About CAA


CAA LogoThe Conference of American Armies (CAA) was founded in 1960 as an Army Commanders International Organization in the Western Hemisphere. Today it operates independently under its own CAA by-laws approved by the all CAA member army commanders. 

The twenty two member armies of the CAA today are: Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Barbado, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jamaica,  Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad & Tobago, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.

The four observer armies of the CAA are:  Belize, Guyana, Suriname and Spain. Two international military organizations also enjoy observer status: the Conference of Central American Armed Forces and the Inter-American Defense Board.