U.S., Indonesian Paratroopers Participate in Airborne Operation in West Java, Indonesia

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. paratroopers receive parachutes for a partnered mass-tactical airborne operation with Indonesian army paratroopers during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in West Java, Indonesia, June 18, 2013. The paratroopers are assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. Army Maj. Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr. describes to Indonesian army generals how paratroopers exit a C-17 Globemaster aircraft during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in West Java, Indonesia, June 18, 2013. Nicholson is commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division.  U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • A U.S. paratrooper buddy-rigs into parachute harnesses before a partnered mass-tactical airborne operation with Indonesian army paratroopers during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in West Java, Indonesia, June 18, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. Army Maj. Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., left, greets Indonesian army Lt. Gen. Gatot, right, and Army Lt. Gen. Munir, center, before a partnered airborne operation during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in West Java, Indonesia, June 18, 2013. Nicholson is the commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. Army Maj. Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., right, surveys a drop zone with Indonesian army Lt. Gen. Munir, left, before a partnered airborne operation during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in West Java, Indonesia, June 18, 2013. Nicholson is the commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. and Indonesian Army paratroopers communicate with approaching aircraft during a partnered mass-tactical airborne operation during exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in West Java, Indonesia, June 18, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. and Indonesian army paratroopers exit a C-17 Globemaster aircraft during a partnered mass-tactical airborne operation as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in West Java, Indonesia, June 18, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. and Indonesian army paratroopers exit a C-17 Globemaster aircraft during a partnered mass-tactical airborne operation as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in West Java, Indonesia, June 18, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. and Indonesian army paratroopers exit a C-17 Globemaster aircraft during a partnered mass-tactical airborne operation as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in West Java, Indonesia, June 18, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. and Indonesian army paratroopers descend to the drop zone after exiting a C17 Globemaster aircraft during a partnered mass-tactical airborne operation as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in West Java, Indonesia, June 18, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • U.S. and Indonesian army paratroopers exit a C-17 Globemaster aircraft during a partnered mass-tactical airborne operation as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in West Java, Indonesia, June 18, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • Indonesian army paratroopers exit from Indonesian air force C-130 aircrafts during a partnered mass-tactical airborne operation with U.S. paratroopers as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in West Java, Indonesia, June 18, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • Indonesian army paratroopers descend to the drop zone after exiting from an Indonesian air force C-130 aircraft during a partnered mass-tactical airborne operation with U.S. paratroopers as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in West Java, Indonesia, June 18, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod
  • An Indonesian army paratrooper walks off a drop zone while more paratroopers descend behind him during a partnered mass-tactical airborne operation with U.S. paratroopers as part of exercise Garuda Shield 2013 bilateral training in West Java, Indonesia, June 18, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod