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Aug. 19, 2019

Joining forces maintain operability, provide medical care

Soldiers with the U.S. Army Reserve assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo conducted a Medical Readiness Training Exercise with Honduran military counterparts in the Atlántida department, Honduras, to provide basic medical services at local schools in the Frutera, Saladito and Boca del Toro villages, August 6 – 8.

Oct. 2, 2018

Army South deploys specialized surgical team to Honduras

To enhance response capabilities, the Regional Health Command Central deployed a trauma surgical team to Honduras, part of the Army South area of operations, to conduct pre-hospital care, trauma care, and work side-by-side with host nation surgeons from 11-25 August at the University School Hospital. The mission prepared 20 military medical personnel for large scale operations and provided first-hand real-life training in an austere -multi-domain battlefield environment, using local resources similar to those available in combat theatres.

May 22, 2018

JTF-Bravo soldier receives medal for heroism in Honduras

Sergeant First Class Levon Fernandez, a flight paramedic with Joint Task Force-Bravo’s 1st Battalion 228th Aviation Regiment, Charlie Company, was awarded the Soldier’s Medal for his heroic actions during a presentation ceremony at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, May 07, 2018.

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.