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 | 11 June 2012

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 member of the special operations forces from Paraguay prepares his weapon prior to the rifle qualification event for Fuerzas Comando at the Colombian National Training Center in Fort Tolemaida, on June 7, 2012. Fuerzas Comando was established in 2004, and is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored special forces skills competition and senior leader seminar which is conducted annually. (Photo: U.S. Army/Sergeant Karen Kozub) Turner) A special operations forces competitor from Guyana participates in the rifle qualification event for Fuerzas Comando, on June 7, 2012, at the Colombian National Training Center in Fort Tolemaida. (Photo: U.S. Army/Sergeant Karen Kozub) sdens) A member of the Belize team competes in the pistol qualification event for Fuerzas Comando, on June 7, 2012, at the Colombian National Training Center. (Photo: U.S. Army/Sergeant Christopher Vann)
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