JTF-Bravo participates in PANAMAX ‘09
USS MESA VERDE, Gulf of Mexico — Air department chock and chainers race to secure an Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter, assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo, to the flight deck during flight quarters aboard the amphibious dock transport ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) Sept. 15. Mesa Verde is underway for Fuerzas Alidas (FA) PANAMAX 2009. FA PANAMAX is an annual U.S. Southern Command joint and multi-national training exercise tailored to the defense of the Panama Canal, involving civil and military forces from around the world. (U.S. Navy photo/Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Patrick Grieco).

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