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Hercules Air Drop Over Alaska

An Alaska Air National Guard C-130J Super Hercules conducts air drop qualification training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 3, 2018. When air drop training occurs, combat mobility technicians from the 773d Logistics Readiness Squadron are called upon to operate as malfunction officers at the drop zone. In addition to scouting the drop zone area during a training, technicians are also responsible to recover the loads and parachutes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Crystal A. Jenkins)

An Alaska Air National Guard C-130J Super Hercules conducts air drop qualification training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 3, 2018. When air drop training occurs, combat mobility technicians from the 773d Logistics Readiness Squadron are called upon to operate as malfunction officers at the drop zone. In addition to scouting the drop zone area during a training, technicians are also responsible to recover the loads and parachutes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Crystal A. Jenkins)

An Alaska Air National Guard C-130J Super Hercules conducts air drop qualification training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 3, 2018. When air drop training occurs, combat mobility technicians from the 773d Logistics Readiness Squadron are called upon to operate as malfunction officers at the drop zone. In addition to scouting the drop zone area during a training, technicians are also responsible to recover the loads and parachutes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Crystal A. Jenkins)

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Air Force Combat Rescue C-130 Jump

A U.S. Air Force combat rescue officer assigned to the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, exits the back of a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, during a training jump near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 8, 2018. The 75th EAS supports Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) with medical evacuations, disaster relief, humanitarian and airdrop operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.)

A U.S. Air Force combat rescue officer assigned to the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, exits the back of a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, during a training jump near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 8, 2018. The 75th EAS supports Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) with medical evacuations, disaster relief, humanitarian and airdrop operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.)

A U.S. Air Force combat rescue officer assigned to the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, exits the back of a C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, during a training jump near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, May 8, 2018. The 75th EAS supports Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) with medical evacuations, disaster relief, humanitarian and airdrop operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.)

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Checking Out The View – Super Hercules Over Africa

A U.S. Airman from the 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron sits on the ramp of a C-130J Super Hercules in Djibouti, Africa, April 17, 2018. The 75th EAS supports the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa mission of promoting prosperity and security in East Africa by assisting partner nations with countering extremist organizations, fostering regional security cooperation, and by protecting U.S. personnel and facilities in its area of responsibility. (U.S. photo by Staff Sgt. Gustavo Castillo)

A U.S. Airman from the 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron sits on the ramp of a C-130J Super Hercules in Djibouti, Africa, April 17, 2018. The 75th EAS supports the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa mission of promoting prosperity and security in East Africa by assisting partner nations with countering extremist organizations, fostering regional security cooperation, and by protecting U.S. personnel and facilities in its area of responsibility. (U.S. photo by Staff Sgt. Gustavo Castillo)

A U.S. Airman from the 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron sits on the ramp of a C-130J Super Hercules in Djibouti, Africa, April 17, 2018. The 75th EAS supports the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa mission of promoting prosperity and security in East Africa by assisting partner nations with countering extremist organizations, fostering regional security cooperation, and by protecting U.S. personnel and facilities in its area of responsibility. (U.S. photo by Staff Sgt. Gustavo Castillo)

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HAHO Jump at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman assigned to the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, operates the canopy of his parachute while conducting a high altitude, high opening military free fall jump working with a C-130J Super Hercules flown by the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 4, 2018. Guardian Angel Team members conduct training on all aspects of combat, medical procedures and search and rescue tactics to hone their skills, providing the highest level of tactical capabilities to combatant commanders. (U.S. Air Force Courtesy Photo Edited by Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman assigned to the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, operates the canopy of his parachute while conducting a high altitude, high opening military free fall jump working with a C-130J Super Hercules flown by the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 4, 2018. Guardian Angel Team members conduct training on all aspects of combat, medical procedures and search and rescue tactics to hone their skills, providing the highest level of tactical capabilities to combatant commanders. (U.S. Air Force Courtesy Photo Edited by Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman assigned to the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, operates the canopy of his parachute while conducting a high altitude, high opening military jump working with a C-130J Super Hercules flown by the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 4, 2018. Guardian Angel Team members conduct training on all aspects of combat, medical procedures and search and rescue tactics to hone their skills, providing the highest level of tactical capabilities to combatant commanders. (U.S. Air Force Courtesy Photo Edited by Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook)