Marine take charge at Southcom

  • US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta sits with General Martin Dempsey, General Douglas Fraser and the new Commander of the Southern Command General John Kelly, Nov. 19, 2012. General Kelly replaced General Fraser as the Commander of the Southern Command in Doral. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Air Force Gen. Douglas Fraser gave Marine Gen. John Kelly the flag in a ceremony at the United States Southern Command on Nov. 19, 2012. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Chilean Lt Gen Guillermo Porcile attended the Nov. 19, 2012 ceremony where Marine Gen. John Kelly took charge of Southern Command. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • General Douglas Fraser, right, hugs General John Kelly at the ceremony to give Kelly command of the Southern Command Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • General Douglas Fraser shakes hands with General John Kelly, right, at the ceremony to give Kelly command of the Southern Command Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. CHARLES TRAINOR JR / MIAMI HERALD STAFF