This handbook provides basic reference information on the Dominican Republic, including its geography, history, government, military forces, and communications and transportation networks. This information is intended to familiarize military personnel with local customs and area knowledge to assist them during their assignment to Dominican Republic.
US Southern Command is the recognized partner of choice and center of excellence for regional security affairs within a hemisphere of escalating importance; organized to support defense of the homeland and focused on achieving regional partnerships which …
•Are committed to democratic values and principles;
•Demonstrate respect for human rights;