Oct. 31, 2007

ARFOR Kid’s Day a blast for both kids, volunteers

Approximately 80 children from the Hogar Tierra Santa Orphanage in Comayagua were treated to games, swimming, a movie and lunch during the Army Forces Kid's Day here Oct. 27. Army Spc. Diana Schultz, who helped plan and execute the event, said approximately 40 servicemembers came out to volunteer their Saturday making sure the kids had the best

Oct. 29, 2007

CSI Honduras: JSF teaches crime scene processing to Honduran police

The Joint Security Forces unit here hosted 70 local police officers and police academy students Oct. 24 and 26 for a course on crime scene processing. The course is one in a series of classes taught this year, with other lessons involving handcuff procedures, high-risk traffic stops and riot control. Students consisted of police officers and

Oct. 24, 2007

JTF-Bravo convoy tests vehicle capabilities, identifies potential problems

Oct. 19, approximately 18 United States military vehicles travelled in a convoy between Soto Cano Air Base and the village of Lejamani for a routine maintenance exercise. The purpose of this training was to keep the vehicles in operation and identify any issues with the vehicles so they could be fixed, said Army Maj. Michael Angell. Air Force 1st

Oct. 24, 2007

JTF-Bravo Mobile Surgical Team practices setting up in limited visibility

Shortly after 9 p.m. Oct. 18, in the middle of a seemingly deserted field shrouded in darkness, a once-vacant spot of grass became home to a fully-functioning operating room, buzzing with life. Of course, anyone who happened to pass the spot where the OR stood probably wouldn't see a single thing. Under the cover of night, using little more than

Oct. 22, 2007

MEDEL provides care in Cuesta de la Virgen

Soldiers and Airmen from the Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element provided care here Oct. 19-20, with aid ranging from preventative medicine to dental procedures for seven nearby villages. This purpose of this Medical Readiness Training Mission, or MEDRETE, was to provide pharmacy supplies, preventive medicine education and general medical and

Oct. 22, 2007

JTF-Bravo completes second hike to deliver food to mountain village

Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen from Soto Cano Air Base completed the second in a series of five mountain hikes to deliver food here Oct. 20. The hike, rated as "physically challenging" by its organizers, took approximately four hours as the servicemembers navigated the steep terrain to the village at an estimated 4,950 feet above sea level. The group

Oct. 15, 2007

Miembros de la Fuerza de Tarea Conjunto Bravo traen comida a un pueblito en la montan~a de Comayagua

Grupo militar estadounidense exploraron la montan~a de Comayagua, lo que al principio se crei'a imposible de realizar. Esto se convirtio' en una excursio'n que fue denominada "Ma'ximo Poder" Adema's, de explorar el a'rea el grupo formado por aproximadamente 55 militares voluntarios, entregaron donaciones que consistieron en 450 libras en productos

Oct. 12, 2007

U.S. plays key role in Nicaraguan relief efforts

A team of U.S. servicemembers deployed here from Joint Task Force-Bravo in Honduras late last week and is continuing U.S. military support to international relief operations in Nicaragua in the wake of Hurricane Felix. Since U.S. military support began Sept. 5, troops have delivered more than 300,000 pounds of U.S. aid. In addition to the Joint