SOUTHCOM Commander visits Colombia and Honduras, Strengthens Cooperative Ties
By Geraldine Cook February 02, 2016
U.S. Navy Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, Commander, U.S. Southern Command, visited the two countries to reinforce partnerships and cooperation.
U.S. Navy Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, Commander, U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), returned to Miami on Friday, January 22nd, after visiting Colombia and Honduras.
This was his first visit to the region since assuming command of SOUTHCOM on January 14th
. In Colombia, Adm. Tidd met with civilian and Military leadership to reinforce SOUTHCOM’s relationship with partners there.
During the trip, Adm. Tidd also visited Honduras, where he met with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández, Honduran Military leaders, and U.S. Ambassador to Honduras James D. Nealon. Also while in Honduras, Adm. Tidd’s itinerary included a stop at Joint Task Force-Bravo at Soto Cano Air Base to meet with U.S. service members serving there.