Colonel Regina Aune

Colonel Regina C. Aune, USAF NC (U.S. Air Force)

While a lieutenant in the spring of 1975, flight nurse Regina Aune became the first and only woman to receive the Cheney Award, recognizing an act of valor “in a humanitarian interest performed in connection with aircraft.” She did it saving orphans during “Operation Babylift.”

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  1. Col Regina Aune passed on 3/27/2024. A wonderful woman who did so much for humanity. A much loved and by her community and any one who ever met her. She leaves all of us with so many memories and very heavy hearts.

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