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Sept. 17, 2021

Haitian-born Black Hawk pilot supports JTF-Haiti earthquake relief efforts

U.S. Army Capt. Alix Idrache, a pilot and future operations planner with the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-B), based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, mobilized in support of Joint Task Force-Haiti (JTF-Haiti) to deliver much-needed aid as rapidly as possible to victims of the recent 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Haiti, Aug. 15-Sept. 9. 

Sept. 16, 2021

571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron, JTF-Bravo train together on lifesaving skills with Honduran military

A team with the 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron (MSAS), based out of Travis Air Force Base, California, and Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-B) trained on elements of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) with Honduran military personnel, August 2-6.

Sept. 9, 2021

JTF-Bravo strengthens partnerships in Central America through disaster response exchange

Joint Task Force-Bravo, based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, conducted a disaster response subject matter expert exchange with emergency response representatives from Panama, Costa Rica and El Salvador, Aug 30 - Sept 9. 

Sept. 9, 2021

Department of the Air Force releases reports on Racial Disparity Review update, second disparity review

The Department of the Air Force released a progress update on the Inspector General Independent Racial Disparity Review and a second disparity review report Sept. 9.

Sept. 7, 2021

U.S., Honduran military, and cultural heritage experts partner for unique exchange

Service members with Joint Task Force-Bravo, representatives from Blue Shield International, the Virginia Museum of Natural History, the Honduran Institute of Anthropology (HIA) and Honduran military forces partnered for a unique and first of its kind subject matter expert exchange, Aug. 23-26, to learn how to identify cultural heritage sites in the department of Olancho.

Sept. 7, 2021

U.S., Central American firefighters train for fire emergencies together

U.S. Air Force firefighters with the 612th Air base Squadron, based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, hosted another iteration of CENTAM SMOKE, a five-day multinational firefighting training exercise August 23-27.

Aug. 20, 2021

JTF-Bravo deploys all assets to Haiti in support of humanitarian efforts after earthquake

Joint Task Force-Bravo Forward utilized all eight helicopter assets and conducted humanitarian aid missions in Port-au-Prince, Les Cayes, and Annete, Haiti, Aug. 19, in support of disaster relief operations for the people affected by the recent earthquake. 

Aug. 17, 2021

JTF-Bravo assets arrive at forward operating location for USSOUTHCOM disaster assistance to Haiti

Two U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook and two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters with the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, Joint Task Force-Bravo, based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, arrived at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in support of disaster relief operations for Haiti, August 16.

Aug. 16, 2021

JTF-Bravo deploys assets in support of USSOUTHCOM disaster assistance to Haiti

At the request of U.S. Southern Command, service members assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo, Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, will deploy to Haiti in support of relief efforts and deliver critical supplies to the people of Haiti who were affected by the recent earthquake on Aug. 14, 2021. 

Aug. 16, 2021

U.S. Southern Command supports U.S. disaster assistance to Haiti

A team of 14 military personnel assigned to a U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) Situational Awareness Team (SSAT) arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Aug. 15, where they will work with U.S. government diplomatic and disaster-assistance personnel assessing the situation in areas impacted by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, Aug. 14.