March 23, 2022
JTF-BRAVO PARTICIPATES IN DISASTER RESPONSE EXERCISE IN PANAMA
SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras —
Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-Bravo), a unit under the U.S. Southern Command (U.S. SOUTHCOM) and based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, will participate in Exercise Mercury iii, the third iteration of a Joint Humanitarian and Disaster Relief exercise (HADR) that falls under Panama’s larger Joint Exercise known as Panamax Alpha. Mercury iii is designed to build on the training audiences’ capability to plan and respond to a HADR event in Panama, March 23 – April 1. The joint exercise will include participation with the Panamanian National Aeronaval Service and National Border Service.