Who We Are


Joint Task Force-Bravo

Located at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, JTF-Bravo out competes adversaries; organizes multilateral exercises in cooperation with partner nations and other US Agencies; and supports countering transnational organized crime, humanitarian assistance/disaster relief, and defense institution building to promote regional cooperation and security in Central America.

JTF-Bravo conducts and supports joint operations, activities, and investments throughout the joint operational area, maintaining a forward presence to enhance regional security, stability, and cooperation in support of the SOUTHCOM Commander’s Campaign Plan.





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JTFB Leadership
COL John D. Litchfield, Commander    COL Steven Gventer


      CSM Eduardo Fernandez







Our motto:
"Progress through Unity."




Mission and Tasks


JTF-Bravo conducts and enables SOUTHCOM OAIs across all domains, in support of USG agencies and partner nations in the CENTAM JOA, to enhance regional security and defend the U.S. homeland and national interests.  On order, JTF-B will deploy for crisis response as directed by USSOUTHCOM within the AOR.


Key Tasks


  • Operate a forward operating site capable of day/night airfield operations
  • Expeditionary capabilities
  • Conduct Foreign humanitarian assistance and disaster relief
  • Support and enable component theater campaign efforts, to include SOF  
  • Support operational access and combined/multilateral exercises
  • Plan and conduct operations in support of U.S. law enforcement agencies
  • Facilitate the Central America Community of Interest