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Nov. 3, 2017

JTF-Bravo provides medical care in southern Honduras

Service members from Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element participated in a three-day Medical Readiness Training Exercise at Comali, Duyure and Monjaras in the Choluteca Department, located in southern Honduras, Oct. 26 - 28, in support of the Honduran Ministry of Health.

July 6, 2017

Preventive Med supports local pediatric nutrition assessment

Personnel from the Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element worked with Honduran counterparts from the Ministry of Health from June 14-15, 2017 for the second part of an ongoing pediatric nutrition study in communities of La Paz, Honduras.

April 28, 2017

MEDRETE and MPE missions support medical care in Honduras

Thirty-four personnel from Joint Task Force-Bravo’s Medical Element, along with Joint Security Forces (JSF) and Joint Support Battalion (JSB), participated in a two-day Medical Readiness Training Exercise (MEDRETE) and a Military Partnership Engagement with the Honduran Armed Forces April 20-22, providing basic medical care for more the 1,500 patients.

Nov. 15, 2016

JTF-Bravo, Costa Rican medical teams bring healthcare to remote indigenous village

A group of 16 doctors, nurses, dentists and other specialists from Joint Task Force-Bravo took part in Operation Pura Vida, a joint humanitarian mission and Medical Readiness Training Exercise at an indigenous region in the Caribbean province of Limón, Nov. 1 to 3. The group arrived in four helicopters from the 1st Battalion 228th Aviation Regiment and joined 30 Costa Rican physicians to provide basic healthcare services to approximately 300 residents of the indigenous village of Piedra Mesa, Telire region of Talamanca, Limón.

Aug. 11, 2016

Every move counts for JTF-Bravo’s Mobile Surgical Team

The Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element's Mobile Surgical Team completed 11 surgeries at the Dr. Salvador Paredes Hospital in Trujillo, Honduras from July 27-29.

Aug. 8, 2016

Merging Civil Affairs and Medical Exercises for long-term success

Soldiers under the command of Joint Task Force Bravo (JTF-B), Medical Element (MEDEL), executed a medical readiness training exercise for the first time in the village of La Boveda, Trujillo July 28-29, 2016, serving a total of 1,072 patients of all ages during the two-day event that involved key leaders from both JTF-Bravo and Honduras.

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