CENTAM SMOKE, enhancing regional emergency and firefighting capabilities
A group of central American firefighters observe how a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter disperses water from a bambi bucket to control wild fires. Joint Task Force-Bravo hosted 29 firefighters from Honduras, Guatemala, Panama, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Nicaragua at Soto Cano Air Base, from August 21 to 25, 2017 for the Central America Sharing Mutual Operational Knowledge and Experiences exercise known as CENTAM SMOKE.