Tag: Guatemala

May 21, 2024

Snapshots of Service: JTF-Bravo's Global Health Engagement in Guatemala

Joint Task Force-Bravo with the support from Arkansas National Guard’s 188th Air Wing and the Guatemalan military, the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food conducted a Global Health Engagement in remote villages near Livingston, Guatemala, May 13-16, 2024. During the 4-day GHE, JTF-Bravo and its partners delivered care to over 500 patients and 1,500 animals. Services provided were medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, public health and surgery.

April 22, 2024

Gen. Richardson meets with Guatemalan leaders, Central American security chiefs in Guatemala

Army Gen. Laura Richardson, commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), visited Guatemala April 15-18, meeting with President Bernardo Arévalo and senior defense leaders as well as taking part in the Central American Security Conference 2024 (CENTSEC).

April 22, 2024

Guatemala Hosts Central American Security Conference, Focuses on Cyber Security

For this year’s Central American Security Conference (CENTSEC), defense and public-security leaders from the United States and Central America discussed the central theme to the conference which was utilizing innovations to protect borders in all domains.

April 16, 2024

Commander of U.S. Southern Command Visits Guatemala for Meetings With Guatemalan and Regional Leaders

U.S. Army Gen. Laura Richardson, commander of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), will arrive in Guatemala City, Monday, April 15, marking her first official visit to the country. 

March 19, 2023

CENTAM Guardian 23 kicks off with an opening ceremony

Soldiers and interagency partners conducting the exercise will employ specific occupational skills such as special operations, naval warfare, military intelligence, K-9 handlers, cyber warfare, medics, civil affairs, aviation and support personnel, to employ real world based scenarios for partner nation militaries to exercise, assess, and update tactics and procedures.

Jan. 23, 2023

Joint Task Force – Bravo conducts medical engagement in Olancho, Honduras

Joint Task Force – Bravo received a unique request during U.S. Southern Command’s Health Engagements Assistance Response Team HEART 2022 mission to work alongside partner nation medical professionals to provide surgical and medical services to communities in Guatemala and Honduras.

Nov. 1, 2022

USNS Comfort Completes First Mission Stop of Continuing Promise 2022 in Guatemala

U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) completed its first mission stop of Continuing Promise 2022 in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, Oct. 31, 2022.

Oct. 31, 2022

Arkansas Air Guardsmen Provide Medical Care in Guatemala

Arkansas Air National Guard members helped provide medical care in Guatemala alongside U.S. and foreign military, government and civilian personnel during the Continuing Promise 2022 mission Oct. 26-31.

Oct. 28, 2022

USNS Comfort Commences Continuing Promise 2022 in Guatemala

Hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) anchored off the coast of Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, in support of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet's Continuing Promise 2022 (CP22) mission, Oct. 26.

Aug. 18, 2022

U.S. Military Health Team will visit Guatemala in August

The 2022 Health Engagements Assistance Response Team (HEART 22) will visit hospitals in Guatemala City and Quetzaltenango in mid-August 2022. HEART 22 is a team of U.S. Army and Air Force medical and support personnel assigned to the U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM). Approximately 25 members will travel to Guatemala.