July 22, 2008

JTF-Bravo unit, IAAFA volunteer at local orphanage

More than 40 volunteers from Joint Task Force-Bravo, the 1-228th Aviation Regiment and the Inter-American Air Force Academy NCO Course visited a local orphanage July 19 to spend time with the children and have a cookout. The original plan of events for the day was to play some games with the children, have a cookout and plant corn in the field next

July 18, 2008

JTF-Bravo assists charity organization in remote Honduran area

Joint Task Force-Bravo officials, along with the Air Force helped a charity organization in the remote area of the Moskito Coast, Honduras, July 17 with storage and transportation of donated items from the United States. The Norma I. Love Foundation received the donated items, which were transported on a space-available flight from Charleston Air

July 17, 2008

JTF-Bravo participates in base-wide exercise

Members from nearly every agency at Joint Task Force-Bravo participated in a base-wide exercise July 10. The exercise was designed to test base personnel to perform multiple tasks. The tasks included were anti-terrorism, force protection and a mass casualty, said Capt. Justin Rex, J35 Plans and Exercise officer. To allow for a mass casualty a bus

July 10, 2008

JTF-Bravo Medical Element teaches trauma course at annual Honduran medical conference

Members from the Joint Task Force Bravo Medical Element presented a medical trauma refresher and trauma simulations to more than 200 Honduran medical professionals at an annual medical conference in the Honduran capital July 8. Medical officials from all over Honduras converged on the capital city for the day-long medical conference covering

July 1, 2008

Picacho villagers receive goods delivered via JTF-Bravo Chapel Hike

More than 60 Joint Task Force Bravo personnel trekked seven and a half miles up steep mountain roads and trails near Comayagua, Honduras, to deliver goods to people living in a remote mountaintop village. Participating in a monthly Chapel Hike, the JTF-Bravo hikers carried 163 bags of food in backpacks, rucksacks and duffel bags. They also loaded

June 27, 2008

JTF-Bravo moves forward with new commander

Army Col. Richard Juergens took command of Joint Task Force-Bravo from Army Col. Marcus De Oliveira during a ceremony here June 27. "I am proud and humbled to command this great team," Colonel Juergens said. "The command and our Honduran partners have a great history of working together to respond to disasters and medical emergencies and help

June 26, 2008

Honduran fire inspectors, investigators visit Joint Task Force-Bravo

For the first time, Joint Task Force-Bravo fire department personnel are providing a subject matter expert exchange for fire inspectors and investigators which may lead to a uniform system of fire prevention in Honduras. Twelve fire inspectors and investigators from various cities and towns throughout Honduras are here taking part in the June 24-27

June 23, 2008

Joint Task Force-Bravo erects solicitation board at main gate

Finding out what contracts are available with the U.S. military at Soto Cano just got easier for local people and businesses interested in doing business with the U.S. government. The U.S. Department of Defense contracting office at Soto Cano recently erected a "solicitations board" at the Honduran Air Base's main entry gate. The board advertises