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Aug. 23, 2021

USS Billings and USNS Burlington Support Haiti Relief

CARIBBEAN SEA - The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Billings (LCS 15) and USNS Burlington (T-EPF-10), a spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship, operated by Military Sealift Command are supporting humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations off the coast Haiti, Aug. 22.

Aug. 20, 2021

JTF-Bravo deploys all assets to Haiti in support of humanitarian efforts after earthquake

Joint Task Force-Bravo Forward utilized all eight helicopter assets and conducted humanitarian aid missions in Port-au-Prince, Les Cayes, and Annete, Haiti, Aug. 19, in support of disaster relief operations for the people affected by the recent earthquake. 

Aug. 17, 2021

JTF-Bravo assets arrive at forward operating location for USSOUTHCOM disaster assistance to Haiti

Two U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook and two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters with the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, Joint Task Force-Bravo, based out of Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, arrived at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in support of disaster relief operations for Haiti, August 16.

Aug. 16, 2021

JTF-Bravo Deploys Assets in Support of U.S. Disaster Assistance to Haiti

At the request of U.S. Southern Command, service members assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo, Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, will deploy to Haiti in support of relief efforts and deliver critical supplies to the people of Haiti who were affected by the recent earthquake on Aug. 14, 2021. 

July 15, 2021

Strengthening Partnerships for Disaster Readiness

U.S. military and civilian personnel from Joint Task Force-Bravo, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Honduran Armed Forces, Permanent Contingency Committee (COPECO) and Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Services (INSEP), conducted a joint training to enhance disaster response readiness, July 12 – 14.  

June 11, 2021

JTF-Bravo leadership visits partner nation military

U.S. Army Col. Steven Gventer, commander of Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-B), Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, and members of the Task Force, met with Maj. Gen. Tito Livio Moreno Coello, Honduran Armed Forces Chief of Staff, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, June 9, to discuss the long-standing U.S. and Honduran partnership. 

Jan. 4, 2021

Still holding strong: Task force Marines built lasting structures, relationships in Honduras

Almost two weeks after Hurricane Eta, a category 4 storm, ripped through Central America with torrential rain and heavy winds, Hurricane Iota, another category 4 storm, hit the already strained region. Hurricanes Eta and Iota hit Honduras hard with winds surpassing 100 mph and caused more than 6 feet of flooding. The storms affected more than a third of the population causing destruction of homes, extreme flooding and deadly mud slides. As the winds and rain demolished buildings across the country, four buildings in Puerto Lempira, Honduras, stood strong – so strong that locals abandoned their homes and took shelter in them...

Dec. 3, 2020

JTF-Bravo Concludes Disaster Relief Efforts

After nearly a month of supporting Foreign Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief operations under authorities granted by the Acting Secretary of Defense, at the request of U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Southern Command and Joint Task Force-Bravo concluded immediate response missions for Hurricanes Eta and Iota in Central America on Dec. 2, 2020.

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. 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.

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