Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras - Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation received decorations during an awards ceremony at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, August 13. The Guatemalan Armed Forces awarded the Medal of the White Nun to 31 members of the 1-228 for their support during hurricane relief operations in Guatemala. Recipients were a part of a Aviation Task Force Rawhide and Aviation Task Force Guatemala and conducted 19 emergency medical evacuations, transported 42 isolated persons back to safety, and assisted 28 Guatemalan Soldiers in transporting them into remote locations to conduct relief operations. (U.S. Army phot by Maria Pinel)


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