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Military Information Support Operations

U.S. Southern Command, through its components, conducts Military Information Support Operations throughout the Area of Responsibility, specifically; Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela.

These activities are designed to counter terrorist radicalization and recruitment efforts by terrorist organizations and criminal networks. U.S. MISO forces, in conjunction with partner nation security forces in the region, use a variety of means to accomplish Theater Campaign Plan Objectives to include, radio broadcasting, television, web-based messages, public engagements, and other, in accordance with Commander, U.S. Southern Command directives.

USSOUTHCOM is also working with its partners in Colombia, Peru, and Panama to offer and pay rewards for information that enables the disruption of terrorist threats or contribute to the force protection of U.S. and partner forces. 

(Updated Nov. 6, 2018)