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May 23, 2024

GHE brings humanitarian assistance and medical care to Guatemalans

A Global Health Engagement conducted by Joint Task Force-Bravo in conjunction with Guatemala’s State Partnership Program counterpart, the Arkansas National Guard’s 188th Wing, and the Guatemalan military, the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food, served communities in the remote villages near Livingston, Guatemala, May 13-16, 2024.

April 26, 2024

El Salvador sends the first female firefighter to participate in CENTAM SMOKE

A female firefighter from the Fire Department of El Salvador was the first to participate in CENTAM SMOKE at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, from April 22-26, 2024.

May 15, 2023

Keel Billed Toucan 2023 flexes JTF-Bravo's medical, aviation skills in Panama

More than 100 medics, aviators and support personnel assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo participated in the humanitarian assistance and disaster response (HA/DR) exercise Keel Billed Toucan 2023 in Panama, May 9, 2023.

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. 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 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.

June 13, 2022

Medical Readiness Training Exercise strengthens local partnerships and skills

As part of the U.S. Southern Command’s enduring partnership to Central America, Joint Task Force-Bravo executed a three-day Global Health Engagement in Comayagua, Honduras, June 1-3, working side by side with local military and Ministry of Health personnel.

June 13, 2022

Sentinel Watch prepares Guatemala and U.S. military for regional disasters

Personnel from Joint Task Force-Bravo, the U.S. Agency for International Development Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance (USAID/BHA), the Guatemalan National Coordination for Disaster Reduction (CONRED) and Guatemalan military representatives conducted a two-day humanitarian assistance and disaster relief tabletop exercise, Sentinel Watch, June 8-9.

June 13, 2022

Joint Task Force-Bravo Veterinary Team Nurture Animals and Partnerships

Part of the JTF-Bravo Veterinary Team’s mission is to add another skill to the already expansive knowledge of the Honduran and Guatemalan farmers by teaching them to provide veterinary services to their animals.

May 26, 2022

Honduran Secretary of Defense visits Soto Cano Air Base

Honduran Secretary of Defense José Manuel Zelaya visited Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, May 24 to know more about Joint Task Force-Bravo capabilities and how the U.S. military works with local forces and personnel on the Honduran installation.