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Department of Defense (DOD)
April 26, 2022

Department of Defense Team

The Department of Defense (DOD) Team at US Embassy Lima, engages the Ministry of Defense (MoD), Peruvian Military Joint Command and its components and services to serve the U.S. national defense interests. We engage professionally via national and theater directed programs and assets in support of maintaining and strengthening the Peruvian/U.S. partnership to efficiently promote both bilateral security and regional stability. We support U.S. Southern Command’s mission to deter aggression, defeat threats, rapidly respond to crises, and build regional capacity, working with our allies, partner nations, and U.S. government (USG) team members to enhance security and defend the U.S. homeland and our national interests. We one team composed of the Defense Attaché Office (DAO), the Security Cooperation Office which is also called the Military Assistance and Advisory Group (MAAG), the Force Protection Detachment (FPD), the Tactical Analysis Team (TAT), and the Special Operations Liaison Officer (SOLO).

The DOD Team serves as the primary liaison with Peruvian Ministry of Defense and Military in Peru.

Contact Information:

Senior Defense Official/Defense Attaché Office

Phone: 511-618-2431

Email: LimaDAO@state.gov

Related Links:

U.S. Department of Defense

U.S. Southern Command