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  • Resolute Sentinel 21: 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.U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Fonseca, a BMET with the 21st Medical Group, Perterson-Schriever Garrison, Colorado, is using those skills to ensure
  • Resolute Sentinel 21: 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.The team of four surgeons completed a gallbladder and kidney removal simultaneously on a
  • 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.“The Humanitarian Assistance Program is a USSOUTHCOM initiative aimed at supporting our partner nations
  • 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.Resolute Sentinel 21 provides joint training and improved readiness for U.S. civil engineers, medical professionals and support personnel through humanitarian assistance activities in Honduras.The
  • Curaçao Counter Drug Operation International Women’s Day

    It is rare in military operations for the composition of female service members to reach 20% and also increasingly rare for those 20% to occupy key leadership roles. This is precisely what took place during the 2021 Counter Drug Operational deployment to the Caribbean, with coalition service members from both Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and
  • Air Force rewrites basic doctrine, focuses on mission command, airpower evolution

    Core themes to the revised Air Force Doctrine Publication-1: The Air Force are the foundation and evolution of airpower and the concept of mission command.
  • Air Force provides C2 advisors to operational-level commanders

    With global competition heating up, the need to maximize the agility of U.S. Air Force operational command and control has never been more pressing. Fortunately, the USAF’s Operational Command Training Program is a foundational piece of its current C2 training architecture.
  • Air Force unveils new mission statement

    The Air Force released its new mission statement: To fly, fight, and win … airpower anytime, anywhere.
  • AFSOUTH leadership recognizes critical support from Beale Intelligence Airmen

    The 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) Commander and Command Chief recently visited Recce Town to engage with intelligence Airmen and discuss the critical support provided to the Southern Hemisphere from the Distributed Ground Station-2 (DGS-2) located here.Maj. Gen. Barry Cornish, Commander, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern), and his Command
  • AFSOUTH hosts 2021 virtual Air Force Section Chiefs Theater Security Cooperation Workshop

    Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern) virtually hosted the Air Force Section Chief Theater Security Cooperation Workshop for Department of Defense and Department of State participants in 21 countries Jan. 11-13, 2021. “The AFSEC workshop brings together Security Cooperation Office Air Force section chiefs from U.S. Embassies throughout the U.S.
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