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Officials and cadets of the Uruguayan Military Academy visit the U.S.

May 22-29 in Texas and Louisiana

May 24, 2004



Cadets, Col. Messinger (center)Two officers and 30 cadets of the Military Academy of the Uruguayan National Army traveled along with a delegation from Argentina to the U.S. on Saturday (May 22) to participate in an orientation exercise of U.S. military units in Texas and Louisiana.

This academic outreach, which continues through Saturday (May 29), is aimed at exchanging information about new technology for teaching and training soldiers to reach superior levels of efficiency.

During the week in the U.S. the Uruguayan representatives will visit Army and Air Force bases in Houston, San Antonio, Camp Mabry and Dallas, Texas; and Barksdale, Louisiana.

This vist is being organized by the Office of Defense Coperation of the U.S. Embassy, Montevideo.


Fort Sam Houston: SFC JOSE LOPEZ from Alpha Company 232nd medical battalion with cadet Jose Fernandez from UY military academy"



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