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Master Jumpers: 173rd Airborne's Sky Soldiers

It was a great day for a parachute jump and Sky Soldiers assigned to the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade took advantage, carrying out airborne operations at the Juliet and Frida Drop Zones in Pordenone, Italy. 

A group of paratroopers jump out of an aircraft.
Parachute Jumpers
Army paratroopers assigned to the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, conduct airborne operations from an Air Force 86th Air Wing C-130 Hercules aircraft at the Juliet Drop Zone, Pordenone, Italy, Jan. 11, 2023.
Photo By: Paolo Bovo, Army
VIRIN: 230111-A-JM436-0160A
Paratroopers land on the ground after jumping from a plane.
Landing Zone
Army paratroopers assigned to the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, descend from an Air Force 86th Air Wing C-130 Hercules aircraft onto the Frida Drop Zone, Pordenone, Italy, Jan. 11, 2023.
Photo By: Paolo Bovo, Army
VIRIN: 230111-A-JM436-0218
A paratrooper recovers his parachute.
Parachute Recovery
An Army paratrooper assigned to the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, recovers his T-11 parachute after conducting an airborne operation from an Air Force 86th Air Wing C-130 Hercules aircraft at the Juliet Drop Zone, Pordenone, Italy, Jan. 11, 2023.
Photo By: Paolo Bovo, Army
VIRIN: 230111-A-JM436-0380

The paratroopers used a C-130 Hercules for their jumps.

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The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the Army's contingency response force in Europe, capable of projecting ready forces anywhere in the U.S. European, Africa or Central Commands' areas of responsibility.

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