Training

This section of "Just the Facts" details U.S. training of military, police and a small number of civilian personnel from Latin America and the Caribbean. The database covers 1999 to the present.

Trainee Data

Browse data about trainees from Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • U.S. military and police trainees by country: View numbers of U.S. training recipients from each country in the region. Clicking on a country's name will reveal more detail; clicking further will reveal data about courses, training locations, and recipient units.
  • U.S. military and police trainees by program: View numbers of U.S. training recipients in the region via 19 different assistance programs. Clicking on a program's name will reveal more detail; clicking further will reveal data about courses, training locations, and recipient units.
  • U.S. Institutions that Provide Training: View U.S. military facilities that offer training to Latin American and Caribbean personnel. Clicking on a training facility's name will reveal more detail; clicking further will reveal data about courses and recipient units.
  • Training Outside the United States: View listings of training that U.S. personnel offer within the region. Clicking on a training unit's name will reveal more detail; clicking further will reveal data about courses and recipient units.

Training Search

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Quick Data

U.S. military and police trainees by country | Country or region (trainees since 1999)
  • Colombia (56,364)
  • Bolivia (9,556)
  • Mexico (5,523)
  • Ecuador (4,946)
  • El Salvador (4,237)
  • Peru (4,107)
  • Honduras (3,909)
  • Argentina (3,350)
  • Chile (3,218)
  • Venezuela (2,657)
  • Dominican Republic (2,330)
  • Paraguay (2,259)
  • Panama (1,962)
  • Uruguay (1,772)
  • Jamaica (1,726)
  • Costa Rica (1,485)
  • Brazil (1,454)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (1,314)
  • Guatemala (1,149)
  • Belize (1,112)

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U.S. military and police trainees by program | Aid program (trainees since 1999)
  • Section 1004 Counter-Drug Assistance (58,067)
  • International Military Education and Training (24,999)
  • International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement (6,897)
  • Misc Dept of State / Dept of Defense Non-Security Assistance (6,342)
  • Non-Security Assistance - Unified Command (6,060)
  • Foreign Military Financing (4,897)
  • Foreign Military Sales (4,320)
  • Counter-Terrorism Fellowship Program (3,262)
  • Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (2,836)
  • Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Coast Guard Activities (875)
  • Emergency Drawdowns (421)
  • Professional Military Exchanges (268)
  • Exchange Training (199)
  • Service Academies (177)
  • Aviation Leadership Program (90)
  • Enhanced International Peacekeeping Capabilities (85)
  • MAP (Now Unused) (30)
  • Africa Center for Strategic Studies (8)
  • Asia-Pacific Center (4)

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Institutions that provide training in the United States | Facility (trainees since 1998)
  • Inter-American Air Forces Academy (6,289)
  • Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (5,746)
  • Coast Guard Training Center (2,632)
  • Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (2,325)
  • Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School (1,269)
  • Army Aviation Center (1,247)
  • 12th Flying Training Wing (1,164)
  • Defense Language Institute English Language Center (918)
  • Army Aviation Logistics School (706)
  • Security Assistance Training Field Activity (470)
  • Naval Post-Graduate School (451)
  • Air Force Air University (303)
  • Army Command and General Staff College (257)
  • JFK Special Warfare Center (251)
  • Army Engineer School (203)
  • Army Infantry School (171)
  • Naval War College (147)
  • Army Medical Department Center and School (142)
  • Army Logistics Management College (135)
  • Advanced Electronics Technical Core School (134)

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Training occurring outside the United States | Trainers (trainees since 1998)
  • 7th Special Forces Group (9,352)
  • 7th Special Forces Group, 16 SOW (2,400)
  • 7th Special Forces Group (A) (2,112)
  • II MEF (1,235)
  • 7th Special Forces Group (A), 96th CA, 4th PsyOp, 112th Signal, 528th Spt Bn (800)
  • 12th Special Forces Group (A) (797)
  • 11th Special Forces Group (A) (560)
  • 2/20 Special Forces Group (560)
  • 10th Special Forces Group (A) (557)
  • 8th Special Forces Group (A) (510)
  • 9th Special Forces Group (A) (510)
  • 7th Special Forces Group (A), 96th CA BN, 12th AF, 4th PSYOPBN, 112th SIGNAL BN, 16th SOW, USAOC (500)
  • Naval Post-Graduate School (380)
  • Contractor-Lockheed Martin (345)
  • SBU-22 Seal Team 4 (345)
  • Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (342)
  • HOSNAVACA HOSNAVCAMP HOSNAVCHET HOSNAVGUAY HOSNAVMANZ HOSNAVSALC HOSNAVTAMP HOSNAVTLAN HOSNAVVER HOSP.NAV.ACAP. I.O.P. INST. LOGIS. MINA NAVMAN PEMEX, (318)
  • 1/20 Special Forces Group, 16 SOW, 23 STS, 720 STG, 25 IS (300)
  • 7th Special Forces Group 16th SOW/15 SOS (300)
  • SBU-22, SEAL TEAM 4, NSWG-2/NS (300)

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