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July 1, 2019

Joint forces hone cohesion and skills during fire exercise

U.S. Air Force and Army service members from Joint Task Force – Bravo and Army Support Activity held a joint training exercise June 26, 2019, here. Firefighters from the 612th Air Base Squadron, medics from the Medical Element and security personnel from the 480th Military Police Company Forward 1 partnered together to rescue simulated burn casualties from a smoke-filled building and provide care to them on the scene.

May 30, 2019

Helicopter exercise tests JTF-B rescue capabilities

What started off as a routine passenger transport flight resulted in a search and recovery mission for Joint Task Force – Bravo The simulated scenario tested the base’s capabilities and procedures during a personnel recovery exercise, here, May 21.

March 22, 2017

Inside JTF-Bravo’s overwater search-and-rescue capability

Joint Task Force-Bravo’s 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment spent the last year developing a robust overwater search-and-rescue, or SAR, program that brings a crucial, life-saving capability to JTF-Bravo.

Sept. 29, 2016

Honduran, U.S. volunteers conduct underground search and rescue training

Nearly a dozen Honduran PUMCIR (Personal Utilizado en Misiones Contra Incendio y Rescate – Personnel Used in Fire and Rescue) volunteers and seven U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, conducted a search and rescue exercise in Comayagua National Park near El Volcan, Honduras.