Airman, Soldiers Participate in Jump Exercise on Fort Bragg, N.C.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Franklin watches a T-11 parachute training class with fellow airmen and soldiers during a joint exercise on Fort Bragg, N.C., Feb. 21, 2013. Franklin is assigned to the 820th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers Airborne from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Kyle St. Vincent, Staff Sgt. Nicholas Urban and Staff Sgt. Andrew Klodt simulate being dragged after landing during a T-11 parachute training class on Fort Bragg, N.C., Feb. 21, 2013.  U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes
  • Airmen get morning chow during a joint exercise on Fort Bragg, N.C., Feb. 22, 2013. The airmen work 12-hour shifts during the exercise, weather permitting. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes
  • Army Pvt. 1st Class Francisco Garnica waits in full face paint to participate in a jump exercise on Fort Bragg, N.C., Feb. 23, 2013. Face paint helps break up skin color, which helps for tactical exercises or night jumps. Garnica is assigned to the 161st Engineer Support Company Combat Airborne. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. William Harman looks over his shoulder during practice landing rolls before participating in a jump exercise on Fort Bragg, N.C., Feb. 23, 2013.  U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes
  • Airmen and soldiers simulate jumping from a C-17 Globemaster before participating in a jump exercise on Fort Bragg, N.C., Feb. 23, 2013.  U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes
  • An Air Force C-17 Globemaster drops cargo during a jump exercise on Fort Bragg, N.C., Feb. 25, 2013. The cargo ranged from backhoes to high-mobility wheeled vehicles.  U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes
  • A high-mobility wheeled vehicle lands during a jump exercise on Fort Bragg, N.C., Feb. 23, 2013. About 70 airmen and soldiers jumped from a C-17 Globemaster. Crews dropped backhoes and rollers with parachutes during the exercise. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes
  • Soldiers jump from a C-17 Globemaster during a jump exercise involving 1,700 parachutes on Fort Bragg, N.C., Feb. 25, 2013. Soldiers simulated the seizing an airfield.  U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes
  • Soldiers parachute during a jump exercise involving 1,700 parachutes on Fort Bragg, N.C., Feb. 25, 2013.  U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes