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Sept. 9, 2021

JTF-Bravo strengthens partnerships in Central America through disaster response exchange

Joint Task Force-Bravo, based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, conducted a disaster response subject matter expert exchange with emergency response representatives from Panama, Costa Rica and El Salvador, Aug 30 - Sept 9. 

Aug. 20, 2021

JTF-Bravo deploys all assets to Haiti in support of humanitarian efforts after earthquake

Joint Task Force-Bravo Forward utilized all eight helicopter assets and conducted humanitarian aid missions in Port-au-Prince, Les Cayes, and Annete, Haiti, Aug. 19, in support of disaster relief operations for the people affected by the recent earthquake. 

Aug. 17, 2021

JTF-Bravo assets arrive at forward operating location for USSOUTHCOM disaster assistance to Haiti

Two U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook and two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters with the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, Joint Task Force-Bravo, based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, arrived at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in support of disaster relief operations for Haiti, August 16.

Aug. 16, 2021

JTF-Bravo deploys assets in support of USSOUTHCOM disaster assistance to Haiti

At the request of U.S. Southern Command, service members assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo, Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, will deploy to Haiti in support of relief efforts and deliver critical supplies to the people of Haiti who were affected by the recent earthquake on Aug. 14, 2021. 

Aug. 16, 2021

U.S. Southern Command supports U.S. disaster assistance to Haiti

A team of 14 military personnel assigned to a U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) Situational Awareness Team (SSAT) arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Aug. 15, where they will work with U.S. government diplomatic and disaster-assistance personnel assessing the situation in areas impacted by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake, Aug. 14.

July 15, 2021

Strengthening partnerships for disaster readiness

U.S. military and civilian personnel from Joint Task Force-Bravo, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Honduran Armed Forces, Permanent Contingency Committee (COPECO) and Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Services (INSEP), conducted a joint training to enhance disaster response readiness, July 12 – 14.