World

September 20, 2012

AFSOUTH hosts Brazilian Air Force

U.S. Air Force photos by Capt. Justin Brockhoff

Lt. Gen. Robin Rand, 12th Air Forces (Air Forces Southern) commander and Col. John Gordy, vice commander, prepare to greet five key leaders from the Brazilian Air Force. The distinguished visitors from Brazil visited AFSOUTH to discuss bilateral relations and building partnerships, Sept. 15 – 21. Our militariesí future success in …the worldís complex, uncertain and competitive operating environment increasingly rests on a partnership that builds on supporting regional and global security. Cooperation between our two militaries is closer today than at any point over the past 30 years.

The Davis-Monthan Honor Guard team prepares an honor cordon for five key leaders from the Brazilian Air Force. The distinguished visitors from Brazil visited Air Forces Southern to discuss bilateral relations and building partnerships.




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