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Nov. 30, 2020

Base COVID Testing Ensures People Throughout Central America Remain Healthy

Juggling in itself is no easy feat, but for medics juggling health-protection requirements in the aftermath of two back-to-back hurricanes all while ensuring the personnel assigned to Soto Cano Air Base remain safe in the midst of operating in a pandemic environment, one can easily assume something would fail.

Nov. 23, 2020

JTF-Bravo begins Iota Response

Joint Task Force-Bravo has joined aerial relief operations following tropical storm Iota at the request of the governments of Guatemala and Honduras. Flight crews assigned to the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment will be providing assistance in affected areas of both nations.

Nov. 19, 2020

JTF-Bravo aviation assistance concludes

After almost two weeks of disaster relief missions, personnel assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo culminate rescue and aviation assistance operations in areas affected by Hurricane Eta in Panama, Guatemala and Honduras.

Nov. 17, 2020

USS William P. Lawrence, Helo Maritime Strike Squadron 37 Save Lives in Honduras

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) and the embarked “Easyriders” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37 Detachment 7 completed search and rescue (SAR) operations in the areas affected by Hurricane Eta, Nov. 15.

Nov. 13, 2020

USS William P. Lawrence Joins Hurricane Eta Relief in Honduras

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) and the 'Easyriders' of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37 are supporting humanitarian assistance disaster relief (HADR) in Honduras in response to the devastation left by Hurricane Eta.

Nov. 13, 2020

USS Sioux City Assists Distressed Mariner

The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Sioux City (LCS 11) assisted a tanker in distress while operating in the U.S. Fourth Fleet area of operations, November 11.

Nov. 12, 2020

JTF-Bravo Commits to Additional Assistance

As life-saving efforts continue in Honduras, Panama and Guatemala, Joint Task Force-Bravo begins to transition from rescue operations to delivery of necessary aid to communities that have been cut-off for days since Hurricane Eta passed through Central America.

Nov. 12, 2020

Success at Sea: 61st UNITAS Exercise Enhances Interoperability Among Forces

UNITAS LXI, the world’s longest running multinational maritime exercise, concluded with a closing ceremony in Manta, Ecuador, Nov. 11.

Nov. 11, 2020

U.S., Colombia Armies begin PISAJ 14

U.S. Army South held an opening ceremony for the first virtual iteration of the semi-annual military-to-military engagement, "Programa Integral para Suboficiales de Alta Jerarquía," or PISAJ, on Nov. 9 at the Army South headquarters at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.

Nov. 9, 2020

JTF-Bravo Continues to Rescue Victims of Hurricane Eta

Joint Task Force-Bravo continues conducting life-saving efforts in Central America in the wake of Hurricane Eta and has now deployed military members to assist the people of Guatemala.

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