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July 15, 2019

U.S., Honduran health services battle disease in Honduran mountain community

Joint Task Force Bravo in concurrence with the Honduran Ministry of Health conducted a medical investigation into a possible disease outbreak, July 9 and 10, at La Libertad in the district of Comayagua, Honduras.

Feb. 20, 2019

Global Health Engagement in action: Trinidad and Tobago

Each year, U.S. Navy personnel deploy to Partner Nations (PNs) in the Caribbean including Central and South America as part of Southern Partnership Station (SPS) to strengthen partnerships and improve interoperability. As part of SPS 2018, I was responsible for an eleven person Global Fleet Health Engagement Team (GHET) in Trinidad and Tobago (TTO).

Feb. 5, 2019

MEDEL provides care to El Palmital

On Jan. 31, doctors, nurses, dentists and other health care specialists assigned to Joint Task Force Bravo’s Medical Element aided the Ministry of Health at a local clinic in El Palmital by providing dental, pharmaceutical, lab, preventative medicine, public health and general health services during a medical readiness exercise.

Nov. 30, 2018

U.S. Soldiers Assist Honduran Hospital

Soldiers assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element and Regional Health Command began assisting a San Pedro Sula hospital in late November.

April 23, 2018

Continuing Promise 2018 humanitarian mission completed in Guatemala

PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala -- The humanitarian mission Continuing Promise 2018 (CP-18) concluded it’s second mission stop in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala with a closing ceremony at Comando Naval de Carribe Naval Base.

April 16, 2018

Continuing Promise 2018 Arrives in Guatemala

PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala (NNS) -- A team comprised of 250 Navy and Army service members disembarked the Military Sealift Command's expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) after arriving in Puerto Barrios, April 5, for its second mission stop during Continuing Promise 2018 (CP-18).

March 23, 2018

Preventive Medicine, Saving Lives

PUERTO CORTES, Honduras (NNS) -- The ability to shower in a remote campground, or shave every morning in a plastic storage container or walk on dry sand because of proper drainage are all luxuries made possible by the Continuing Promise 2018 (CP18) Forward Deployed Preventive Medicine Unit.

Dec. 16, 2017

US Navy doctors return from humanitarian mission in Amazon

U.S. Navy doctors recently returned from a month-long humanitarian mission along the Amazon River in Brazil.

Dec. 1, 2017

US Navy doctors bring medical care to Amazon

U.S. Navy doctors recently embarked aboard the Brazilian Navy hospital ship NAsH Soares de Meirelles (U-21) and began a month-long humanitarian mission that will take them deep into the Amazon. These doctors will be working closely with the Brazilian Navy to deliver healthcare to some of the isolated peoples in the world.

Oct. 19, 2017

Lives Touched by SPS 17 Navy Doctor Reflect Childhood Influences

PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala (NNS) -- For one U.S. Navy emergency room doctor, his upbringing and youth experiences were huge factors in determining what course he would take in his future.

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