President Abinader meets with US Southern Commander


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Feb 20, 2019

President Luis Abinader met with US Army General Laura J. Richardson, the commander of the US Southern Command, when both attended the 61st promotion of cadets of the Dominican Army at the Batalla de las Carreras Military Academy on Tuesday, 29 November 2022. 35 cadets graduated as part of the promotion.

General Richardson is in the Dominican Republic, coinciding with the 2022 humanitarian mission of the USNS Comfort hospital ship that is docked in Santo Domingo through 5 December 2022.

The ship arrived to the Dominican Republic after completing similar missions in Honduras, Guatemala and Colombia. From the Dominican Republic, the USNS Comfort will continue on to Haiti.

During the meeting with General Ricahrdson at the military academy, President Abinader was accompanied by Defense Minister, Lieutenant General Carlos Luciano Díaz Morfa; Army...

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