Dec. 4, 2007

American, Honduran military leadership take ‘camaraderie walk’

SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras - For 25 years United States servicemembers assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo have worked side by side with the Honduran military toward the successful completion of their various missions. The cooperative efforts of the two nations have forged a working relationship that is evident in almost every office, workshop and

Nov. 29, 2007

MWR office provides entertainment for remote troops during holidays

Even though the temperatures are still hovering around the mid-80s, the winter holiday season has arrived at Joint Task Force-Bravo. Typically, around this time of year the Morale, Welfare and Recreation office increases the amount of special events it offers to servicemembers stationed here, said Rachel Nicholls, services branch manager. "We know

Nov. 28, 2007

Local leaders get first-hand look at Soto Cano

Approximately 30 leaders from throughout Honduras visited here Nov. 27 to gain a better understanding of Joint Task Force-Bravo's mission and capabilities. The annual event brought together not only Honduran government leaders, but also representatives from the U.S. Embassy, World Food Program and the U.S. Agency for International Development. "It

Nov. 20, 2007

JTF-Bravo servicemembers bring Thanksgiving to Honduran village

Approximately 70 people from Joint Task Force Bravo made a five-and-half-mile hike up Comayagua Mountain to bring a Thanksgiving-sized feast of more than 600 pounds of food to villagers in La Sampedrana Nov. 17. The hike was the third in a series of five planned by Air Force Chaplain (Capt.) Chad Bellamy and the longest one to date. Army Spc.

Nov. 14, 2007

MEDEL conducts mission in El Salvador

The Medical Element from Joint Task Force-Bravo conducted a medical readiness training exercise here Nov. 5-6 and provided medical care for 2,690 El Salvadorans. The team of 17 medical personnel departed Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, aboard two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters. Upon arrival, they were greeted by the El Salvadoran Ministry of Health and

Nov. 14, 2007

Rashes to rotors: Air Force medics augment deployed Army aviation team

The purpose of a joint task force is to bring members of various branches of the armed forces with different occupational specialties together to achieve a common goal. When 21 servicemembers from Joint Task Force-Bravo at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, deployed to the Dominican Republic Nov. 5 to assist the island nation recover after being hit by

Nov. 14, 2007

Flexibility, teamwork key to MEDEL rapid deployment ability

A team of medical personnel from Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, set up a makeshift clinic in a school here to provide medical relief to the local population Nov. 13. The mission was the last of seven Expeditionary Medical Liaison Team visits to villages across the Dominican Republic following a United States Army South-led relief effort for regions

Nov. 12, 2007

U.S., Dominican forces deliver food, medicine to remote villages

A team of servicemembers from the United States and the Dominican Republic delivered more than 4,900 pounds of provisions to villages in the south-central region of the country Nov. 11. The deliveries were part of an ongoing Tropical Storm Noel relief effort led by U.S. Army South, which began delivering food, blankets and medical supplies to the

Nov. 11, 2007

JTF-Bravo medics provide care in Dominican Republic

Two Expeditionary Medical Liaison Teams from Joint Task Force-Bravo deployed 19 servicemembers to the villages of Paya and Valdesia in the Dominican Republic Nov. 10. The EMLTs set up makeshift clinics in the towns where local citizens could receive preventative medical advice, prescription medicine and physician consults if necessary. Overall,

Nov. 9, 2007

American servicemembers in Dominican Republic prepare for medical mission

United States military members deployed to the Dominican Republic to assist the island nation recover from Tropical Storm Noel are gearing up for a new, more focused mission. A team of 13 servicemembers from Joint Task Force-Bravo's Medical Element, based at Soto Cano Air base, Honduras, arrived the evening of Nov. 8 to provide medical care to