The US military personnel, including some Air Force medics, dispatched from Joint Task Force-Bravo in Honduras to aid villagers in Peru injured in the Aug. 15 earthquake have treated more than 1,300 patients since their arrival on Aug. 17. Meanwhile, JTF-Bravo sent off some 20 airmen and soldiers to assess damage in Belize from Hurricane Dean.
Feb. 20, 2024
A U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper was shot down off the coast of Yemen by Houthi fighters, defense officials said Feb. 20. “Initial indications are that it was shot down by a Houthi surface-to-air missile,” Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Sabrina Singh told reporters.