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Oct. 22, 2019

Civil Affairs Team medic positively impacts life of local child

I am part of Civil Affairs Team 4361, a detachment of Joint Task Force-Bravo at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, that visited the Jardin de Ninos Roman Villeda school in the rural town of La Labor, Ocotepeque Department June 19 to conduct an assessment and deliver humanitarian assistance.

Aug. 27, 2019

JTF-Bravo donates equipment, supports fight against dengue in Comayagua

Joint Task Force Bravo, with support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), delivered a donation of supplies valued at $ 15,000 to the Comayagua Department of Health in support of local efforts to counter the dengue epidemic.

Aug. 19, 2019

Joining forces maintain operability, provide medical care

Soldiers with the U.S. Army Reserve assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo conducted a Medical Readiness Training Exercise with Honduran military counterparts in the Atlántida department, Honduras, to provide basic medical services at local schools in the Frutera, Saladito and Boca del Toro villages, August 6 – 8.

July 15, 2019

U.S., Honduran health services battle disease in Honduran mountain community

Joint Task Force Bravo in concurrence with the Honduran Ministry of Health conducted a medical investigation into a possible disease outbreak, July 9 and 10, at La Libertad in the district of Comayagua, Honduras. Members of JTF-B’s Medical Element (MEDEL) examined the area of La Libertad to determine how and where the disease, Leishmaniasis, was spreading in the community and provide any recommendations that may stop infection.

April 30, 2019

HONDURAN LEADERSHIP VISITS SOTO CANO

More than 30 representatives and senior leaders from different military and civilian Honduran organizations visited Soto Cano Air Base during Leader’s Day, April 26, 2019.

April 16, 2019

JTF-B burns cultural barriers during CENTAM SMOKE

Firefighters from five Central American countries and Joint Task Force - Bravo participated in Central America Sharing Mutual Operational Knowledge and Experiences (CENTAM SMOKE) exercise, from April 8 - 12, here. CENTAM SMOKE, a biannual event hosted by the 612th Air Base Squadron, brought together fire fighters from Honduras, Costa Rica, Belize, Guatemala and El Salvador to train with U.S. Air Force members as well as develop bonds and understandings of one another’s culture with team building training.

Dec. 12, 2018

JTF-B representatives attend Artillery Day

Joint Task Force-Bravo representatives assigned to the Army Forces Battalion attended Artillery Day with their Honduran counterparts at Zambrano, Dec. 4.

Nov. 30, 2018

U.S. Soldiers assist San Pedro Sula ER, OR

Soldiers assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element and Regional Health Command began assisting a San Pedro Sula hospital in late November.

Aug. 4, 2017

U.S. Army readiness, humanitarian mission go hand in hand

A team of U.S. Army medical personnel from Brooke Army Medical Center participated in a training exercise in Hospital Escuela and Hospital Maria in Tegucigalpa, Honduras from July 19 – 27, performing complex trauma surgical procedures in a resource limited environment with logistical support from Joint Task Force-Bravo.

Feb. 21, 2017

US, Honduran military compete in All-Star soccer match

The Honduran Air Force and Joint Task Force-Bravo’s soccer teams came together for a friendly game