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Aug. 16, 2022

U.S. Defense Department Partners with Belizean Surgeons for Medical Missions in Belize

A U.S. military surgical team with United States Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) Joint Task Force (JTF)-Bravo based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, will conduct a humanitarian surgical mission in Dangriga and Belmopan from August 15-27. This joint effort by U.S. Armed Forces medical professionals and the Belizean government is part of SOUTHCOM’s Global Health Engagements initiative.

Aug. 11, 2022

USAF, multinational partners train for fire emergencies in Honduras

Firefighters with the 612th Air Base Squadron, a unit under the 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern), the air force component of the United States Southern Command, will host a new iteration of exercise CENTAM SMOKE, a biannual training exercise to enhance firefighting and rescue capabilities, August 8 – 12 at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

Aug. 3, 2022

HEART 22 impactful first week

Thirty-two U.S. soldiers and airmen launched the inaugural U.S. Southern Command Health Engagements Assistance Response Team (HEART) 2022 operation in Tegucigalpa, Honduras July 18, 2022.

Aug. 3, 2022

Strengthening partnerships before the storm

U.S. military and civilian personnel from Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-Bravo), a unit under the U.S. Southern Command (U.S. SOUTHCOM) based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, the U.S. Agency for International Development Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance (USAID/BHA), integrated efforts with the Salvadoran Armed Forces and Civil Protection System during Sentinel Watch, a combined training exercise to build disaster response readiness, 27-28 July.

July 28, 2022

Monkeypox declared public health emergency: What Airmen and Guardians need to know

The World Health Organization declared monkeypox a public health emergency on July 23. With more than 4,000 cases in the United States, Airmen and Guardians should know the risks and how to stay safe.

July 21, 2022

1-228th Aviation Regiment and U.S. Navy build Central American support capability

U.S. Army pilots and crew assigned to the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment (1-228), Joint Task Force-Bravo completed deck landing qualifications with the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Billings (LCS 15) off the coast of El Salvador, July 15 and 16, 2022.