April 28, 2008

U.S. civilian leaders visit JTF-Bravo

Forty-nine civilian leaders visited Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, April 24 to get a glimpse into the Joint Task Force-Bravo mission and a taste of what life is like at a joint base in Central America. The civilian leaders were participants in the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, a program sponsored by the Secretary of Defense for civilian

April 22, 2008

Annual dental exercise relieves Honduran children’s dental problems

A U.S. military dental readiness training exercises (DETRETE) at Catholic University's dental school in Tegucigalpa April 7-19 examined and treated more than 250 local children who otherwise rarely have an opportunity sit in a dentist's chair. For the last eight years dentists and dental technicians from throughout the U.S. have come to Honduras

April 18, 2008

JTF-Bravo troops visit Honduran Military Training Academy

A joint group of U.S. Airmen and Soldiers gained insight of their host nation's Honduran Military Training Academy, the educational institution which prepares candidates for service in the Honduran Army. The day's agenda began with Honduran Academy staff explaining the institutions history, mission and vision followed by JTF-Bravo personnel shared

April 14, 2008

Surgical urology focus of latest medical readiness exercise

For 11 consecutive years, U.S. military urology surgeons have packed their bags and travelled to Honduras to help alleviate medical problems experienced by men and women, young and old. Working out of Hospital Escuela in Tegucigalpa, March 28-April 13 the 11-person team made up of personnel from Brooke and Madigan Army Medical Centers and has

April 10, 2008

U.S., Honduran Army Engineers Create an Equation for Success

Consider it creative math: Three units + two nations = One purpose. The three units are the 672nd, 756th, and 1430th Engineer Companies, groups of National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers from Missoula, Montana; Ceiba, Puerto Rico; and Marquette, Michigan, respectively. The ranks of these citizen-Soldiers include master electricians, welders,

April 9, 2008

Honduras, JTF-Bravo medical professionals gather, share skills

More than 35 Honduran doctors, nurses and emergency medical personnel converged at Hospital Militar Luis Alonso Discua for an exchange of information with Joint Task Force-Bravo medical personnel. During the exchange, U.S. personnel explained emergency protocol that may assist the Hondurans with creating standardized emergency guidelines.