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1st Lt. Kenny Hamilton recovers his parachute after jumping from a C-130 Hercules onto the Sicily drop zone at Fort Bragg.An airman from the 305th Air Mobility Wing looks out of his aircraft after arriving for Air Mobility Rodeo 2000.A C-5 Galaxy is directed to a parking spot on the ramp as it arrives at Pope Air Force Base for Air Mobility Rodeo 2000.Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division parachute from a C-130 Hercules during the opening ceremonies of Air Mobility Rodeo 2000.Staff Sgt. Stepp looks over the maintenance records of a C-130 prior to the Rodeo 2000 maintenance competition.
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C-130 Hercules taxi down the runway at Pope prior to loading up paratroopers for an airdrop during Rodeo 2000.Soldiers of the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division relax at Pope prior to loading into aircraft for an airdrop.Airman 1st Class Zappe and Airman Villegas take wind velocity and direction readings in preparation for the paratroopers jump.Staff Sgt. Judd prepares to refuel a KC-10 Extender during the aerial refueling competition of Air Mobility Rodeo 2000.Soldiers parachute from a C-130 Hercules as part of the airdrop competition of Air Mobility Rodeo 2000.
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Competitors in the Engine Running On/Offload competition have to shout to discuss the event with the umpires.Capt. Allen hoists the first place trophy for the Special Tactics Parachute Employment competition of Air Mobility Rodeo 2000.Staff Sgt. McMenamin relays wind speed to a C-17 Globemaster III as it makes an assault landing at the Holland Landing Zone.Capt. Catalano completes his pre-flight of his KC-135R Stratotanker at Pope Air Force Base during Rodeo 2000.Senior Airman Kling crawls under razor wire on the Special Tactics Endurance Course during Rodeo 2000.
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Staff Sgt. Donnely and Senior Airmen Taboada, Chew and Owens run out of their C-17 Globemaster III.KC-135R Stratotanker Boom Operator Matt Galloway assists with the preparations to refuel a C-5 Galaxy during Rodeo 2000.Tech. Sgt. Jendrock rolls back a maintenance stand as he prepares to launch a C-141 Starlifter at Pope during Rodeo 2000.C-130 Hercules Navigator Maj. Naumann prepares his mission brief prior to takeoff on a mission from Pope for Rodeo 2000.
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