Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio met with General Douglas Fraser, Commander of U.S. Southern Command, this morning in his Senate office. Southern Command is headquartered in Miami, Florida, where General Fraser is responsible for all Department of Defense security cooperation in the nations and territories of Central and South America and the Caribbean.
During their meeting, Senator Rubio and General Fraser discussed the importance of maintaining stability in the region and the General’s role in that effort. Topics also discussed included efforts to counter illicit trafficking, new governments in Brazil and Colombia, and Venezuelan influence in South America.