JCOC Participants Visit Cartagena, Colombia

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Participants of the 75th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference greet Colombian military naval officials during a cultural visit to Cartagena, Colombia, April 23, 2008. Sponsored by the Secretary of Defense, JCOC is reserved for American leaders interested in expanding their knowledge of the military and national defense. JCOC 75 participants will visit five countries, three forward operating locations, two naval bases and a Navy carrier in U.S. Southern Command’s area of responsibility from April 18-26. JCOC participants attend briefings by senior military and civilian officials followed by hands-on experience observing exercises and participating in training. They also interact with troops engaged in U.S. commercial, diplomatic, humanitarian and military interests around the globe. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald
  • Colombian military officials brief participants of the 75th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference during a visit to Cartagena, Colombia, April 23, 2008.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S Air Force Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald
  • Colombian naval hands who cleaned the ship's deck await participants of the 75th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference in Cartagena, Colombia, April 23, 2008.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald
  • Participants from the 75th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference tour Colombian military naval surface ships during a cultural visit to Cartagena, Colombia, April 23, 2008.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald
  • Participants of the 75th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference tour Colombian military naval surface ships during a cultural visit to Cartagena, Colombia, April 23, 2008.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald
  • Participants of the 75th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference tour Colombian military naval surface ships during a cultural visit to Cartagena, Colombia, April 23, 2008.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald
  • Participants of the 75th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference tour Colombian military naval surface ships during a cultural visit to Cartagena, Colombia, April 23, 2008.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald
  • Participants of the 75th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference tour Colombian military naval surface ships during a cultural visit to Cartagena, Colombia, April 23, 2008.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald
  • Participants of the 75th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference tour Colombian military naval surface ships during a cultural visit to Cartagena, Colombia, April 23, 2008.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald
  • Participants of the 75th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference tour downtown Cartagena during a cultural visit to Colombia, April 23, 2008.  Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kevin J. Gruenwald