U.S. Southern Command Mission and RC Role



  • SARCA Meeting
  • 19 pages
  • For Official Use Only
  • July 22, 2006

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;
•Are capable of securing their territories and defending their borders;
•Collectively ensure regional and hemispheric security;
•Deter, dissuade, and defeat transnational threats to the stability of the region


• War on Terrorism
• Support to Colombia
• Detainee Operations at Guantánamo
• Regionalization
• Transformation
• Quality of Life


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