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 | 15 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.

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)

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.

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)
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