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Oct. 28, 2019

62 AW Airmen transport much-needed food to almost 500,000 Hondurans

Millions of people in every corner of the world lack basic supplies for food, water and education. In an effort to mitigate some of these issues, the Department of Defense created the Denton Cargo Program, which allows the U.S. Air Force to deliver privately donated humanitarian cargo on a space-available basis.

Dec. 11, 2018

JTF-B service members attend JHOC

Joint Task Force-Bravo service members attended a Joint Humanitarian Operations Course led by representatives from the U.S. Agency for International Development, Dec. 3-4.

April 28, 2017

MEDRETE and MPE missions support medical care in Honduras

Thirty-four personnel from Joint Task Force-Bravo’s Medical Element, along with Joint Security Forces (JSF) and Joint Support Battalion (JSB), participated in a two-day Medical Readiness Training Exercise (MEDRETE) and a Military Partnership Engagement with the Honduran Armed Forces April 20-22, providing basic medical care for more than 1,500 patients.

Feb. 10, 2017

Honduran, U.S. partnership provides medical care for underserved village

Personnel from Honduran Ministry of Health representatives, Honduran military personnel, members of Joint Task Force – Bravo and the U.S. Agency for International Development, partnered to provide basic medical services to the population of Estancia during a medical readiness exercise from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1.

Aug. 1, 2016

Air Force duo key to Army medical aid in Central America

Medical Readiness Training Exercises, Military Partnership Engagements and Mobile Surgical Team deployments have been the backbone of Joint Task Force-Bravo’s humanitarian mission in Central America for the past 23 years and have touched the lives of hundreds of thousands of people, built partner nation capacity and fostered goodwill towards the U.S. in the region. These missions are almost completely run and supported by the U.S. Army … almost.