June 20, 2008

Wilford Hall team treats ENT patients in Honduras

A 14-person medical team from Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, completed a two-week readiness training mission in Honduras June 19 after performing numerous ear, nose and throat procedures. The surgical team accomplished 240 patient evaluations and more than 40 surgeries, and the team of two audiologists performed more than 160

June 5, 2008

Army doctors, nurses get an experience of a lifetime

U.S. Army doctors and nurses give all the help they can to local hospital patients in Comayagua, Honduras A U.S. Army rotational medical team, supporting Beyond the Horizon,  worked in the Comayagua hospital of Santa Theresa since arrival, said Lt. Col. Steven Romiti, a doctor with the 399th Combat Support Hospital from Pittsburgh. The members of

June 5, 2008

DENTAC Soldiers give tooth fairy a run for her money

Honduran children went in with their mouths wide-opened, braving the drills and needles, as Dental Activity Soldiers from different units provided care for them this week at a local Lions Club as part of Operation Beyond the Horizon 2008. More than 50 children had the opportunity to sit and lay back in a dental chair for cleanings, root canals,

June 5, 2008

Civil Affairs Soldiers offer funds, hope to small church

Soldiers from the 478th Civil Affairs Battalion, based in Miami, donated money to help furnish a church with books and other supplies, May 30. The Iglesia Luz de Salvacion is a small church but has more than 50 members, and the pastor, Maria Arsenia Rodriguez Molina, was grateful to the Soldiers for all their efforts in support of her worship

June 4, 2008

Future Army engineers intern in Honduras

Cadets from the U.S. Military Academy's engineering department are here learning first-hand how Army engineering capabilities support national interests abroad. The cadets are participating in the Academy's Academic Individual Advanced Development, a program similar to summer internships. The cadets gain valuable, real-world experience through the

May 30, 2008

Joint Task Force-Bravo Airmen fill unique positions

Since most Air Force air traffic control tower operations around the world are performed on Air Force air bases, English is the language spoken. However, there are always exceptions, and Soto Cano Air Base is one of them. Because Joint Task Force-Bravo is a guest on this Honduran air force base, the Air Force is required to provide tower

May 29, 2008

Walter Reed ENT surgeons provide care for Hondurans during MEDRETE

A medical team from Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., was here May 17-28 performing specialized ear surgeries on 55 Hondurans at Hospital Leonardo Martinez V. The visiting U.S. military surgeons and support staff, assisted by cadre from the Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element and Honduran surgeons and medical staff, were part of

May 20, 2008

Joint law enforcement education exchanges enhance partnership

An active duty Airman and four Army National Guardsmen from Puerto Rico worked with more than 24 local police academy cadets ensuring top-notch law enforcement procedures are used in the future on the streets of Honduras May 15-16. The two-day subject matter exchange between the National Police Academy cadets from La Paz and Joint Task

May 19, 2008

612th ABS hosts children from local orphanage at Soto Cano

The 612th Air Base Squadron hosted an Orphanage Kids' Day here May 18, complete with games, swimming, lunch and piñatas. About 40 volunteers from the squadron came out to make sure children from the Hogar de Guadalupe Orphanage in El Conejo, Honduras, had a carefree-day of fun and activities."Every year we try to get the kids from our orphanage