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Paratroopers Wait to Board Their Ride – C-17 Globemaster III

Army paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, wait to board an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III before conducting an airborne assault during exercise Arctic Anvil 19-01 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 9, 2018. Arctic Anvil 19-01 is a joint, multi-national, force-on-force training exercise designed to provide the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team a tough, realistic training event that validates their ability to fight and win as a combined arms team in preparation for their rotation at the Army’s National Training Center in California early next year. The exercise took place in the training areas surrounding Delta Junction and Fort Greely and involved approximately 6000 Soldiers and military personnel that also included about 400 paratroopers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)

Army paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, wait to board an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III before conducting an airborne assault during exercise Arctic Anvil 19-01 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 9, 2018. Arctic Anvil 19-01 is a joint, multi-national, force-on-force training exercise designed to provide the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team a tough, realistic training event that validates their ability to fight and win as a combined arms team in preparation for their rotation at the Army’s National Training Center in California early next year. The exercise took place in the training areas surrounding Delta Junction and Fort Greely and involved approximately 6000 Soldiers and military personnel that also included about 400 paratroopers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)

Army paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, wait to board an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III before conducting an airborne assault during exercise Arctic Anvil 19-01 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Oct. 9, 2018. Arctic Anvil 19-01 is a joint, multi-national, force-on-force training exercise designed to provide the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team a tough, realistic training event that validates their ability to fight and win as a combined arms team in preparation for their rotation at the Army’s National Training Center in California early next year. The exercise took place in the training areas surrounding Delta Junction and Fort Greely and involved approximately 6000 Soldiers and military personnel that also included about 400 paratroopers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)

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C-130s Over Drop Zone in Germany

U.S. Army soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, as well as soldiers from various allied nations, parachute from U.S. Air Force C-130 aircraft onto a drop zone in Germany, Sept. 19, 2018. Saber Junction 18 is the U.S. Army 173rd Airborne Brigade’s combat training center certification exercise, taking place on the Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas. The U.S. Army Europe-directed exercise is designed to assess the readiness of the brigade to conduct unified land operations in a joint, combined environment and to promote interoperability with participating allies and partner nations. Saber Junction 18 includes nearly 5,500 participants from 20 ally and partner nations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Patrick Evenson)

U.S. Army soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, as well as soldiers from various allied nations, parachute from U.S. Air Force C-130 aircraft onto a drop zone in Germany, Sept. 19, 2018. Saber Junction 18 is the U.S. Army 173rd Airborne Brigade’s combat training center certification exercise, taking place on the Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas. The U.S. Army Europe-directed exercise is designed to assess the readiness of the brigade to conduct unified land operations in a joint, combined environment and to promote interoperability with participating allies and partner nations. Saber Junction 18 includes nearly 5,500 participants from 20 ally and partner nations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Patrick Evenson)

U.S. Army soldiers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, as well as soldiers from various allied nations, parachute from U.S. Air Force C-130 aircraft onto a drop zone in Germany, Sept. 19, 2018. Saber Junction 18 is the U.S. Army 173rd Airborne Brigade’s combat training center certification exercise, taking place on the Grafenwoehr and Hohenfels training areas. The U.S. Army Europe-directed exercise is designed to assess the readiness of the brigade to conduct unified land operations in a joint, combined environment and to promote interoperability with participating allies and partner nations. Saber Junction 18 includes nearly 5,500 participants from 20 ally and partner nations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Patrick Evenson)

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82nd Airborne Paratroopers

U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division participate in the 82nd Airborne Division Airborne Review during All American Week XXIX, May 24, 2018 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Paratroopers past and present converged on the center of military universe to celebrate being members of the "All American" Division and America's Guard of Honor. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Anthony Todd)

U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division participate in the 82nd Airborne Division Airborne Review during All American Week XXIX, May 24, 2018 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Paratroopers past and present converged on the center of military universe to celebrate being members of the "All American" Division and America's Guard of Honor. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Anthony Todd)

U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division participate in the 82nd Airborne Division Airborne Review during All American Week XXIX, May 24, 2018 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Paratroopers past and present converged on the center of military universe to celebrate being members of the “All American” Division and America’s Guard of Honor. (U.S. Army Photo by Pfc. Anthony Todd)

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Paratroopers Loading Up In A C-17

U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, bored a Boeing C-17 Globe Master III during an airbor operationl May 24, 2018 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The airborne operation is the eccumulating event during the 82nd Airborne Division All American Week XXIX displaying the unprecedented tradition in readiness of the unit. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Jay Diaz)

U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, bored a Boeing C-17 Globe Master III during an airbor operationl May 24, 2018 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The airborne operation is the eccumulating event during the 82nd Airborne Division All American Week XXIX displaying the unprecedented tradition in readiness of the unit. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Jay Diaz)

U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, board a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III during an airborne operation May 24, 2018 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The airborne operation is the accumulating event during the 82nd Airborne Division All American Week XXIX displaying the unprecedented tradition in readiness of the unit. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Jay Diaz)