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June 10, 2021

JTF-Bravo Winged Warriors awarded Air Medal for actions after Hurricane Eta

In the aftermath of Hurricane Eta, northern Honduras experienced severe flooding and water-logged lowlands that resulted in many residents being stranded and left uncertain of being rescued.

Dec. 3, 2020

JTF-Bravo concludes disaster relief efforts

After nearly a month of supporting Foreign Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief operations under authorities granted by the Acting Secretary of Defense, at the request of U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Southern Command and Joint Task Force-Bravo concluded immediate response missions for Hurricanes Eta and Iota in Central America on Dec. 2, 2020.

Nov. 23, 2020

JTF-Bravo begins Iota Response

Joint Task Force-Bravo has joined aerial relief operations following tropical storm Iota at the request of the governments of Guatemala and Honduras. Flight crews assigned to the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment will be providing assistance in affected areas of both nations.

Nov. 12, 2020

JTF-Bravo commits to additional assistance

As life-saving efforts continue in Honduras, Panama and Guatemala, Joint Task Force-Bravo begins to transition from rescue operations to delivery of necessary aid to communities that have been cut-off for days since Hurricane Eta passed through Central America.

Nov. 6, 2020

JTF-Bravo rescues victims of Hurricane Eta

A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter crew assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-B) in Honduras rescued victims stranded in floodwaters Nov. 5,  following the effects of Hurricane Eta.At the request of the governments of Honduras and Panama, the task force is supporting immediate, life-saving efforts in Honduran and