usa 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment

US Army Aviation


1-228 AVN :

1965 to present    





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  • 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment US Army Aviation
  • 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment US Army Aviation

Part of Joint Task Force Bravo, JTF-Bravo, Conducts aviation operations throughout USSOUTHCOM's  area of responsibility.

Typical missions include: counter drug operations, disaster relief, humanitarian assistance, air movement of people equipment and supplies, Aero-medical evacuation, and limited search and rescue.
C Company from 1987 Sugar Bears previous named 242nd ASHC based at Ladd AAF flying with the Chinook

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News of 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment


US, El Salvador Execute Air Assault Training, 13-Dec-16 : US Joint Task Force-Bravo based in Soto Cano, Honduras completed air assault training mission with Salvadoran special forces during Operation Serpiente at Ilopango Airport, San Salvador

JTF-Bravo Deploys for Hurricane Matthew Relief, 05-Oct-16 : U.S. Task Force Bravo based in Honduras deploying to Port-au-Prince, Haiti to provide humanitarian and disaster relief assistance after Hurricane Matthew

JTF-Bravo K9 Training in Honduras, 18-Aug-16 : U.S. Joint Task Force-Bravo, based in Honduras, 1-228 AVN Black Hawk helicopters provided hoist training for the Joint Security Forces’ Military Working Dogs and handlers

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Locations


YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1983/    HN Cnel Enrique Soto CanoMHSC


Models

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YearsModels
2014/    CH-47F Chinook
1987/14414 - H-47D Chinook
S-70 H-60

List of aircraft

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C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
M.8855 ch-47f 10-08855 : US Army; 2014 Co B 1-228th AVN JTF-Bravo; 26oct15 in Belize for counter-dr+
M.8113 ch-47f 12-08113 : 18apr16 asg 1-228th AVN JTF-Bravo in Panama for fireflighting
b-388 ch-47b 66-19130 : 1971, I was flight engineer on this at Pleiku with C 228th Air Cav, Michae+
21094 ah-1g 71-21023 : 1985-1986, I commanded in C Co, 228th Attack Helicopter Battalion, 1st Imp+



Operations


DatesOperation
04-oct-16HT Hurricane Matthew relief operations




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