Jan. 22, 2008

Military Working Dog teams assist with local security missions

It's a simple, age-old act of classical conditioning--the dog finds what the master desires and the dog is rewarded. In the case of Tommy, a three-year-old Belgian Malinoise assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo Joint Security Forces, the softball-sized round rubber toy is about all the reward he needs During a recent evaluation, Tommy is released by

Jan. 14, 2008

Joint environment provides new training, new opportunities for servicemembers

Long deployments to operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and other locations around the globe are steadily becoming more and more common for today's military. As such, Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines often find themselves working together to accomplish tasks which may not necessarily be associated with their regular duties at their home stations.

Jan. 7, 2008

JTF-Bravo completes series of hikes to deliver food to villages

Damp weather didn't dampen the spirits of more than 50 servicemembers who hiked seven miles to deliver food and toys to villagers in El Volcan, Honduras, Jan 5. The hike was the last in a series of five planned by the Joint Task Force-Bravo chaplain, Air Force Chaplain (Capt.) Chad Bellamy. "This all started out with a couple of people talking

Jan. 2, 2008

Air Force cartoonist continues strip, publishes book while deployed

It's hard being only a figment of someone's imagination. Just ask Air Force 1st Lt. Kenneth Dahl, an F-15 fighter pilot with the imaginary 809th Fighter Squadron. Lieutenant Dahl, call sign "Barbie," is the star of the online web comic Air Force Blues, and a hero, of sorts, to his Internet following. The fictional fighter jock is the creation of

Jan. 2, 2008

Civil Military Operations delivers hand-crank wheelchairs to Miskito Coast

A Civil Military Operations team from Joint Task Force-Bravo delivered 100 donated wheelchairs to disabled villagers here Dec. 28.The wheelchairs were donated to isolated villages along the Miskito Coast of Honduras. The Alabama non-profit organization Missions Unlimited contacted the U.S. Agency for International Development to coordinate the