U.S. Army Lt. Col. Brian Henderson, Joint Task Force-Bravo U.S. Southern Command Situational Assessment Team and U.S. Army Forces Battalion commander, discusses with Laura F. Doğu, Ambassador of the United States to Nicaragua, some of the capabilities of the S-SAT, which is a scalable element comprised of a team leader, civil military operations officer, air operations planer, engineer operations planner, logistics planner, communications planner, medical planner and force protection planner who provide critical information to governmental disaster response teams so they know what to expect and plan for when they arrive, May 17, 2016, Managua, Nicaragua. The JTF-Bravo S-SAT was invited to Nicaragua to demonstrate their ability to respond to a disaster situation and integrate with the U.S. Embassy, Managua, Community Emergency Response Team and the Nicaraguan National System for Prevention the Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, which is part of US AID, and Attention to Disasters (SINAPRED) to aid in the response and alleviate human suffering. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Capt. David Liapis)


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