U.S. Southern Command Photo Gallery
Tradewinds 2017: Phase II closing ceremony
U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Joseph P. DiSalvo, the U.S. Southern Command military deputy commander, speaks to distinguished guests and service members from 20 nations during the closing ceremony for Phase II of Tradewinds 2017 in Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago, June 17, 2017. The overall objective of Tradewinds, an annual exercise sponsored by SOUTHCOM, is to enhance the collective ability of the participating nations to conduct humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations and counter transnational organized crime. U.S. Marines provided training and logistical support for Phase II of Tradewinds.