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April 6, 2021

U.S., Honduras, Costa Rica Train for Fires

Joint Task Force-Bravo’s 612th Air Base Squadron hosted a new iteration of exercise CENTAM SMOKE at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras March 22 - 26, with the participation of 19 firefighters from Honduras and 5 from Costa Rica.

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...

Nov. 30, 2020

JB Charleston teams up with local charity to airlift humanitarian aid to Honduras

The 16th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston delivered water purification systems to Honduras following the devastation caused by Hurricanes Eta and Iota.

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.

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.

Oct. 28, 2020

SOUTHCOM Commander Visits Central America

Adm. Craig Faller visited Central America Oct. 19 – 23 to meet with leaders in Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Costa Rica to discuss continued security cooperation and counter narcotics support.

Sept. 29, 2020

Vital for Survival: JTF-B members conduct Emergency Deployment Recovery Exercise

U.S. service members assigned to the Joint Task Force-Bravo at Soto Cano AB, Honduras concluded a ten day Emergency Deployment Recovery Exercise in Trujillo Bay, Honduras, Sept 22, 2020.

Sept. 23, 2020

Protecting valuable assets: JTF-B conducts personnel recovery training

U.S. Air Force Major Cory Turner, Joint Task Force-Bravo personnel recovery coordination cell director, led training during a two-week emergency deployment readiness exercise at Trujillo Bay, Honduras.

Sept. 10, 2020

Joint Task Force-Bravo’s Headquarters Support Company Gives Back

U.S. servicemembers from the Army Forces Battalion Headquarters Support Company at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, delivered charitable donations to the Horizontes al Futuro Orphanage in Comayagua Honduras, Sept. 5, 2020.

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