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Aug. 29, 2019

Comfort Staff Exchanges Medical Strategies with Colombian Counterparts

Medical staff assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) met with Colombian military and civilian medical personnel to collaborate during subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) at Battalion Cordoba military base, Aug. 20, and University Hospital Julio Méndez Barreneche, Aug. 26.

Aug. 28, 2019

HHS Attends Comfort Closing Ceremony in Colombia

The U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar attended a closing ceremony at the International Marina, which marked the conclusion of the hospital ship USNS Comfort’s (T-AH 20) fifth medical mission in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, Aug. 25.

Aug. 27, 2019

JTF-Bravo Donates Equipment, Supports Fight Against Dengue In Honduras

Joint Task Force Bravo, with support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), delivered a donation of supplies valued at $15,000 to the Comayagua Department of Health in support of local efforts to counter the dengue epidemic.

Aug. 26, 2019

25 Central American Firefighters Graduate From U.S. Air Force Led Exercise

Joint Task Force-Bravo, 612th Air Squadron firefighters trained with 25 firefighters from Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Belize and Costa Rica at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras during Central America Sharing Mutual Operational Knowledge and Experiences (CENTAM SMOKE), a biannual exercise held on base, August 19 - 23.

Aug. 26, 2019

Exercise New Horizons 2019 concludes in Guyana

Since the start of the exercise in May, the New Horizons team comprised of U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army engineers, built three community centers and a women’s shelter, as well as participated in several medical outreach events in Guyana.

Aug. 23, 2019

U.S. Sailors, Marines Conduct Beach Clean Up in Rio de Janeiro

Sailors and Marines, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50), participated in a community relations (COMREL) event while in Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21.

Aug. 22, 2019

Brazil, U.S. Co-host South American Defense Conference

Brazil’s Armed Forces and U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) co-hosted the South American Defense Conference (SOUTHDEC) Aug. 20-22, 2019, in Natal, a coastal city in northeast Brazil.

Aug. 20, 2019

Central American firefighters sharing operational knowledge with U.S. counterparts

The Joint Task Force-Bravo’s 612th Air Base Squadron will be hosting a multinational firefighting exercise at Soto Cano Air Base, August 19-23, with the participation of 25 firefighters from Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Costa Rica.

Aug. 20, 2019

Comfort Arrives in Colombia to Provide Medical Assistance

The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived in Colombia for its fifth medical mission in Central America, South America and the Caribbean, Aug. 18.

Aug. 19, 2019

Joining forces maintain operability, provide medical care

Soldiers with the U.S. Army Reserve assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo conducted a Medical Readiness Training Exercise with Honduran military counterparts in the Atlántida department, Honduras, to provide basic medical services at local schools in the Frutera, Saladito and Boca del Toro villages, August 6 – 8.

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