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

Nov. 5, 2007

JTF-Bravo deploys to support Tropical Storm Noel relief in Dominican Republic

 A team of 19 Airmen and Soldiers and two helicopters from Joint Task Force Bravo departed here Nov. 5 heading for the Dominican Republic to assist with recovery efforts in the wake of Tropical Storm Noel. The 19 servicemembers and two UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters were loaded on a C-5 Galaxy from the New York Air National Guard this morning and will

Nov. 2, 2007

Slingload mission anything but routine, makes JTF-Bravo history

A Humvee loaded with all the equipment to set up a mobile operating room is not an especially unusual sight on Soto Cano Air Base. However, the same Humvee dangling beneath an Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter at 1,000 feet tends to turn a few heads, seeing as it's never been done here. Oct. 31 marked a milestone in Joint Task Force-Bravo history, when

Oct. 31, 2007

It’s alive: Airman builds ‘Frankenstein’s monster’

In the spirit of Halloween, one Airman here built his very own version of "Frankenstein's monster." Air Force Tech. Sgt. Robert Russell, the chief engineer for Armed Forces Network Honduras, is somewhat of a computer guru. When his wife called and said she needed a new computer, he combined his know-how, spare parts, cardboard and a few dabs of

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