Aviation regiment switches focus from air ops to field training
SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras — Cpl. Javier Lopez, 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, assembles a radio Oct. 27 behind the base rappelling station during the communication portion of a three-day exercise. Soldiers from the 1-228th Aviation Regiment recently turned their focus from helicopter operations to some basic Soldier field training from Oct. 25 to 29. Some of the things taught during the training were: practicing recall procedures, setting up tents, radio communications, convoy operations, combat medicine, vehicle staging, wrecker operations, M-249 light machine gun familiarization and firing the M-249 at the range (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Chad Thompson).

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