Peacekeeping in the Americas

Maj. Gen. Luis Visot recently traveled to Brazil for Peacekeeping Operations – Americas 2011 exercise, involving 16 nations.




TAMPA, Fla. (June 7, 2011) – Maj. Gen. Luis Visot, executive director of the University of South Florida’s Joint Military Leadership Center, recently traveled to Brazil to oversee Peacekeeping Operations – Americas 2011, an exercise involving 16 nations.


The annual event, which was held in early May, is led by U.S. Army South and involves military from partner nations within the Western hemisphere. It provided an opportunity for the military experts to train for peacekeeping operations and humanitarian assistance efforts in the event of a disaster.