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June 4, 2021

JTF-B donates essential materials to school in Mogotillo, El Salvador through HAP

Members of Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-B), Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, donated $2,254 of construction materials to the Jose Anastasio Bonilla Education Center, May 16, through U.S. Southern Command’s (USSOUTHCOM) Humanitarian Assistance Program.

June 2, 2021

JTF-Bravo new leadership, continued legacy of partnership

U.S. Army Col. Steven Gventer took command of Joint Task Force-Bravo, a task force under the United States Southern Command based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, June 2, during a virtual change of command ceremony held at the Soto Cano Friendship Chapel.

May 26, 2021

COVID-19 supplies replenished at Honduran clinic with help from JTF-B

Service members with Joint Task Force-Bravo civil affairs, a task force within U.S. Southern Command at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, donated COVID-19 supplies to the Hospital Policlinico triage clinic, Siguatepeque, Honduras, May 26, 2021.

May 25, 2021

RS-21 concludes in El Salvador for JTF-B medical personnel

U.S. service members with Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-B), Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, concluded Resolute Sentinel 2021, a two-week long medical readiness exercise, May 22.

May 20, 2021

Biomedical equipment technician supports deployed medics in Honduras

Biomedical equipment technician (BMET) training takes upwards of a year to ensure the technicians are fully equipped to handle most types of medical equipment they may see in their career. 

May 20, 2021

Deployed medics conduct combined surgery

Medical professionals with the Forward Surgical Section, Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-B), Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, conducted a combined surgery with the local Honduran medical team and the deployed U.S. military medics at Hospital del Sur on May 18, 2021.

April 29, 2021

JTF-Bravo conducts overwater survival training in Colon, Honduras

U.S. service members attached to Joint Task Force-Bravo, Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, conducted the second iteration of overwater survival training at Puerto Castilla and Trujillo Bay, Honduras, from April 16-23, 2021.

April 22, 2021

JTFB donates foggers to fight dengue in La Paz

Joint Task Force-Bravo, in coordination with the Security Cooperation Office at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, donated 15 thermal foggers with maintenance kits to fight dengue in the department of La Paz, Honduras, April 15, 2021.

April 16, 2021

US military conducts personnel recovery in northern Honduras

U.S. military personnel assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo, based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras will conduct a week-long overwater personnel recovery training in the department of Colón.

Feb. 1, 2021

Panamanian and US forces conclude humanitarian exercise Mercury

Joint Task Force Bravo, United States Southern Command, the Panamanian National Aeronaval Service (Senan) and National Border Service (Senafront) held a closing ceremony for humanitarian exercise “Mercury” today.