Directorates are the functional divisions within SOUTHCOM. Each directorate is charged to support or manage an aspect of the mission. Click on the links below to learn more about each directorate.
Director J1 Manpower & Personnel: Air Force Col. Brian D. Lewis
Director J2 Intelligence: Navy Rear Adm. Mike Studeman
Director J3 Operations: Coast Guard Rear Steven D. Poulin
Director J4 Logistics: Marine Col. David S. Gibbs
Director J5 Strategy, Policy, and Plans: Currently Vacant
Director J6 Communication Systems: Col. John J. Pugliese
Director J7/9 Exercises and Coalition: Colombian Brig. Gen. Juan Pablo Forero
Director J8 Resources & Analysis: Mr. James Worm
Director Network Engagement Team (NET): Rear Adm. Daniel Hendrickson
Congressional Affairs Chief: Elizabeth Gonzalez
SOUTHCOM Inspector General: Army Col. Bryan P. Hernandez
Staff Judge Advocate: Coast Guard Capt. Bill Dwyer
Public Affairs Chief: Army Col. Amanda Azubuike
Chaplain: Air Force Col. Greg Woodbury, Jr.
Command Surgeon: Air Force Col. Guillermo J. Tellez