JTF-Bravo is composed of approximately 600 U.S. military members from the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps. The U.S. forces on base are divided into various units, all of which support the JTF-Bravo commander. The units are the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment; the 612th Air Base Squadron; Joint Security Forces; Army Forces Battalion and the Medical Element.
The 1-228th is an Army aviation unit that has both UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters. The unit flies missions supporting counter-narcotics operations, aero-medical evacuation and humanitarian assistance missions.
The 612th ABS is an Air Force unit responsible for maintenance and support of the airfield, which has the largest runway in Honduras. The 612th ABS shares air traffic control duties with Honduran authorities.
JSF is responsible for law enforcement, security and force protection for U.S. government personnel, facilities, equipment and resources on Soto Cano Air Base.
ARFOR conducts and supports humanitarian assistance; personnel recovery; counter narcotics training; and combined, joint and interagency operations and training such as airborne operations.
MEDEL provides health service and support for U.S. forces stationed at Soto Cano from basic to trauma care, and maintains a Mobile Surgical Team capable of conducting basic surgeries in remote conditions.
In addition to each unit's primary tasks, every unit partners with Central American countries to conduct joint training and exercises.