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June 28, 2019

Fuerzas Comando 19 Closing Ceremony Sees Familiar Team Win Title

Fuerzas Comando 2019 came to an end with a closing ceremony held in the Edificio Bicentenario Ejercito de Chile, Santiago, Chile, June 27, 2019.

June 19, 2019

Opening Ceremony Kicks Off Fuerzas Comando 2019 in Chile

Special Operations Forces from 19 countries gathered in Santiago, Chile for the Opening Day Ceremony of Fuerzas Comando 2019 at the Brigada de Operaciones Especiales “Lautaro.”

June 11, 2019

Fuerzas Comando 2019 Set to Take Place in Chile

Special operations forces from 20 countries will participate in Fuerzas Comando 2019 in Santiago, Chile, June 17-27.

Sept. 7, 2018

Joint, Combined Forces Conclude Southern Star

Under cloudy skies and a chilly temperature, the closing ceremony for Southern Star, also known as “Estrella Austral” in Spanish, was held in Cerro Moreno, Antofagasta, Chile, Aug. 30, 2018.

July 25, 2018

Republic of Panama, SOCSOUTH host Senior Leader Symposium

Senior leaders from 17 countries in the Caribbean, Central America, South America, and the United States participated in a Distinguished Visitor Program and Senior Leader Symposium as part of Fuerzas Comando July 23, 2018 at the Hilton, Panama City, Panama.

July 23, 2018

Commandos Contend in Panama's Jungles for Coveted Cup

Service members from 17 nations competing in Fuerzas Comando 2018 learned from each other, improved tactics and increased their special operations capabilities to confront common threats during a commando competition.

July 17, 2018

Fuerzas Comando 2018 Officially Kicks Off in Panama

Despite the cloudy skies, spirits were high for approximately 100 anxious competitors. Hosted by the Ministry of Public Security, Panama this year, Fuerzas Comando, a multinational special operations competition sponsored by U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) and executed by Special Operations Command South kicked off its 14th iteration of the event July 17, 2018, with an opening ceremony.

March 9, 2018

Training boosts US response capabilities in the Americas

U.S. Special Forces personnel with SOCSOUTH and their Panamanian security counterparts culminated a month-long training exchange last month held throughout Panama.

July 18, 2017

Fuerzas Comando 2017 Special Forces Competition Begins in Paraguay

Fuerzas Comando is a multinational special operations skills competition and combating terrorism fellowship program sponsored by U.S. Southern Command and executed by SOCSOUTH. Ten countries have shared the responsibility of hosting the event. The first year the competition was held in El Salvador and 13 countries participated. Since then the involvement in the competition has expanded and Paraguay is this year's hosting country.

May 13, 2016

Special operations teams from 20 nations compete in Fuerzas Comando competition

ANCON, Peru, May 12, 2016 — After 11 days of Olympic-level exertion, 160 special operations competitors from 20 countries across the Americas and the Caribbean know through experience how competition and cooperation can coexist. The sport and spirit of Fuerzas Comando, a U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM)-sponsored international competition and partnership, culminated in a closing ceremony May 12, 2016 in Ancon, Peru.

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