SOCSouth and Belize Special Assignment Group (BSAG)

BSAG training with SOCSouth
Members of the Belize Coast Guard climb a Jacobs Ladder boarding a CH-47.

Special Operations Command South (SOCSouth) and 1-228th Aviation (Joint Task Force Bravo) recently conducted a training exercise with some specialized units of Belize. In late July the U.S. personnel worked with the Belize Special Assignment Group (BSAG) and Belize Coast Guard (BCG) executing Fast Rope Insertion and Extraction (FRIES), helicast operation, open water hoist training, and use of the Jacaobs Ladder. Read more in “1-228th AVN, SOCSOUTH enhance Belizean CTOC capabilities”Joint Task Force – Bravo Public Affairs, August 3, 2016.

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