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 | Jun 15, 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.

The home team took the first place trophy during Fuerzas Comando 2012. Colombia was followed by Ecuador in second place and Uruguay in third. (Photo: Chief Petty Officer Otoniel Álvarez/Joint Staff of the Colombian Armed Forces) Paratroopers from the Special Forces teams from the Dominican Republic and El Salvador await their turn to parachute from a Colombian Air Force plane during Fuerzas Comando 2012 competition, on June 13, 2012.(Photo: Sandra Marina/DIÁLOGO) Representatives of the Brazilian Military and Special Operations team who participated in Fuerzas Comando 2012, await their turn to parachute from a Colombian Air Force plane on June 13, 2012.(Photo: Sandra Marina/DIÁLOGO) The “Friendship Jump”, a paratrooping event, served as the culmination of eight days of Military competitions during Fuerzas Comando 2012. In the photo, a Brazilian participant prepares to jump after his fellow countryman at an altitude of 12,000 feet. (Photo: Sandra Marina/DIÁLOGO)
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