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Joint Task Force-Bravo's 1-228th Aviation Regiment responded to a request for assistance to battle a fire that was threatening villages near Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, March 4, 2014. The 1-228th utilized Bambi buckets, drawing water from Coloyar Lake and then dropping it on the flames to battle the fire. Two Blackhawks flew under night vision goggles and dropped more than 10,000 gallons of water over a four-hour span to extinguish the blaze. (Courtesy graphic)


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