U.S., Indonesian Paratroopers Participate in Jungle Survival Training

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Indonesian army paratroopers teach a class on jungle survival to U.S. paratroopers during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in Cilodong, Indonesia, June 12, 2013. The paratroopers are assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • Indonesian army paratroopers use an inflatable raft to cross a waterway during a training raid on a high-value target as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in Cilodong, Indonesia, June 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • Indonesian army paratroopers exit an inflatable raft during a training raid on a high-value target as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in Cilodong, Indonesia, June 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • Indonesian army paratroopers demonstrate to U.S. paratroopers how they surround a building and retrieve a high-value target during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in Cilodong, Indonesia, June 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • A U.S. paratrooper congratulates Indonesian army paratroopers after a successful demonstration raid during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in Cilodong, Indonesia, June 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • A U.S. and Indonesian army paratrooper take a break from jungle training during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in Cilodong, Indonesia, June 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. paratroopers hold a large python during jungle survival training taught by Indonesian army paratroopers during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 in Cilodong, Indonesia, June 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. paratroopers hold a large python during jungle survival training by Indonesian army paratroopers during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in Cilodong, Indonesia, June 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • Indonesian army paratroopers show U.S. paratroopers different types of edible plants native to Indonesia as part of jungle survival training during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in Cilodong, Indonesia, June 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. paratroopers learn to handle snakes during jungle survival training taught by Indonesian army paratroopers as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in Cilodong, Indonesia, June 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ron Hartford, center, holds a cobra during jungle survival training taught by Indonesian army paratroopers as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in Cilodong, Indonesia, June 12, 2013. Hartford, a squad leader, is assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod, left, drinks the blood of a cobra during jungle survival training taught by Indonesian Army paratroopers as part of Garuda Shield 2013 bilaterial training in Cilodong, Indonesia, June 12, 2013. MacLeod, a public affiars combat correspondent, is assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • Indonesian army paratroopers cook snake meat for U.S. paratroopers as part of jungle survival training during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in Cilodong, Indonesia, June 12, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod