Deputy Commander John E. Poast III
United States Air Force
Colonel John E. Poast III is the Deputy
Commander of Special Operations Command South. SOCSOUTH plans and executes
special operations in Latin America and the Caribbean in support of the
Commander, US Southern Command.
CMDCM Geoffrey P. Steffee
United States Navy
Master Chief Steffee
reported to Special Operations Command South in October 2012. Prior to
being selected as the SOCSOUTH Senior Enlisted Leader, he was the SOCSOUTH J3
and Navy Element Senior Enlisted Advisor. more
CAPT Stephen Grzeszczak
Captain Grzeszczak is
a 1986 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and was commissioned as an
Ensign through the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps. After completion
of Surface Warfare Officer's School and Communications Officer's School, he
reported onboard the U.S.S. Preble (DDG-46).
CW5 Brian F. Masterson
United States Army
CW5 Brian F.
Masterson is a native of Lewistown, Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the
United States Army when he was 18 years old on 10 June 1985 as an infantryman.