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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.

March 14, 2019

1-228th Avn Regt. Trains with El Salvador Special Forces

Joint Task Force Bravo’s 1-228th Aviation Regiment worked with the 7th Special Forces Group to train Salvadoran Special Forces soldiers in paradrop operations, helocast and fast rope insertion extraction system training in El Salvador, March 4-7.

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.

July 14, 2018

Fuerzas Comando 2018 set to take place in Panama

Special operations forces from 19 countries will participate in Fuerzas Comando 2018 in Panama City, Panama, July 16-26.

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 27, 2017

Special Ops Competition Brings Teams Together, Southcom Commander Says

The commander of U.S. Southern Command said Fuerzas Comando special operations forces competition, hosted by Paraguay this year, brought competitors and key leaders together as families, partners and friends.

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.

Dec. 19, 2016

Colombian army counter-narcotics brigade honors U.S. Special Forces

FLORENCIA, Colombia – Every December 7 for the past sixteen years, Colombian soldiers from the National Army’s Special Anti-drug Brigade (BRCNA) have gathered in Larandia, Florencia for an end-of-year ceremony to celebrate the unit’s anniversary and recognize distinguished service. Unlike past award ceremonies, this year’s hot December day marked the first time U.S. Special Operations Command South assigned Green Berets marched their unit’s colors across the parade field.

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