Fuerzas Comando 2012 in Pictures

Fuerzas Comando 2012, the Anti-Terrorism Olympiad of the Americas, is an athletic military exercise which seeks to strengthen relationships among the members of the Armed Forces of the Americas, as well as to share skills, techniques, and tactics in the fight against terrorism.
WRITER-ID | 7 June 2012

Special Operations officers from El Salvador march to transfer the winning trophy to the Colombian hosts during the rehearsal for the opening ceremony of Fuerzas Comando. El Salvador is the defending champion for Fuerzas Comando 2011. (Photo: U.S. Army/Sergeant Karen Kozub)

Fuerzas Comando 2012, the Anti-Terrorism Olympiad of the Americas, is an athletic military exercise which seeks to strengthen relationships among the members of the Armed Forces of the Americas, as well as to share skills, techniques, and tactics in the fight against terrorism.

From June 6 through the 14, military, law enforcement and civilian personnel from 21 countries will be competing on the grounds of the National Training Center at Fort Tolemaida, Colombia, in an event sponsored by the United States Southern Command and hosted by the Colombian military forces.

A Special Operations forces team member from the Bahamas loads his sniper rifle, on June 6, 2012, to ensure that it is properly adjusted for the upcoming weapons skills event during Fuerzas Comando at the Colombian National Training Center in Fort Tolemaida. (Photo: U.S. Army/Sergeant 1st Class Keith Turner) Uruguay’s Special Forces team practices rowing in the Bamai Lake, at Fort Tolemaida, prior to the aquatic events at Fuerzas Comando 2012. (Photo: U.S. Army/Sergeant 1st Class Blair Heusdens)
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