CENTAM SMOKE, enhancing regional emergency and firefighting capabilities
Staff Sgt. Stephen Hansen (left), 612th Air Base Squadron crew chief and instructor prepares a team of Central American students to enter a burning building as part of a training exercise on Soto cano Air Base. Joint Task Force-Bravo hosted 29 firefighters from Honduras, Guatemala, Panama, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Nicaragua from August 21 to 25, 2017 for the Central America Sharing Mutual Operational Knowledge and Experiences exercise known as CENTAM SMOKE.