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Feb. 24, 2022

Gen. Richardson Meets With President Castro, Defense Leaders During Visit to Honduras

U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, met with Honduran President Xiomara Castro Feb. 23 to discuss continued security cooperation and issues of mutual concern.

Sept. 7, 2021

U.S., Central American firefighters train for fire emergencies together

U.S. Air Force firefighters with the 612th Air base Squadron, based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, hosted another iteration of CENTAM SMOKE, a five-day multinational firefighting training exercise August 23-27.

Aug. 20, 2019

Central American firefighters sharing operational knowledge with U.S. counterparts

The Joint Task Force-Bravo’s 612th Air Base Squadron will be hosting a multinational firefighting exercise at Soto Cano Air Base, August 19-23, with the participation of 25 firefighters from Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Costa Rica.

Nov. 30, 2018

U.S. Soldiers assist San Pedro Sula ER, OR

Soldiers assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element and Regional Health Command began assisting a San Pedro Sula hospital in late November.

Aug. 28, 2017

CENTAM SMOKE, enhancing regional firefighting and emergency capabilities

Joint Task Force-Bravo hosted 29 firefighters from Honduras, Guatemala, Panama, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Nicaragua at Soto Cano Air Base, from August 21 to 25 for the Central America Sharing Mutual Operational Knowledge and Experiences exercise known as CENTAM SMOKE.