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U.S. Southern Command commander visits 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern)

Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, U.S. Southern Command commander, discusses the mission of the 612th Air and Space Operations Center with Col. James Bortree, 612th AOC commander, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Jan. 14. The 612th AOC provides command and control of air and space power in USSOUTHCOM's area of responsibility, to include 31 countries covering a sixth of the world's land mass and 559 million people. The $55 million facility, which spans 26,750 square ft., operates 24-hours-a-day to support joint and coalition efforts in the Caribbean, Central America and South America. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Justin Brockhoff / Released)

Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, U.S. Southern Command commander, discusses the mission of the 612th Air and Space Operations Center with Col. James Bortree, 612th AOC commander, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Jan. 14. The 612th AOC provides command and control of air and space power in USSOUTHCOM's area of responsibility, to include 31 countries covering a sixth of the world's land mass and 559 million people. The $55 million facility, which spans 26,750 square ft., operates 24-hours-a-day to support joint and coalition efforts in the Caribbean, Central America and South America. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Justin Brockhoff / Released)

Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, U.S. Southern Command commander, is greeted by Lt. Gen. Robin Rand, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) commander, on the flight line at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Jan. 14. Kelly, who assumed his current role Nov. 19, was on his first visit to 12th AF (AFSOUTH) which serves as the air arm of USSOUTHCOM.  During the visit, Kelly met with Airmen assigned to 12th AF (AFSOUTH), the 612th Air and Space Operations Center, and the 612th Air Communications Squadron, as well as Soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 1st Battlefield Coordination Detachment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Justin Brockhoff / Released)

Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, U.S. Southern Command commander, is greeted by Lt. Gen. Robin Rand, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) commander, on the flight line at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Jan. 14. Kelly, who assumed his current role Nov. 19, was on his first visit to 12th AF (AFSOUTH) which serves as the air arm of USSOUTHCOM. During the visit, Kelly met with Airmen assigned to 12th AF (AFSOUTH), the 612th Air and Space Operations Center, and the 612th Air Communications Squadron, as well as Soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 1st Battlefield Coordination Detachment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Justin Brockhoff / Released)

Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, U.S. Southern Command commander, discusses the history and lineage of the 612th Air and Space Operations Center with Lt. Gen. Robin Rand, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) commander, and Col. James Bortree, 612th AOC commander, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Jan. 14. Kelly, who assumed his current role Nov. 19, was on his first visit to 12th AF (AFSOUTH) which serves as the air arm of USSOUTHCOM. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Justin Brockhoff / Released)

Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, U.S. Southern Command commander, discusses the history and lineage of the 612th Air and Space Operations Center with Lt. Gen. Robin Rand, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) commander, and Col. James Bortree, 612th AOC commander, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Jan. 14. Kelly, who assumed his current role Nov. 19, was on his first visit to 12th AF (AFSOUTH) which serves as the air arm of USSOUTHCOM. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Justin Brockhoff / Released)

Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, U.S. Southern Command commander, is briefed on the mission and equipment of the 612th Air Communications Squadron by Airman 1st Class Markeith Davis at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Jan. 14. Kelly, who assumed his current role Nov. 19, was on his first visit to 12th AF (AFSOUTH) which serves as the air arm of USSOUTHCOM. As part of 12th AF (AFSOUTH), the 612th ACOMS provides communications support and deployable communications capabilities for U.S. forces working in the Caribbean, Central America and South America. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Justin Brockhoff / Released)

Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, U.S. Southern Command commander, is briefed on the mission and equipment of the 612th Air Communications Squadron by Airman 1st Class Markeith Davis at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Jan. 14. Kelly, who assumed his current role Nov. 19, was on his first visit to 12th AF (AFSOUTH) which serves as the air arm of USSOUTHCOM. As part of 12th AF (AFSOUTH), the 612th ACOMS provides communications support and deployable communications capabilities for U.S. forces working in the Caribbean, Central America and South America. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Justin Brockhoff / Released)

Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, U.S. Southern Command commander, is briefed on the mission of the 612th Air Communications Squadron by Tech. Sgt. Nathan Weisbeck at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Jan. 14. Kelly, who assumed his current role Nov. 19, was on his first visit to 12th AF (AFSOUTH) which serves as the air arm of USSOUTHCOM. As part of 12th AF (AFSOUTH), the 612th ACOMS provides communications support and deployable communications capabilities for U.S. forces working in the Caribbean, Central America and South America. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Justin Brockhoff / Released)

Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, U.S. Southern Command commander, is briefed on the mission of the 612th Air Communications Squadron by Tech. Sgt. Nathan Weisbeck at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Jan. 14. Kelly, who assumed his current role Nov. 19, was on his first visit to 12th AF (AFSOUTH) which serves as the air arm of USSOUTHCOM. As part of 12th AF (AFSOUTH), the 612th ACOMS provides communications support and deployable communications capabilities for U.S. forces working in the Caribbean, Central America and South America. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Justin Brockhoff / Released)

Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, U.S. Southern Command commander, talks with U.S. Army Col. David Ell, 1st Battlefield Coordination Detachment commander, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Jan. 14. Kelly, who assumed his current role Nov. 19, was on his first visit to 12th AF (AFSOUTH) which serves as the air arm of USSOUTHCOM. The 1st BCD is U.S. Army South's liaison element to 12th AF (AFSOUTH), and is charged with processing ground force requests for air support and providing an exchange of current operational and intelligence data between USSOUTHCOM’s Army and Air Force components. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Justin Brockhoff / Released)

Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, U.S. Southern Command commander, talks with U.S. Army Col. David Ell, 1st Battlefield Coordination Detachment commander, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Jan. 14. Kelly, who assumed his current role Nov. 19, was on his first visit to 12th AF (AFSOUTH) which serves as the air arm of USSOUTHCOM. The 1st BCD is U.S. Army South's liaison element to 12th AF (AFSOUTH), and is charged with processing ground force requests for air support and providing an exchange of current operational and intelligence data between USSOUTHCOM’s Army and Air Force components. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Justin Brockhoff / Released)

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