Commander: ‘Beyond the Horizons’ to Have Far-Reaching Impact
By Donna Miles
American Forces Press Service
COBAN, Guatemala, June 29, 2012 – Wrapping up a 90-day humanitarian and civic assistance mission here in Guatemala, the commander of U.S. Army South said the projects left behind represent hope and opportunity, and a closer partnership that will allow the United States and Guatemala to work together more effectively to address regional challenges.
Army Maj. Gen. Simeon G. Trombitas, commander of U.S. Army South, looks in on a Guatemalan girl receiving dental treatment during a dental readiness training exercise near Pocola, Guatemala, June 27, 2012. U.S. soldiers worked alongside partners from the armies of Canada, Colombia and Guatemala to provide medical services throughout the area as part of Beyond the Horizons 2012. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Tamika Exom