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Helicopter exercise tests JTF-B rescue capabilities
May 30, 2019
U.S. Army Sgt. Alicia Baum, 1st Battalion 228th Aviation Regiment flight paramedic, analyzes the condition of a simulated aircraft casualty during a search and rescue exercise, May 21, 2019, in Comayagua, Honduras. Members from various units on Joint Task Force – Bravo participated in the exercise that simulated a HH-60 Blackhawk crashed during a routine flight carrying personnel. The exercise practiced notification, recall, search and rescue, on-scene medical care, recovery of personnel from low and high angle austere terrain, and medical care once the injured returned to base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Summers Jr.)

Capt. West: Living her aviation dream
April 8, 2019
U.S. Army Capt. Jennifer West, 1-228th Aviation Regiment Bravo Company commander, stands by a CH-47 Chinook at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, April 4, 2019.

U.S. Army helps protect Pan-American Highway in OP Darien Lift
January 17, 2019
Agents from Panama’s National Border Service wait to load slings onto a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook headed to the Darien Province in the Republic of Panama, Jan. 11, 2019.