Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-Bravo), based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, conducting a humanitarian and disaster relief exercise near Ladyville, Belize, January 7 – 21.
Southern Vanguard is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored, U.S. Army South-conducted exercise at the operational and tactical levels designed to increase interoperability between U.S. and Western Hemisphere forces.
SOUTHCOM Commander Gen. Laura Richardson, joined Adm. John Aquilino, Ms. Leanne Caret, and Dr. William Inboden for a panel discussion on international security during the Reagan National Defense Forum Dec. 4.
From Aug. 15 - Sept. 2, Joint Task Force-Haiti coordinated U.S. military support to USAID-led U.S. Government assistance to Haiti in the aftermath of the Aug. 14. earthquake.

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USS Milwaukee Seizes $22 Million in Suspected Cocaine
CARIBBEAN SEA - (Jan. 7, 2022) – Approximately 315 kilograms of suspected cocaine seized by the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) and embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 402 sits on the flight deck before being offloaded by law enforcement officials, Jan. 7, 2022.  Milwaukee is deployed to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations to support Joint Interagency Task Force South’s mission, which includes counter-illicit drug trafficking missions in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Danielle Baker/Released)
Jan. 18, 2022 - The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 402 seized an estimated $22 million in suspected cocaine, Jan. 7, 2022.

U.S. military wraps up disaster relief exercise in Belize
Jan. 18, 2022 - Joint Task Force-Bravo conducted a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise at Price Barracks in Ladyville, Belize, from Jan. 7-18, 2022. JTF-Bravo is an expeditionary Joint Task Force operating as U.S. Southern Command's lead forward element in the Central America region and is based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras.

Exercise KBT validates JTF-Bravo’s capabilities in Belize
Jan. 18, 2022 - Joint Task Force-Bravo tested its disaster response readiness by conducting an exercise and a Global Health Engagement in Belize, Jan. 7 -18, 2022.

JTF-B Provides Medical Care in Belize
Jan. 10, 2022 - Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-Bravo), a unit under the U.S. Southern Command (U.S. SOUTHCOM) based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras will conduct a Global Health Engagement in the Toledo district, Belize, Jan 10 -14.

JTF-Bravo Conducts Disaster Response Exercise in Belize
Jan. 6, 2022 - Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-Bravo), a unit under the U.S. Southern Command (U.S. SOUTHCOM) and based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, will conduct exercise Keel Billed Toucan, a humanitarian and disaster relief scenario near Ladyville, Belize, January 7 – 21. 

JTF-Bravo medics perform Guatemala global health engagement
Members of Joint Task Force Bravo unload a CH-47 Chinook at the Guatemalan 5th Infantry Brigade near Huehuetenango, Guatemala, Dec. 11, 2021. JTF-Bravo deployed approximately 30 personnel to provide medical and veterinary care to Guatemalan populations who may not have access to medical care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam R. Shanks)
Jan. 6, 2022 - Members of Joint Task Force Bravo deployed to Guatemala to conduct a global health engagement, providing medical and veterinary care to populations throughout the country.

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