March 23, 2017
U.S. Army South and BDF work together to provide projects and services to communities in Belize
U.S. Army South, in partnership with the Belize Defence Force (BDF), and the Ministries of Defence, Health, and Education are proud to announce “Beyond the Horizon 2017” (BTH), a collaborative training exercise involving numerous U.S., Belizean, and international participants.
March 22, 2017
Inside JTF-Bravo’s overwater search-and-rescue capability
SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras —
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.
JTF-Bravo Helps Fight Wildfires in Honduras
SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras —
Members of Joint Task Force-Bravo partnered with Honduran Public Forces to contain multiple life-threatening wildfires here the first week of March.
Central American, ARSOUTH leaders meet to discuss regional challenges
The first day of the Central American Regional Leaders Conference took place today on Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston. In attendance are senior military and police officials from throughout Central America.
March 16, 2017
Chilean, U.S. Soldiers learn food protection in an expeditionary environment
A team of veterinarians from U.S. Army South and the U.S. Army Medical Center and School, participated in a subject matter expert exchange with approximately 40 Chilean military and civilian veterinarians March 6-9 in Santiago. The group met to discuss the execution of food safety and food defense programs in underdeveloped regions which lack adequate public health services.
March 15, 2017
Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returns home; seized $92 million in cocaine
During their patrol, the crew interdicted four drug-laden vessels, resulting in the seizure of approximately 1,400 kilograms (3,080 lbs.) of cocaine worth more than $92 million. They also apprehended 13 suspected smugglers with the help of their deployed helicopter crew.
March 13, 2017
Navy Environmental and Preventative Medicine Unit conducts training engagements with Honduran health professionals
Sailors from Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit (NEPMU) 2 used knowledge exchange and training events (KET) to help build partner nation capacity during Continuing Promise 2017’s (CP-17) visit to Trujillo, Honduras.
March 9, 2017
Continuing Promise 2017 Completes Humanitarian Mission in Honduras, Tops 12,900 Patient Encounters
U.S. military personnel departed Trujillo, Honduras, after completing a 10-day mission stop in support of Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17).
March 8, 2017
Continuing Promise to Test Web-Based System Designed to Improve Planning for Medical Missions
TRUJILLO, Honduras—Continuing Promise 2017 (CP-17) will participate in the advanced testing phase of a web-based tool that will assist in the development of future cooperative health engagement (CHE) missions.
March 7, 2017
JTF-Bravo provides life-saving medical evacuation
SIGUATEPEQUE, Honduras —
Joint Task Force - Bravo’s Medical Element and the 1st Battalion, 228 Aviation Regiment provided vital medical support that helped save the life of a U.S. military retiree here Feb. 18.