March 7, 2008

Maintainers focus on corrosion, keeping JTF-Bravo assets flying

A two person team from Redstone Arsenal, Ala., visited here March 3-7 to provide Soldiers and contractors with information on corrosion prevention on JTF-Bravo aircraft. The team, from PEO Aviation's Corrosion Prevention and Control Center of Excellence, offered educational outreach sessions intended to identify, prevent or slow down aircraft

Feb. 29, 2008

Joint Task Force-Bravo assists in local medical emergency

Joint Task Force-Bravo assisted a local hospital after a civilian truck transporting approximately 30 people rolled over outside Comayagua, Honduras, on Feb. 26. Four patients were transported from Hospital Santa Teresa in Comayagua to Soto Cano Air Base by the JTF-Bravo Medical Element team. They were stabilized and three transported by U.S.

Feb. 28, 2008

Military medical teams providing care in Honduras

A U.S. military medical team is deployed to Honduras for a two-week U.S. Southern Command-sponsored Medical Readiness Training Exercises Feb. 18-29. The 12-person joint ophthalmological eye surgery team is in its second week of providing ophthalmology services and has already conducted more than 70 surgeries. Although the team is provided free

Feb. 22, 2008

Joint Task Force – Bravo donates equipment to Honduran university

Joint Task Force-Bravo leaders recently donated photographic equipment to journalism students at Universitario Regional del Centro, Comayagua, Honduras. Air Force Lt. Col. Lawrence Ott, JTF-Bravo deputy commander, presented an assortment of lenses and digital and 35mm cameras to the students at a small ceremony prior to class. The students will use

Feb. 22, 2008

Firefighters exchange knowledge, experience

More than 30 Honduran military and civilian firefighters converged at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras for a subject matter expert exchange allowing both nation's firefighters to pass along experiences, knowledge and the latest in firefighting tactics, techniques and procedures Feb. 19-22. The exchange is a learning exposition for all the firefighters

Feb. 22, 2008

JTF-Bravo assists with school supply donation to local children

Joint Task Force-Bravo joined forces with a grass-roots organization from the United States to distribute needed supplies to local school children Feb. 19-21. Five representatives from the Give a Kid a Backpack organization in Florida and 15 volunteers from JTF-Bravo distributed more than 700 backpacks packed with school supplies to children at