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Nov. 29, 2017

JTF-Bravo joins partners for a Pediatric Nutritional Assessment

LA PAZ, Honduras— Personnel from Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element partnered with service members from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the Honduran Ministry of Health, and the U.S. Agency for International Development to conduct the third part of an ongoing pediatric nutritional assessment at three villages within the Department of La Paz, Honduras from Nov. 7-9, 2017.

Nov. 1, 2017

Joint Security Forces shares life saving techniques with local forces

Joint Task Force-Bravo Joint Security Forces participated in a Subject Matter Expert Exchange with and local police forces in Comayagua, Honduras, October 25, 2017.The exchange included practices on how to protect burns and open wounds, applying tourniquets, stabilizing fractures, basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation on children and adults, and how

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.

Aug. 3, 2017

Chapel Hike 73: Developing relationships

More than 200 soldiers, airman and marines from Joint Task Force-Bravo and the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force - Southern Command participated in Chapel Hike 73 last Saturday, providing more than 5,000 pounds of donated food for the community of El Taladro in Comayagua, Honduras.

July 18, 2017

Cpl. Peter Carlton, water survival instructor for the SPMAGTF-SC

U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Southern Command conduct water survival training with U.S. Army soldiers from JTF-Bravo Medical Element at Soto Cano Air Base, June 13, 2017. This week-long training class went over different survival techniques, swimming tips, uniform flotation methods and physical training. (U.S.

July 11, 2017

JTF-Bravo welcomes new commander

U.S. Army Col. Keith McKinley assumed command of Joint Task Force-Bravo July 10, 2017 during a Change of Command ceremony at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

June 28, 2017

Joining forces

A Joint Task Force-Bravo Joint Security Forces team participated in a Subject Matter Expert Exchange with local police forces in La Paz, Honduras on June 20, 2017 to enhance their ability to enter, clear and secure locations.

Oct. 25, 2016

JTF-Bravo completes Haiti relief mission after huge airlift effort

More than 200 Joint Task Force-Bravo and Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force South personnel worked around the clock for 15 days providing airlift support carrying personnel and relief supplies to Hurricane Matthew-stricken Haiti. A combination of HH-53 Super Stallion, HH-60 Black Hawk, and CH-47 Chinook helicopters deployed to Haiti from Soto Cano starting Oct. 5. The extensive operation began wrapping up with personnel and cargo returning to SCAB beginning Oct. 16 and ended with all people and equipment back Oct. 20.

Sept. 29, 2016

JTF-Bravo MEDEL: Providing more than medical care

JTF-Bravo regularly partners with the partner nation Ministries of Health throughout Central America to provide various levels and types of medical care to include physical therapy, trauma, preventive medicine and dental.