Aug. 9, 2022

PANAMAX Special Forces Commander Stresses Importance of Partnerships

As PANAMAX 2022 got underway on August 1, representatives from various countries in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean as well as Mexico and Spain, worked feverishly at the Special Operations Command South (SOCSOUTH) headquarters located at the Homestead Air Reserve Base in Homestead, Fl.

June 14, 2022

Fuerzas Comando 2022 Kicks Off in Honduras

Honduras hosts Fuerzas Comando 2022 opening ceremony at Campo Marte, June 13, 2022. Seventeen countries will compete in a Special Operations Forces skills competition to earn the title of the Best Special Forces of the Americas between June 13-23.

Nov. 24, 2021

SOUTHCOM and SOCSOUTH team up for Norwegian-style ruck march in South Florida

More than 100 military and civilian members from U.S. Southern Command and Special Operations Command South participated in the famed “Norwegian Foot March,” a grueling physical test that includes carrying a 25-pound ruck sack over an 18.6 mile (30 km) distance. 

July 27, 2020

SOCSOUTH Holds Virtual Change of Command, Change of Responsibility

The virtual ceremony saw U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Antonio M. Fletcher, SOCSOUTH Commander, relinquish command to Rear Adm. (L) Keith B. Davids and Master Gunnery Sgt. Jerome N. Root, SOCSOUTH Command Senior Enlisted Leader, relinquish responsibility to U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Jody J. Hall.

Oct. 1, 2019

SOCSOUTH, Guatemalan Female Engagement Platoon Exchange Information

Special Operations Command South participated in an information exchange seminar focusing on women integration and equality in Coban, Guatemala, at the Centro de Entrenamiento de Operadores de Paz (CREOMPAZ), which translates to ‘Training Center for Peace Operators,’ Sept. 24, 2019.

Sept. 5, 2019

Colombians Assist in Second Cycle of AJSOF NCO Course

The Colombian Advance Joint Special Operations Forces Noncommissioned Officer Course kicked off its second iteration after an opening ceremony held in Canto Norte, Bogota, Colombia, Aug. 26, 2019.

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.

April 25, 2019

USA, Brazil Share Experiences During SMEE

U.S. service members assigned and attached to Special Operations Command South and the 1st Psychological Operations Battalion from the Command of Special Operations of the Brazilian Army, participated in a subject matter expert exchange April 15-19, 2019, in Gioânia, Brazil.