarasa, Student, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation / MIAMI, Fla. – International and U.S. students from the Army Command General Staff College at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation at Fort Benning, Ga., visited the Coast Guard of District 7 in February to learn about maritime drug interdiction procedures. U.S. Coast Guard Commander, Carlos Rodriguez,

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WHINSEC students learn about security cooperation with U.S. Navy

U.S. Navy Southern Forces Command - ships

By Maj. Charon Camarasa, Student, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation / JACKSONVILLE, Fla – International students from the Army Command General Staff College at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation at Fort Benning, Ga., visited the U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command to learn about security cooperation with the U.S. Navy. U.S. Navy Captain Ryan Tillotson briefed the WHINSEC

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WHINSEC students learn from visit to FDR’s Little White House

CGSOC student, Mexican army Lt. Col. Pablo Ramirez, leads a group presentation on President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

By Ruben D. Colon, WHINSEC / Students in WHINSEC’s Command and General Staff Officers Course class of ’17 conducted a staff ride to Warm Springs, Georgia, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s home known as the Little White House. The trip helped students understand key aspects of President Roosevelt’s leadership as Commander-in-Chief and his role in establishing social welfare, political stability

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Language no barrier at WHINSEC

Interpreter Ana Brewington speaks the words of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation Assistant Commandant Col. Luis Viera in English to Army South Commanding General, Maj. Gen. K.K. Chinn, and Chinn’s comments in Spanish to Viera during a recent visit to the Institute by the Army South commanding general.

By Lee Rials, WHINSEC Public Affairs / Interpreter Ana Brewington speaks the words of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation Assistant Commandant Col. Luis Viera in English to Army South Commanding General, Maj. Gen. K.K. Chinn, and Chinn’s comments in Spanish to Viera during a recent visit to the Institute by the Army South commanding general. Brewington is one

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WHINSEC’s Alpha Company changes command

Capt. Jose Elizabeth accepts the Alpha Company guidon from the acting commandant Lt. Col. Fernando Montoya, while 1st Sgt. Ponce Palomino stands ready to return the guidon to the company headquarters during a change of command Sept. 9 at the Institute.

By Lee Rials, WHINSEC Public Affairs / U.S. Army Capt. José Elizabeth accepted the responsibility of commanding the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation’s Alpha Company from U.S. Army Capt. Adriana Karmann Sept. 9 in a ceremony at the Institute. Alpha Company has the responsibility of handling all the administrative and logistics requirements for as many as 2,000 students from

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MCCC hosts regional discussion on jungle warfare

Maj. Rafael Novaes da Cionceicao, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation instructor, briefs Maneuver Captain's Career Course students about jungle operations in Brazil Aug. 31 in Derby Auditorium. (Photo by Gerald Williams)

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / Brazilian army representatives gave insight to Soldiers within the Maneuver Captain’s Career Course about jungle operations Aug. 31 in Derby Auditorium. Maj. Rafael Novaes da Cionceicao and Capt. Rodrigo Bezerra de Azevedo, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation instructors, explained that jungle operations can present a number of difficulties for Soldiers. “With the

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Students graduate from WHINSEC courses

Students, guests and Institute leaders gather to celebrate the completion of four courses with a total of 83 students from 13 countries receiving their certificates.

By Lee Rials, WHINSEC Public Affairs / Eighty-three men and women representing military and law enforcement organizations of 13 nations graduated four Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation courses Aug. 25. The United Nations Peacekeeping Operations Course, the Civil Affairs Operations Course, the NCO Professional Development Course and the NCOPD-English Course had students from Barbados, Belize, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Dominica,

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