Throughout the week-long exercise, the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment delivered more than 399,000 lbs. of building materials to remote locations and the MEDEL administered care to more than 1,200 patients.
230506-F-PJ703-127.JPG Photo By: Tech. Sgt. Duncan McElroy

PANAMA CITY, Panama - Members of Panama’s Servicio Nacional de Fronteras (SENAFRONT) transfer cargo from a UH-60 Black Hawk assigned Hawk assigned to the 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment as part of exercise Keel Billed Toucan 2023 (known locally as Mercurio V) at a remote location in Panama May 6, 2023. Since the 1980s, exercises like KBT 23 give Joint Task Force-Bravo, based in Honduras, opportunities to hone its humanitarian assistance and disaster relief skills by working with regional partners, while also providing aid to remote areas across Central America. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Duncan McElroy)


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