Like Father, Like Son, Except When It Comes To Sailing

Like Father, Like Son, Except When It Comes To Sailing

By Geraldine Cook
July 22, 2011

Uruguayan Navy Captain Hugo M. de Barros, who serves as a liaison officer in the U.S. Southern Command since July 2009, is crucial to strengthening military ties between the two countries. His eldest son, Lieutenant Hugo de Barros, intends to follow in his father’s footsteps, but with one difference. He plans to excel at the sport his father never did quite well in – sailing – an event for which he his competing in at the 5th Military World Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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