Secretary of Defense Ash Carter installed Adm. Kurt Tidd as commander of the U.S. Southern Command on Thursday, saying the man now responsible for U.S. military operations from land to sea in Latin America and the Caribbean comes to the job with "one of the most distinguished pedigrees in the Navy." Jose A. Iglesias jiglesias@miamiherald.com
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter installed Adm. Kurt Tidd as commander of the U.S. Southern Command on Thursday, saying the man now responsible for U.S. military operations from land to sea in Latin America and the Caribbean comes to the job with "one of the most distinguished pedigrees in the Navy." Jose A. Iglesias jiglesias@miamiherald.com

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