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June 8, 2021

1-228th Aviation Regiment, U.S. Coast Guard complete overwater survival training

U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter aircrew assigned to the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-B), Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, completed deck landing qualifications in coordination with the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James (WMSL 754) on June 4, off Honduras’ northern coast.

June 7, 2021

Native Colombian pursues dream as Army aviator: Part 1

As Chief Warrant Officer 3 Mauricio Garcia and his Colombian safety officer counterpart, Capt. Cristian Castiblanco, walk the flight line at a Colombian Army base, inspecting for safety hazards and violations, he could not help but marvel on how his life has come full circle.

June 4, 2021

JTF-B Donates Essential Materials to School in Mogotillo, El Salvador Through HAP

Members of Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-B), Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, donated $2,254 of construction materials to the Jose Anastasio Bonilla Education Center, May 16, through U.S. Southern Command’s (USSOUTHCOM) Humanitarian Assistance Program.

May 26, 2021

COVID-19 supplies replenished at Honduran clinic with help from JTF-B

Service members with Joint Task Force-Bravo civil affairs, a task force within U.S. Southern Command at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, donated COVID-19 supplies to the Hospital Policlinico triage clinic, Siguatepeque, Honduras, May 26, 2021.

May 25, 2021

RS-21 concludes in El Salvador for JTF-B medical personnel

U.S. service members with Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-B), Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, concluded Resolute Sentinel 2021, a two-week long medical readiness exercise, May 22.

May 24, 2021

US and Dominican Republic Conduct Bi-lateral Interdiction Exercise in Caribbean

CARIBBEAN SEA - The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Sioux City (LCS 11) and the Dominican Republic Navy conducted a bi-lateral interdiction exercise in the Caribbean Sea, May 23.

May 21, 2021

USS Wichita Busts $12 Million Drugs in Caribbean Sea

CARIBBEAN SEA - The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Wichita (LCS 13) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 402 seized an estimated $12 million in suspected drugs, May 1.

May 20, 2021

Biomedical equipment technician supports deployed medics in Honduras

Biomedical equipment technician (BMET) training takes upwards of a year to ensure the technicians are fully equipped to handle most types of medical equipment they may see in their career. 

May 20, 2021

Deployed medics conduct combined surgery

Medical professionals with the Forward Surgical Section, Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-B), Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, conducted a combined surgery with the local Honduran medical team and the deployed U.S. military medics at Hospital del Sur on May 18, 2021.

May 14, 2021

Resolute Sentinel 21: Medics Arrive in Honduras

U.S. Air Force and Army medics arrived in Choluteca, Honduras, May 12, to assist the local hospital with urologic surgeries during Resolute Sentinel 21.

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